General Performing Arts

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WALK THROUGH WALLS: A MEMOIR

Written by Abramovic, Marina
"I had experienced absolute freedom--I had felt that my body was without boundaries, limitless; that pain didn't matter, that nothing mattered at all--and it intoxicated me." In 2010, more than 750,000 people stood in line at Marina Abramovic's MoMA retrospective for the chance to sit across from her and communicate with her nonverbally in an unprecedented durational performance that lasted mo
March 6, 2018 | Paperback | Three Rivers Press (CA) | 384 Pages |
$17.00

JALSA: INDIAN WOMEN AND THEIR JOURNEYS FROM THE SALON TO THE STUDIO

Written by Shah, Vidya
Jalsa takes the reader through the journeys of women performers in India from the salon to the studio. It attempts to give insight into and a perspective on the beginning of the interface of technology and entertainment, and the irreversible impact this has had on how we listen to, enjoy, and consume music.
March 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Tulika Books | 120 Pages |
$45.00
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BROADCAST HYSTERIA: ORSON WELLES'S WAR OF THE WORLDS AND THE ART OF FAKE NEWS

Written by Schwartz, A Brad
On the evening of October 30, 1938, radio listeners across the United States heard a startling report of a meteor strike in the New Jersey countryside. With sirens blaring in the background, announcers in the field described mysterious creatures, terrifying war machines, and thick clouds of poison gas moving toward New York City.
May 17, 2016 | Paperback | Hill & Wang | 352 Pages |
$17.00
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SOUND OF THEIR MUSIC: THE STORY OF RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN REVISED AND UPDATED (REVISED)

Written by Nolan, Frederick
The original work was published in 1978; although this book is not so identified in the title, this is a second or revised edition. Editor and writer Nolan tells how the pair's most popular musicals were created, and provides details about the people who took part. Released to coincide with the cent
September 1, 2002 | Hardcover | Applause Books | 338 Pages |
$24.99
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GREATEST SHOWS ON EARTH:A HISTORY OF THE CIRCUS

Written by Linda Simon
“Step right up!” and buy a ticket to the Greatest Show on Earth—the Big Top, containing death-defying stunts, dancing bears, roaring tigers, and trumpeting elephants. The circus has always been home to the dazzling and the exotic, the improbable and the impossible—a place of myth and romance, of reinvention, rebirth, second acts, and new identities.
November 12, 2014 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books |
$40.00

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