Theater

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ART OF RESONANCE

Written by Bogart, Anne
What is artistic resonance and how can it be linked to one's life and one's art? This latest book of essays from legendary theatre director Anne Bogart, considers the creation of resonance in the artistic endeavour, with a focus on the performing arts. The word 'resonance' comes from the Latin meaning to 're-sound' or 'sound together'.
September 23, 2021 | Paperback | Methuen Drama | 184 Pages |
$24.95
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NAZIMOVA: A BIOGRAPHY

Written by Lambert, Gavin
A forgotten legend, Alla Nazimova was an electrifying Russian-born actress who brought Stanislavksy and Chekhov to American theatre, who was applauded, praised, adored -- an icon of the stage and screen for forty years, before fading into the shadows of time. Gavin Lambert unearthed Nazimova's unpublished memoirs, letters, and notes, writing an evocative retelling of her extraordinary life.
November 16, 2021 | Paperback | University Press of Kentucky | 420 Pages |
$24.95
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WHEN THE LIGHTS ARE BRIGHT AGAIN: LETTERS AND IMAGES OF LOSS, HOPE AND RESILIENCE FROM THE THEATER COMMUNITY

Written by Norlen, Andrew
It began as an artist's desperate desire to express himself inside a worldwide pandemic, but in one year's time it has grown into a theater industry and country-wide outlet for healing, grief, justice, and hope in the theater community. The Covid-19 pandemic revealed what a world without live performance looks and feels like.
November 1, 2021 | Hardcover | Applause Books | 240 Pages |
$40.00
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BREAKING INTO SONG: WHY YOU SHOULDN'T HATE MUSICALS

Written by Lenson, Adam
People rarely say they hate books, or television, or films. But they often say they hate musicals. Moreover everyone seems to have a fixed idea of exactly what a musical is; what it sounds like, looks like, or is about. Why is the collision and integration of music, song and storytelling so polarising and why have we allowed a form so full of possibility to become so repetitive and restrictive?
September 2, 2021 | Paperback | Salamander Street Ltd. | 188 Pages |
$17.95
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SINGULAR SENSATION: THE TRIUMPH OF BROADWAY

Written by Riedel, Michael
"Fun and gossipy." --The Wall Street Journal * "A masterful history." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) * "Engaging." --Newsweek A "brisk, insightful, and deliciously detailed take" (Kirkus Reviews) on a transformative decade on Broadway, featuring behind-the-scenes accounts of shows such as Rent, Angels in America, Chicago, The
October 19, 2021 | Paperback | Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster | 352 Pages |
$17.00
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SHAKESPEARE: HIS LIFE AND WORKS

Written by Dunton-Downer, Leslie
Unravel the history, themes, and language of Shakespeare's plays, poems, and sonnets with this beautifully illustrated guide to his life and works. Comedy and romance, history, and tragedy, Shakespeare's canon has it all. Some 400 years after they were written and first performed, his works remain fresh and relevant today.
October 5, 2021 | Hardcover | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) |
$30.00
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WONDERFUL GUY: CONVERSATIONS WITH THE GREAT MEN OF MUSICAL THEATER

Written by Shapiro, Eddie
Fascinating, never-before-published interviews with Broadway's leading men offer behind-the-scenes looks at the careers of some of the most beloved perfomers today.
June 1, 2021 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 368 Pages |
$39.95
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PUTTING IT TOGETHER: HOW STEPHEN SONDHEIM AND I CREATED SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE

Written by Lapine, James
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the iconic musical Sunday in the Park with George Putting It Together chronicles the two-year odyssey of creating the iconic Broadway musical Sunday in the Park with George.
August 3, 2021 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 416 Pages |
$40.00
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KABUKI GREATS - HISTORICAL PERIOD DRAMAS

Written by 松竹
「時代物」は、歌舞伎らしい華やかな世界が広がる歴史フィクション。あらすじ、登場人物、みどころなどをビジュアルとともに展開。歌舞伎初心者でも楽しめる、永久保存版!
December 1, 2018 | Hardcover | 美術出版社 | 191 Pages |
$63.50
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KABUKI GREATS - DRAMATIC DANCES

Written by 松竹
松竹株式会社監修歌舞伎演目紹介BOOK第三弾!日英バイリンガル。「舞踊」は、躍動感溢れるものから舞踊劇まで、小品から大作まで多彩に揃う。あらすじ、登場人物、みどころなどをビジュアルとともに展開。歌舞伎初心者でも楽しめる、永久保存版!
June 1, 2019 | Hardcover | 美術出版社 | 191 Pages |
$63.50

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