The Backstage Handbook: An Illustrated Almanac of Technical Information

By | June 3, 2017
The Backstage Handbook: An Illustrated Almanac of Technical Information Author Paul Carter
ISBN-10 0911747397
ISBN-13 9780911747393
Year 1994-01-01
Pages 310
Language English
Publisher Broadway Press
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First published in 1988 Backstage Handbook is one of the most widely used stagecraft textbooks in the United States with about 10 000 copies sold every year This handy reference book brings together under one cover an incredible variety of information useful to designers technicians and students who work behind the scenes in theatre film and television Its sturdy leatherette binding will stand up to years of constant use The third edition updates this popular reference book with new terminology and materials and adds dozens of new illustrations of grip hardware film lighting equipment and painting tools Backstage Handbook includes chapters on Tools Hardware Materials Electrics Shop Math Architecture and Theatre There are hundreds of illustrations tables and charts which cover everything from the stock sizes and specs of wood screws to safe working loads for several kinds of rope to illustrations of twenty two types of standard lamp bases

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