[...] It is also the stage manager's business to arrange the time and place of rehearsals, and hold each actor responsible for attendance. On the occasion of the dress rehearsal and of the actual production, it is the stage manager, and t the director, who supervises everything. His position is that of commander-in-chief. He either holds the book, or is at least close by the person who actually follows the lines; sees that each actor is ready for his entrance; that the curtain rises and falls when it should; that his assistants are each in their respective places; and that the entire performance goes as it is intended to go. The Business Manager. This person attends to such matters as renting the theater-or arranging some[...].