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By Jonathan Miller

Jonathan Miller's unusual Graduate examine Lecture addresses the consequences of repeated reside performances for constructing a play's definitive textual content. medical professional, writer, level manufacturer, and director, Miller has produced twelve performs within the acclaimed BBC Shakespeare sequence, directed six of them, and has directed a minimum of a dozen opera productions for the English nationwide and Frankfurt Opera Companies.

wikiBIO: Sir Jonathan Wolfe Miller CBE (born 21 July 1934) is a British theatre and opera director, actor, writer, tv presenter, stand-up comedian and sculptor. knowledgeable as a doctor within the overdue Nineteen Fifties, he first got here to prominence within the early Sixties along with his position within the comedy revue past the perimeter with fellow writers and performers Peter cook dinner, Dudley Moore and Alan Bennett. regardless of having obvious few operas and never realizing how one can learn song, he begun stage-directing them within the Nineteen Seventies and has because develop into one of many world's top opera administrators with a number of vintage productions to his credits. His best-known construction is maybe his 1982 "Mafia"-styled Rigoletto set in Fifties Little Italy, long island. In its early days he was once an affiliate director on the Royal nationwide Theatre and later he ran the previous Vic Theatre. He has additionally turn into a widely known tv character and wide-spread public highbrow in Britain and the U.S. of the USA.

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