The Human Element in the Art of Acting

That disconsolate individual whom you have just passed on the street was probably a playwright. His day has passed. The public will no more of him. The play not only is no longer the thing. It is no longer anything at all. In this best of all possible dr?.matic seasons the actor has taken the bit in his teeth and bolted, with the play rattling and banging along behind him.

But too much emphasis continues to be put on what is, after...

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