Theater

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ON THE TECHNIQUE OF ACTING

Written by Chekhov, Michael
In the four decades since its first publication, Michael Chekhov's To the Actor has become a standard text for students of the theater. This new, definitive version of his master work clarifies the principles Chekhov taught Yul Brynner, Gregory Peck, Marilyn Monroe, and Anthony Quinn, among others. Line drawings.
November 1, 1993 | Paperback | Harper Paperbacks |
$15.99
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RESPECT FOR ACTING

Written by Hagen, Uta
Respect for Acting "This fascinating and detailed book about acting is Miss Hagen's credo, the accumulated wisdom of her years spent in intimate communion with her art. It is at once the voicing of her exacting standards for herself and those she [taught], and an explanation of the means to the end." --Publishers Weekly
July 1, 2008 | Hardcover | Wiley |
$22.95
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THEATRICAL SCENIC ART

Written by Troubridge, Emma
Supported by over 400 striking illustrations, this is an essential companion for technical theatre students, practicing scenic artists and for all who are interested in the art of creating painted and textured surfaces for performance.
May 1, 2019 | Paperback | Crowood Press (UK) | 288 Pages |
$49.95
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SHAKESPEARE BOOK: BIG IDEAS SIMPLY EXPLAINED

Written by DK
The Shakespeare Book brings the work of William Shakespeare to life with full-color photography, images, idea webs, timelines, and quotes that help you understand the context of Shakespeare's plays and poems.
February 12, 2019 | Paperback | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) | 352 Pages |
$17.99
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RISE UP!: BROADWAY AND AMERICAN SOCIETY FROM 'ANGELS IN AMERICA' TO 'HAMILTON'

Written by Jones, Chris
Penned by one of America's best-known daily theatre critics and organized chronologically, this lively and readable book tells the story of Broadway's renaissance from the darkest days of the AIDS crisis, via the disaster that was Spiderman: Turn off the Dark through the unparalleled financial, artistic and political success of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton.
November 15, 2018 | Paperback | Methuen Drama |
$24.95
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AMERICAN THEATRE WING, AN ORAL HISTORY: 100 YEARS, 100 VOICES, 100 MILLION MIRACLES

Written by Patrcik Pacheco
Celebrating the 100 years of the American Theatre Wing, this book is a fascinating cornucopia of untold lore and never-before-seen photos as prismatic and unexpected as the theater itself.
August 28, 2018 | Hardcover | Graphic Arts Books | 268 Pages |
$45.00
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PHOTOGRAPHING SHAKESPEARE: THE FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY

Written by Dawson, Robert
- The Folger is a singular library devoted to the greatest writer in the English language - Offers close-up and behind-the-scenes views of everyday life at the Library - Folger's editions of Shakespeare's plays are perennial best-sellers, popular with students and general readers alike Founded in 1932, the Folger Library in Washington, D.C. is the world's largest Shakespeare collection.
May 18, 2018 | Hardcover | Lucia Marquand | 136 Pages |
$40.00
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SECRETS OF NOH MASKS

Written by Udaka, Michishige
In terms of style, Noh drama is the quintessence of simplicity. Performed by a handful of players, mostly masked and using minimal props and exceedingly understated movements, this is theater pared down to its essentials. Yet, as an art form, Noh drama is highly complex^DDLrichly symbolic, nuanced and exquisite in its austerity.
November 13, 2018 | Paperback | Kodansha |
$25.00
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BALANCING ACTS: BEHIND THE SCENES AT LONDON'S NATIONAL THEATRE

Written by Hytner, Nicholas
The former director of London's National Theatre presents a candid, behind-the-scenes memoir about his career directing theater, producing films and opera, and working closely with some of the world's most celebrated actors.
December 4, 2018 | Paperback | Vintage |
$17.00
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PLAYING TO THE GODS: SARAH BERNHARDT, ELEONORA DUSE, AND THE RIVALRY THAT CHANGED ACTING FOREVER

Written by Rader, Peter
The riveting story of the rivalry between the two most renowned actresses of the nineteenth century: legendary Sarah Bernhardt, whose eccentricity on and off the stage made her the original diva, and mystical Eleonora Duse, who broke all the rules to popularize the natural style of acting we celebrate today.
August 21, 2018 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 288 Pages |
$26.00

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