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By Jonathan Fried,Alvin Epstein

ISBN-10: 1367957869

ISBN-13: 9781367957862

DRESSING ROOM tales: The Making of an Artist is an interesting and significantly unique selection of first-person tales from the early years of theater legend Alvin Epstein. Now ninety, Alvin remembers his formative years in Nineteen Thirties long island, his extraordinary reviews in the course of international battle , his education by the hands of Martha Graham, Etienne Decroux, and Orson Welles, and his explosion onto the hot York theater scene within the 1955-56 season as fortunate within the ny most effective of watching for GODOT.

DRESSING ROOM tales is populated with the various iconic artists Alvin knew and labored with, between them Bert Lahr, Marcel Marceau, Etienne Decroux, Meryl Streep, an aged Gordon Craig and a teenage Barbra Streisand. The publication additionally comprises quite a few photographs from Alvin’s earliest performances. Written with longtime pal and colleague Jonathan Fried, DRESSING ROOM tales brings to print the tales Alvin first advised Jonathan of their dressing room on the American Repertory Theater 23 years ago.

Alvin’s numerous fanatics, colleagues, in addition to theater scholars in every single place, will get pleasure from this long-awaited window into what made Alvin the original American artist he is.

"Actor/writer Jonathan Fried has produced a unbelievable ebook that charts the existence trips and perceptive insights of the nice American actor Alvin Epstein. Now 90, Epstein illuminates the craft of appearing like nobody else. In dialog with Fried, Epstein captures an severe enjoy the craft of appearing mixed with nice mental perception. The event of studying the e-book is either stress-free and profound."
- Anne Bogart

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