“O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend. The brightest heaven of invention, A kingdom for a stage, princes to act. And monarchs to behold the swelling scene …”
Paul has distilled his lifelong experience and Shakespeare research into an ebook (playable on Windows and Mac computers), titled Voicing Shakespeare. You will enjoy seven major sections, all divided into short and easy-to-read chapters, unlocking all the secrets you need to perform Shakespeare’s great work with confidence, clarity, and power. The ebook thoroughly explores verse; prose; voice, speech & dialect; physical performance; musical dynamics; and Shakespeare’s rhetoric.
Please note: This ebook is not currently available on iTunes. The version available for purchase here is compatible only with Windows and Mac computers, not mobile devices. You get an attractive full-color ebook compatible with either your PC or Mac (OSX 10.4 or higher). (You will need the latest version of QuickTime (a free download) to play the embedded sound files.) You will also receive, via e-mail, a registration code for your ebook. Your ebook is compatible with both desktop and laptop computers, but NOT mobile devices. (It will not play on iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.) You must buy it from a computer for use on a computer. (Also please note: You’ll receive your username and password within minutes via e-mail. Your subscription never expires. Windows/Mac ebooks are password protected and play only on your own computers; registration to two computers is permitted; they are not printable, nor are the sound files transferable to any other device; they are playable only on your computer; and sharing with others is not possible, and a violation of copyright. Full E-mail support is available.) Price: $29.95, immediate download, no shipping cost.
Setting Voicing Shakespeare apart from similar publications are its 76 audio and video performances of great Shakespeare speeches; they vividly illustrate the techniques under discussion at the click of your mouse. Performed by Paul and seventeen fellow professional actors from England, the United States, Canada, and Australia, these recordings point the way to a truly international performance style.
With Voicing Shakespeare on your computer, your classical acting work will take a giant step forward. In a special appendix, 10 great Shakespeare audition speeches are analyzed, scanned, scored, and performed in audio/video clips by the skilled men and women of the company. A comprehensive glossary of terms will prove likewise invaluable.
Start building an unbeatable Shakespeare performance repertoire with the masterful assistance of this invaluable tool.