The use of film and video is widespread in contemporary theatre. Staging the Screen explores a variety of productions, ranging from Piscator to Forced Entertainment, charting the impact of developing technologies on practices in dramaturgy and performance. Giesekam addresses critical issues raised by multi-media work and inter-media work
Brief and to-the-point, this guide offers the wisdom gained from Michael Caine's 25 years in film to film actors and fans. It includes chapters on preparation, close-ups, the art of spontaneity, voice, characterization, behaviour on and off the set, working with directors and being a star.