"The director may be the head coach of the team of people who stage a play, but the stage manager is their quarterback. While the play is going on, the stage manager is running the show. This book explains the many responsibilities of this vital position, and how an effective stage manager organizes the crew so that everything runs smoothly"--Provided by the publisher.
Title proper from title frame.
The stage manager's skills -- Working with a team -- Stage managing the play -- Pitfalls and problems -- Life after stage management.