By Brian Woolland

Ben Jonson and Theatre is an research and social gathering of Jonson's performs from the perspective of the theatre practitioner in addition to the instructor. Reflecting the expanding curiosity within the wider box of Renaissance drama, this e-book bridges the theory/practice divide by means of debating how Jonson's drama operates in functionality. Ben Jonson and Theatre includes:
* discussions with and among practitioners
* essays at the staging of the plays
* edited transcripts of interviews with modern practitioners
the quantity contains contributions from Joan Littlewood, Sam Mendes, John Nettles, Simon Russell Beale and Geoffrey Rush, Oscar-winning actor for Shine.

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