Max Reinhardt Retrospective

Zwick, Edward
August 1974
New Republic;8/31/74, Vol. 171 Issue 9, p28
Provides a retrospective account of the career of playwright Max Reinhardt. Role of Reinhardt in the emergence of modern theater; People influenced by Reinhardt; Versatility of Reinhardt as stage actor; Methods used by Reinhardt to deal with the cast of his plays; Relationship of Reinhardt with his actors; Belief of Reinhardt in acting as a craft; Statement that his dramatic experiments included every aspect of theater production; Statement that Reinhardt's performances reflected an unparalleled union of theoretical conceptions with practical applications.


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