How to Direct a Play: A Masterclass in Comedy, Tragedy, Farce, Shakespeare, New Plays, Opera and Musicals (Paperback)
An indispensable guide to a director's craft, packed full of advice and peppered with priceless anecdotes about the highs and the lows of a lifetime's work in the theatre.
There’s a great deal of useful, down-to-earth advice in this book some of Murray’s anecdotes are highly entertaining.” The Stage
An easy and entertaining read that gives an overview of the job of director from the point of view of someone who has been directing for nearly half a century and points out quite a number of traps and pitfalls for an inexperienced director to avoid. As such, it is a useful introduction to the profession.” British Theatre Guide
Easy to read, frank and brutally honest Filled with brilliant advice this book is invaluable to anyone currently training to be a director, or ones who are looking at new approaches to their craft fresh and stands out, an easy to digest book filled with bite- size golden nuggets of information that anyone with an interest in theatre would find invaluable.” The Public Reviews