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101 GREATEST PLAYS: FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT

Written by Billington, Michael
Having surveyed post-war British drama in "State of the Nation," Michael Billington now looks at the global picture. In this provocative and challenging new book, he offers his highly personal selection of the 101 greatest plays ranging from the Greeks to the present-day. But his book is no mere list.
April 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Guardian Faber Publishing |
$26.95
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ABSTRACT VAUDEVILLE: THE WORK OF ROSE ENGLISH

Written by Brett, Guy
Rose English emerged from the Conceptual art, dance and feminist scenes of 1970s Britain to become one of the most internationally influential performance artists working today. This comprehensive exhibition catalog documents her 40-year career to date, including legendary site-specific performances and large-scale spectaculars.
December 1, 2014 | Hardcover | Ridinghouse | 432 Pages |
$65.00

ACROBAT OF THE HEART: A PHYSICAL APPROACH TO ACTING INSPIRED BY THE WORK OF JERZY GROTOWSKI

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September 1, 2000 | Paperback |
$16.00
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ACTING IN FILM: AN ACTOR'S TAKE ON MOVIE MAKING

Written by Caine, Michael
(Applause Acting Series). A master actor who's appeared in an enormous number of films, starring with everyone from Nicholson to Kermit the Frog, Michael Caine is uniquely qualified to provide his view of making movies.
February 1, 2000 | Paperback | Applause Theatre & Cinema Book Publishers | 168 Pages |
$19.99

ACTOR AND THE TARGET

Written by Declan Donnellan
“Acting is a reflex, a mechanism for development and survival. . . . It isn’t ‘second nature,’ it is ‘first nature.’”—Declan Donnellan 
September 1, 2006 | Paperback | Theatre Communications Group |
$18.95
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AMERICAN MUSICALS: THE COMPLETE BOOKS AND LYRICS OF EIGHT BROADWAY CLASSICS, 1950-1969

Written by Laurence Maslon
The Broadway musical is one of America’s great indigenous popular forms, a glorious hybrid that emerged “out of our speech, our tempo, our moral attitudes, our way of moving” (as Leonard Bernstein put it).
September 25, 2014 | Hardcover | Library of America |
$37.50
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ANTONIN ARTAUD

Written by David A. Shafer
Poet, actor, playwright, surrealist, drug addict, asylum inmate—Antonin Artaud (1896–1949) is one of the twentieth century’s most enigmatic personalities and idiosyncratic thinkers. In this biography, David A.
March 15, 2016 | Paperback | Reaktion Books |
$19.00

ANYTHING GOES: A HISTORY OF AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATER

Written by Mordden, Ethan
Ethan Mordden has been hailed as "a sharp-eared listener and a discerning critic," by Opera News, which compares his books to "dinner with a knowledgeable, garrulous companion." The "preeminent historian of the American musical" (New York Times), he "brings boundless energy and enthusiasm buttressed by an arsenal of smart anecdotes" (Wall Street Journal).
June 1, 2015 | Paperback | Oxford University Press, USA | 360 Pages |
$19.95

AUGUST WILSON AND THE PITTSBURGH CYCLE

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May 1, 2011 | Paperback |
$19.75
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BARD IN BRIEF: SHAKESPEARE IN QUOTATIONS

Written by Hannah Manktelow
Shakespeare is the greatest dramatist in the English language, but none of his manuscripts survive. Less than half his plays were printed before he died, in editions known as quartos from their relatively small size. Most of his plays appeared in the First Folio, a large, handsome volume printed seven years after Shakespeare's death. What we know of his dramas comes from these sources.
July 1, 2016 | Paperback | British Library Publishing |
$15.95

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