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A Studied Madness by Heywood Hale Broun

By Heywood Hale Broun

Brought again into print after 14 years and released in paperback for the 1st time, this leisurely meditation at the paintings of performing and at the author’s lifestyles in that artwork demonstrates a good-natured humorousness and a fascinating type. In a chain of essays, Broun lightly knocks the theatrical world—the viewers touring from small city to small city merely to have a construction fold correct outdoor of recent York; the trauma of doing reside television; getting bit components in advertisements or horror videos after years of classical education; etc. Oddly adequate, whereas deglamorizing his occupation, he makes a superb case for it: he loved his life.

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