Theater

VIEWPOINTS BOOK

Written by Landau, Tina
The Viewpoints is a technique of improvisation that grew out of the postmodern dance world. It was first articulated by choreographer Mary Overlie, who broke down the two dominant issues performers deal with--space and time--into six categories.
November 1, 2005 | Paperback | Theatre Communications Group |
$18.95

THEATER OF THE OPRESSED

Written by Boal, Augusto
"Boal and his work are marvelous examples of the post-modern situation-its problems and its opportunities. Twice exiled, Boal is 'at home' now wherever he finds himself to be. He makes a skeptical, comic, inquisitive and finally optimistic theatre involving spectators and performers in the search for community and integrity.
January 1, 1993 | Paperback | Theatre Communications Group |
$15.95

SARAH: THE LIFE OF SARAH BERNHARDT

Written by Gottlieb, Robert
Though the Bernhardt literature is vast, Gottlieb's Sarah is the first English-language biography to appear in decades. Brilliantly, it tracks the trajectory through which an illegitimate--and scandalous--daughter of a courtesan transformed herself into the most famous actress who ever lived, and into a national icon, a symbol of France.
April 30, 2013 | Paperback | Yale University Press |
$16.00

EUGENE O'NEILL: A LIFE IN FOUR ACTS

Written by Dowling, Robert M
A major new biography of the Nobel Prize-winning playwright whose brilliantly original plays revolutionized American theaterFinalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize
October 28, 2014 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$35.00
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SOMETHING WONDERFUL: RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN'S BROADWAY REVOLUTION

Written by Purdum, Todd S
A revelatory portrait of the creative partnership that transformed musical theater and provided the soundtrack to the American Century They stand at the apex of the great age of songwriting, the creators of the classic Broadway musicals Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound of Music, whose songs have never lost their pop
May 14, 2019 | Paperback | Picador USA | 416 Pages |
$20.00

FRAVER BY DESIGN: FIVE DECADES OF THEATRE POSTER ART FROM BROADWAY, OFF-BROADWAY, AND BEYOND

Written by "Fraver" Verlizzo, Frank
From The Lion King to Moose Murders and from Cat on a Hot Tin Roof to Agatha Christieʼs The Mousetrap, celebrate the Drama Desk Award-winning artwork of Frank "Fraver" Verlizzo with more than 250 of his theatre poster designs from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and around the globe.
May 28, 2018 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 208 Pages |
$34.99

WILL IN THE WORLD: HOW SHAKESPEARE BECAME SHAKESPEARE (ANNIVERSARY)

Written by Greenblatt, Stephen
A young man from a small provincial town moves to London in the late 1580s and, in a remarkably short time, becomes the greatest playwright not of his age alone but of all time. How is an achievement of this magnitude to be explained?
April 4, 2016 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 464 Pages |
$17.95

ON BROADWAY: FROM RENT TO REVOLUTION

Written by Hodges, Drew
A visual and oral history of the past twenty years of theater, On Broadway pulls back the curtain to reveal the creative process involved in bringing a Broadway show to the stage and into the public consciousness through the words of Broadway's most famous personalities and the art of SpotCo.
April 26, 2016 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 224 Pages |
$45.00

TRUE AND FALSE: HERESY AND COMMON SENSE FOR THE ACTOR

Written by Mamet, David
One of our most brilliantly iconoclastic playwrights takes on the art of profession of acting with these words: invent nothing, deny nothing, speak up, stand up, stay out of school. Acting schools, "interpretation," "sense memory," "The Method"--David Mamet takes a jackhammer to the idols of contemporary acting, while revealing the true heroism and nobility of the craft.
February 22, 1999 | Paperback | Vintage | 144 Pages |
$14.95

CONTEMPORARY STAGE DESIGN: IMPRESSIVE ART OF STAGE

-Systematically explains what stage design is, and how to do it -Includes more than 100 projects, divided into different categories such as drama, dance, opera, and music -Includes stage design concepts for Lady Gaga, Muse, R.E.M., and The Academy Awards amongst others Stage design is an important and indispensable part of stage performance, and includes scenery, lightning, make-up, costume, effec
December 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Artpower International Publishing | 320 Pages |
$80.00

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