Theater

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BLUE TOUCH PAPER: A MEMOIR

Written by Hare, David
David Hare has long been one of Britain's best-known screenwriters and dramatists. He's the author of more than thirty acclaimed plays that have appeared on Broadway, in the West End, and at the National Theatre. He wrote the screenplays for the hugely successful films The Hours, Plenty, and The Reader.
November 2, 2015 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 368 Pages |
$27.95
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JOY RIDE: SHOW PEOPLE AND THEIR SHOWS

Written by Lahr, John
Joy Ride throws open the stage door and introduces readers to such makers of contemporary drama as Arthur Miller, Tony Kushner, Wallace Shawn, Harold Pinter, David Rabe, David Mamet, Mike Nichols, and August Wilson.
September 21, 2015 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 592 Pages |
$29.95
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AUGUST WILSON AND THE PITTSBURGH CYCLE

Written by Smith, Kaelyn
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. August Wilson is one of the most significant American playwrights of the 20th century. His plays are vibrant depictions of the African-American experience and have earned prestigious recognition including Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
May 10, 2011 | Paperback | Webster's Digital Services |
$19.75
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AMERICAN MUSICALS: THE COMPLETE BOOKS AND LYRICS OF EIGHT BROADWAY CLASSICS, 1950-1969

Written by Maslon, Laurence
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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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 influential performance artists working today. Her uniquely interdisciplinary work combines elements of theatre, circus, opera and poetry to explore themes of gender politics, the identity of the performer and the metaphysics of presence.
April 1, 2014 | Hardcover | Ridinghouse |
$65.00
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PUPPETRY: A WORLD HISTORY

Written by Blumenthal, Eileen
Puppets have existed in one form or another in nearly every culture throughout human history. From the intriguing shadow puppets of Java to the romantically challenged Miss Piggy, from African carved-wood actors with outsize genitalia to merry maniac Mr. Punch, puppets are incredibly diverse, reflecting the varied cultures, environments, and personalities of their creators.
July 1, 2005 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams |
$75.00
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OPEN DOOR

Written by Brook, Peter
From King Lear to the Tragedy of Carmen, from Marat/Sade to the epic Mahabharata, Peter Brook has reinvented modern theatre, not once but again and again. In The Open Door the visionary director and theorist offers a lucid, comprehensive exposition of the philosophy that underlies his work.
January 4, 2005 | Paperback | Anchor Books |
$15.00
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STELLA ADLER ON AMERICA'S MASTER PLAYWRIGHTS

Written by Adler, Stella
Stella Adler was one of the most influential acting teachers of all time, a legendary force of nature whose generations of students include Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Anthony Quinn, Diana Ross, Robert De Niro, Warren Beatty, Annette Benning, and Mark Ruffalo.
September 10, 2013 | Paperback | Vintage |
$18.00
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STELLA ADLER ON IBSEN, STRINDBERG & CHEKHOV

Written by Adler, Stella
An original member of the famed Group Theater, Stella Adler was one of the most influential artists to come out of the American theater. As a Stanislavsky disciple and founder of her own highly esteemed acting conservatory, the extravagant actress was also an eminent acting teacher, training her students--among them Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, and Robert DeNiro--in the art of script interpretation.
September 12, 2000 | Paperback | Vintage | 352 Pages |
$18.00
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INTENT TO LIVE: ACHIEVING YOUR TRUE POTENTIAL AS AN ACTOR

Written by Moss, Larry
"I call this book The Intent to Live because great actors don't seem to be acting, they seem to be actually living."
December 27, 2005 | Paperback | Bantam | 368 Pages |
$18.00

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