By Jonathan Fried,Alvin Epstein
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 e-book additionally includes a variety of photographs from Alvin’s earliest performances. Written with longtime pal and colleague Jonathan Fried, DRESSING ROOM tales brings to print the tales Alvin first informed Jonathan of their dressing room on the American Repertory Theater 23 years ago.
Alvin’s numerous enthusiasts, colleagues, in addition to theater scholars all over, 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 spectacular publication that charts the lifestyles trips and perceptive insights of the nice American actor Alvin Epstein. Now 90, Epstein illuminates the craft of appearing like not anyone else. In dialog with Fried, Epstein captures an excessive have fun with the craft of performing mixed with nice mental perception. The event of examining the ebook is either stress-free and profound."
- Anne Bogart
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DRESSING ROOM STORIES: The Making of an Artist by Jonathan Fried,Alvin Epstein