Theater

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AUDITION: EVERYTHING AN ACTOR NEEDS TO KNOW TO GET THE PART

Written by Shurtleff, Michael
When Streisand, Redford, Vereen, Tomlin, Midler, and Hoffman got their first breaks Michael Shurtleff was there. Michael Shurtleff has been casting director for Broadway shows like Chicago and Becket and for films like The Graduate and Jesus Christ Superstar. His legendary course on auditioning has launched hundreds of successful careers.
December 2, 1979 | Mass Market Paperbound | Bantam | 288 Pages |
$7.99
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FABER POCKET GUIDE TO SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS

Written by Stephen, Unwin
Going to see a 'Shakespeare' and want a quick run-down on the plot before you start? Teaching the 'Henry's' and need a handy guide to all the histories for the students? A Pocket Guide to Shakespeare's Plays gives all this and more: an introduction to Shakespeare and his times; a note on the sources; cast lists, synopses; main character descriptions and an essay on each play.
February 15, 2007 | Paperback | Faber & Faber | 272 Pages |
$14.95
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ART OF DRAMATIC WRITING: ITS BASIS IN THE CREATIVE INTERPRETATION OF HUMAN MOTIVES

Written by Egri, Lajos
Amid the hundreds of "how-to" books that have appeared in recent years, there have been very few which attempted to analyze the mysteries of play-construction. This book does that - and its principles are so valid that they apply equally well to the short story, novel and screenplay. Lajos Egri examines a play from the inside out, starting with the heart of any drama: its characters.
February 15, 1972 | Paperback | Touchstone Books | 320 Pages |
$17.99
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CHALLENGE FOR THE ACTOR

Written by Hagen, Uta
Theoretically, the actor ought to be more sound in mind and body than other people, since he learns to understand the psychological problems of human beings when putting his own passions, his loves, fears, and rages to work in the service of the characters he plays.
August 21, 1991 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company | 336 Pages |
$28.00
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EMPTY SPACE: A BOOK ABOUT THE THEATRE: DEADLY, HOLY, ROUGH, IMMEDIATE

Written by Brook, Peter
From director and cofounder of the Royal Shakespeare Company Peter Brook, The Empty Space is a timeless analysis of theatre from the most influential stage director of the twentieth century. As relevant as when it was first published in 1968, groundbreaking director and cofounder of the Royal Shakespeare Company Peter Brook draws on a life in love with the stage to explo
December 1, 1995 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company | 144 Pages |
$16.00
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HOW TO STOP ACTING

Written by Guskin, Harold
The Great Guskin (John Lahr, The New Yorker) shares the approach he uses to help actors land roles, develop them, and keep them alive Harold Guskin is an acting doctor whose clients include Kevin Kline, Glenn Close, James Gandolfini, Bridget Fonda, and dozens more.
June 25, 2003 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 208 Pages |
$17.00
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ON THE TECHNIQUE OF ACTING

Written by Chekhov, Michael
The most authoritive, authentic text of a classic guide to acting
November 1, 1993 | Paperback | Harper Paperbacks | 240 Pages |
$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 | 226 Pages |
$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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