Theater

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MPALERMU, DANCERS, AND OTHER PLAYS

Written by Spedalieri, Francesca
Emma Dante's passionate and brutal plays stem from a need to confront important familial and societal realities in contemporary southern Italy. Her twenty-first century tales challenge stereotypes of the country and stage acts of resistance against the social, political, and economic conditions of Sicily.
April 15, 2020 | Paperback | Swan Isle Press | 320 Pages |
$30.00
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I CAN'T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE, BABY: DOROTHY FIELDS AND HER LIFE IN THE AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATER

Written by Pressley, Kristin Stultz
Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein, Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, and . . . Dorothy Fields. These are the giants of the golden age of musical theater. Although she may not be as well known as her male counterparts, Dorothy Fields was America's most brilliant and successful female lyricist, who for five decades kept up with the greats.
December 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Applause Books | 208 Pages |
$24.95
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SINGULAR SENSATION: THE TRIUMPH OF BROADWAY

Written by Riedel, Michael
The extraordinary story of a transformative decade on Broadway, featuring gripping behind-the-scenes accounts of shows such as Rent, Angels in America, Chicago, The Lion King, and The Producers--shows that changed the history of the American theater. The 1990s was a decade of profound change on Broadway.
November 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster | 352 Pages |
$28.00
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TIME TO ACT: AN INTIMATE PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT OF ACTORS BACKSTAGE

Written by Annand, Simon
- A unique series of photographs that go behind the scenes in London theaters, capturing world renowned actors before they go on stage- Includes a foreword by Cate Blanchett- "Simon Annand is one of the most amazing photographers I have had the pleasure of working with.
November 23, 2020 | Hardcover | Lannoo Publishers | 256 Pages |
$50.00
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NOEL COWARD ON (AND IN) THEATRE

Written by Coward, Noel
From "the master" of sophisticated, daring comedy; actor, playwright, songwriter, composer, director, whose light, sharp wit shaped, seduced, (at times) shocked, and enchanted the English and American stage for half a century--his thoughts, lyrics, essays, commentary, asides on everything having to do with the theatre and his dazzling life in it. The book Noel Coward wanted, promised, t
October 5, 2021 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$40.00
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SHAKESPEARE MOTLEY: AN ILLUSTRATED COMPENDIUM

Written by The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
A Shakespeare Motley is a delightful cabinet of Shakespearean curiosities, arranged in alphabetical order, that will inform, enthuse, intrigue, and amuse anyone who wants to know more about the life and work of the world's best-known author.
September 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 160 Pages |
$19.95
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THIS IS NOT MY MEMOIR

Written by London, Todd
The autobiography-of-sorts of André Gregory, an iconic figure in American theater and the star of My Dinner with André This is Not My Memoir tells the life story of André Gregory, iconic theatre director, writer, and actor. For the first time, Gregory shares memories from a life lived for art, including stories from the making of My Dinner with André.
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 224 Pages |
$27.00
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GREAT WHITE WAY: RACE AND THE BROADWAY MUSICAL (SECOND EDITION, NEW)

Written by Hoffman, Warren
Broadway musicals are one of America's most beloved art forms and play to millions of people each year. But what do these shows, which are often thought to be just frothy entertainment, really have to say about our country and who we are as a nation?
February 14, 2020 | Paperback | Rutgers University Press | 302 Pages |
$29.95
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PLAYING BY EAR: REFLECTIONS ON SOUND AND MUSIC

Written by Brook, Peter
In this collection of essays, legendary theatre director Peter Brook reflects on the role of music in theatre and performance and revisits some of the best-known productions from his long and distinguished career, including Titus Andronicus, Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute, and The Prisoner.
July 28, 2020 | Paperback | Theatre Communications Group | 80 Pages |
$16.95
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MACBETH IN HARLEM: BLACK THEATER IN AMERICA FROM THE BEGINNING TO RAISIN IN THE SUN

Written by Mason, Clifford
In 1936 Orson Welles directed a celebrated all-black production of Macbeth that was hailed as a breakthrough for African Americans in the theater.
June 12, 2020 | Hardcover | Rutgers University Press | 246 Pages |
$32.95

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