How to Play a Dead ManMarc Grapey's notes on how to play a dead man include:(from Steppenwolf's Blog).
- Acting is re-acting. It’s true. Don’t react to anything on stage. You are dead.
- All great actors listen to their scene partners. You can listen, but you can’t hear. Once again, you are dead.
- Pee before you take the stage.
- Use the 3 seconds of blackout left after you get on stage to find the most comfortable position possible
August: Osage County Won Tonys'August: Osage County,' produced by various people and organizations including The Steppenwolf Theatre Company, won the Tonys for Best Play, Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play, Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play, Best Direction of a Play and Best Scenic Design of a Play.
Interviews with Industry ProfessionalsThe Acting Studio Chicago has put some Q&A interviews with Chicago industry professionals online. They've interviewed some directors, casting directors, agents and others.
Paul Sills past away from pneumonia last night.
Read the New York Times piece for more info.