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Behind the footlights, or, The stage as I knew it

W. C. Day

Behind the footlights, or, The stage as I knew it

by W. C. Day

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Published by F. Warne in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Day, W. C,
    • Amateur theater -- England -- History -- 19th century,
    • Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBehind the footlights., Stage as I knew it.
      Statementby W.C. Day ; illustrated by G.B. Le Fanu.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2598.D32 A32 1885
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 191 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2939244M
      LC Control Number84177293

      The magic that happens onstage is only half the story Go behind the red curtain, and follow Pepper's wild vaudeville adventure. _____ New York City in is a wonderland of endless possibilities for anyone who dares to dream, and no one has bigger dreams than young Pepper MacClair, a struggling vaudeville chorus girl who craves the Broadway limelight/5(51). Footlights Lyrics: I live the kind of life most men only dream of / I make my living writing songs and singing them / But I'm forty-one years old and I ain't got no place to go / When it's over / So.

        Composer Duncan Sheik’s musical version of Paul Mazursky’s box office smash has a lot going for it -- a talented cast, an easy-on-the-ears score, and a book that totally respects the source material -- but, at the end of the day, one wonders about the wisdom of adapting the film for the stage at all, much less adding songs to it. Behind The Scenes With The Nutcracker 10am and pm “My first year at OHS has been wonderfully challenging. Teaching and directing in a new space is .

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Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Day, W.C. Behind the footlights, or, The stage as I knew it. London ; New York. This book about the stage first published in gives an insight into many aspects of the theatre and the acting profession and is illustrated with 20 portraits of performers and writers of the by: 2.

Excerpt from Behind the Footlights I don't see any folly, I only see a great career opening before me. I want to go on the stage and make a name. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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He defines himself as a complete theatrewallah, working backstage on productions, with writers, even walking on for a non-speaking part. Page - called my mother, and on waddled Mrs.

Davenport, and, turning back, called in her turn " Juliet. " My aunt gave me an impulse forward, and I ran straight across the stage, stunned with the tremendous shout that greeted me, my eyes covered with mist, and the green baize flooring of the stage feeling as if it rose up against my feet; but I got hold of my mother, and.

In a plucky scheme to seek revenge, he commandeers The Great Freddie's stage act and entraps the entertainer in the postwar ashes of Germany.

Behind the footlights, the dybbuk lights up the terrible fate of a million and a half Jewish children, including Avrom himself. But by Shakespeare’s time, even though many productions were still taking advantage of natural light through afternoon stagings, stage lighting nevertheless encompassed everything from the candles behind the footlights to the use of torches, candles, and rudimentary coverings to allow for more control of the lighting from scene to scene.

Round the Footlights is not exclusively a book for the theatre shelves of bookstores. Instead it is part of series of Round the books, with the preceding two being Round the Cloisters (a tour of cathedrals) and Round the Turnstiles (a tour of football grounds).

With only a few days to go until Cambridge Footlights are on our stage, performer Harry Balden spills all on the creation of last month's Footlights Spring Revue: Crossed Wires!. When I see a comedy show I personally wonder if it was as much fun to make as it was to watch, as I know of comedy shows whose production process had resembled a.

Performed every three years, it is a tradition going back tomany now well-known faces have performed in this tri-annual event including Tom Hiddleston, Ralph Vaughan Williams and James Mason. Ahead of this year's production we sat down with students Katherine and Theo to get a behind the scenes glimpse at this year's cast.

The earliest known definite description of stage lighting may be found in Architectura Civilis (; “Civil Architecture”), by Joseph Furttenbach (also spelled Furtenbach).

He describes the use of oil lamps and candles set in a row along the front edge of the stage but out of sight of the audience, and he also mentions vertical rows of lamps behind each wing at the sides of the stage. Before the footlights and behind the scenes; a book about the show business in all its branches from puppet show to grand opera, from mountebanks to menageries, from learned pigs to lecturers, from burlesque blondes to actors and actresses by Logan, Olive (Logan) Footlights, in theatre, row of lights set at floor level at the front of a stage, used to provide a part of the general illumination and to soften the heavy shadows produced by overhead lighting.

As first used on the English stage in the latter part of the 17th century, footlights consisted of open-flame oil lamps with floating wicks. Off Stage: Set Three Kilmer and Jacko’s relationship has been foundering for a long time.

With the end in sight and despairing that he might never find a Dom who suits him, Kilmer heads to a local bar to drown his sorrows&#;and. A book review of The Strangling on the Stage by Simon Brett. “ an entertaining whodunit, with one drama going on before the footlights and another behind them” a book review by Toni V.

Sweeney: The Strangling on the Stage. Behind the Footlights at the Cash Tribute it’s where he performed on the Grand Ole Opry until he kicked out the stage’s footlights in a fit of rage and it was that same stage where his.

The memorandum-book begins with the well-known words saying that 'the management of the Opera shall give to the performance of the National Academy of Music the splendor that becomes the first lyric stage in France' and ends with Cla which says that the privilege can be withdrawn if the manager infringes the conditions stipulated in the.

They all knew, of course, and said so again and again as they filed inside and took their seats, that The Petrified Forest was hardly one. Footlights Lyrics: I live a kind of life / Most men only dream of / I make my living writing songs / And singin' them / I'm a whole lot older now / And there's still no place to go when it's over.Footlights Burnley is the second franchise for the dynamic duo that is Aaron Doherty and Jack Tubb.

They opened their first school Footlights Rossendale in April and have gone on to build a strong, successful stage school now open over 4 days a week.I live the kinda life most men only dream of I make my livin' writin' songs and singin' them But I'm forty-one years old and I ain't got no place to go When it's over So I hide my age and make the stage and Try to kick the footlights out again I throw my old guitar across the stage and Then my bassman takes the ball And the crowd goes nearly wild to see My guitar nearly fall After .