Preface to the Second Edition

I begin this preface with a colored text box, which you will soon come to recognize as my way of having a personal conversation with you or delivering additional information and experience.

It was with pleasure and excitement that I was asked to do a second edition of this book and bring you into the twenty-first century of theatre. If you happen to be like I was in college, when reading a textbook or self-help book, you might be tempted to flip past the pages at the front and go directly to the first chapter, where I figured the important information started, the stuff on which I would be tested.

Well, you too can do that here, but you will miss some good information that will set you up and help you get the ...

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