Theater

PLACE FOR US: "WEST SIDE STORY" AND NEW YORK

From its Broadway debut to the Oscar-winning film to countless amateur productions, West Side Story is nothing less than an American touchstone--an updating of Shakespeare vividly realized in a rapidly changing postwar New York. That vision of postwar New York is at the heart of Julia L. Foulkes's A Place for Us.
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$30.00

SHAKESPEARE ON PAGE AND STAGE: SELECTED ESSAYS

This volume presents a winning selection of the very best essays from the long and distinguished career of Stanley Wells, one of the most well-known and respected Shakespeare scholars in the world.
November 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$29.95

BLUE MAN WORLD

The first-ever Blue Man Group book, published on the occasion of their 25th anniversary. As entertaining and hilarious as the show itself, Blue Man World reveals everything you ever wanted to know about the Blue Men, but couldn't get them to tell you.
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$24.99

TECHNICAL THEATER FOR NONTECHNICAL PEOPLE

Technical Theater for Nontechnical People helps actors, directors, stage managers, producers, and event planners understand every aspect of technical theater--from scenery, lighting, and sound to props, costumes, and stage management.
November 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$19.99

NEIL SIMON'S MEMOIRS

The complete memoirs of playwright Neil Simon--the author of such iconic works as Lost in Yonkers, The Odd Couple, Biloxi Blues, and The Goodbye Girl--now with a new introduction and afterword.
November 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$35.00

YEAR OF LEAR: SHAKESPEARE IN 1606

Preeminent Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro shows how the tumultuous events in 1606 influenced three of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies written that year--King Lear, Macbeth, and Antony and Cleopatra. "The Year of Lear is irresistible--a banquet of wisdom" (The New York Times Book Review).
October 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$18.00

RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BROADWAY

The story of the rise, fall, and redemption of Broadway--its stars, its biggest shows, its producers, and all the drama, intrigue, and power plays that happened behind the scenes.
October 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$17.00

THEN AND NOW: A MEMOIR

One of the greatest American singers and actresses of her generation looks back on a magical and turbulent life spanning a half century of theatrical history from the golden age of the Broadway musical to the present day.
June 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$28.99

SEASON: A CANDID LOOK AT BROADWAY

(Limelight). Playwright/novelist/screenwriter Goldman analyzes Broadway from the perspective of the audiences, playwrights, critics, producers and actors. "Very nearly perfect... It is a loose-limbed, gossipy, insider, savvy, nuts-and-bolts report on the annual search for the winning numbers that is now big-time American commercial theatre." Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times
July 1, 2004 | Paperback |
$20.00

BY WOMEN POSSESSED: A LIFE OF EUGENE O'NEILL

Celebrated for their books on Eugene O'Neill and enjoying access to a trove of previously sealed archival material, the Gelbs deliver their final volume on the stormy life and brilliant oeuvre of this Nobel Prize-winning American playwright. This is a tour through both a magical moment in American theater and the troubled life of a genius.
November 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$50.00

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