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WHEN BROADWAY WENT TO HOLLYWOOD

Written by Mordden, Ethan
When films like The Jazz Singer started to integrate synchronized music, in the late 1920s many ambitious songwriting pioneers of the Great White Way - George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, and Lorenz Hart, among many others - were enticed westward by Hollywood studios' promises of national exposure and top dollar success.
December 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA |
$29.95
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THEATER OF FEAR & HORROR: EXPANDED EDITION: THE GRISLY SPECTACLE OF THE GRAND GUIGNOL OF PARIS, 1897-1962

Written by Gordon, Mel
"Bloodcurdling shrieks, fiendish schemes, deeds of darkness, mayhem and mutilation--we all have a rough idea of what Grand Guignol stands for. But until now it has been hard to find out much more about it than that.
August 9, 2016 | Paperback | Feral House |
$24.95
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HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION

Written by McCarter, Jeremy
Includes libretto and photographs from the musical, as well as an account of the creation of the musical, from the composition of the first song of the show in 2009 to the opening night in 2015.
April 12, 2016 | Hardcover | Grand Central Publishing |
$45.00
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O'NEILL SON AND PLAYWRIGHT (REVISED)

Written by Scheaffer, Louis
The most lauded playwright in American history, Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953) won four Pulitzer Prizes and a Nobel Prize for a body of work that includes The Iceman Cometh, Mourning Becomes Electra, Desire Under the Elms, and Long Day's Journey into Night. His life, the direct source for so much of his art, was one of personal tumult from the very beginning.
August 19, 2002 | Paperback | Cooper Square Press |
$11.95
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O'NEILL: SON AND ARTIST

Written by Scheaffer, Louis
Sheaffer's two-volume biography of American platwright Eugene O'Neill-the second volume of which won a Pulitzer Prize-makes use of previously unknown documents and numerous interviews to present an insightful look at O'Neill's troubled life.
August 19, 2002 | Paperback | Cooper Square Press | 750 Pages |
$11.95
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PARTNERSHIP: BRECHT, WEILL, THREE WOMEN, AND GERMANY ON THE BRINK

Written by Katz, Pamela
Among the most creative and outsized personalities of the Weimar Republic, that sizzling yet decadent epoch between the Great War and the Nazis' rise to power, were the renegade poet Bertolt Brecht and the rebellious avant-garde composer Kurt Weill.
December 8, 2015 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 496 Pages |
$17.95

PRACTICAL HANDBOOK FOR THE ACTOR

Written by Bruder, Melissa
6 working actors describe their methods and philosophies of the theater. All have worked with playwright David Mamet at the Goodman Theater in Chicago.
April 12, 1986 | Paperback | Vintage | 112 Pages |
$15.00
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SANFORD MEISNER ON ACTING

Written by Longwell, Dennis
A primer for aspiring and beginning actors, by one of the most renowned and beloved acting coaches in the U.S. Introduction by Sydney Pollack.
July 12, 1987 | Paperback | Vintage |
$17.00
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WRITING IN RESTAURANTS

Written by Mamet, David
Temporarily putting aside his role as playwright, director, and screen-writer, David Mamet digs deep and delivers thirty outrageously diverse vignettes.
October 1, 1987 | Paperback | Penguin Books |
$16.00

WALK THROUGH WALLS: A MEMOIR

"I had experienced absolute freedom--I had felt that my body was without boundaries, limitless; that pain didn't matter, that nothing mattered at all--and it intoxicated me." In 2010, more than 750,000 people stood in line at Marina Abramovic's MoMA retrospective for the chance to sit across from her and communicate with her nonverbally in an unprecedented durational performance that lasted mo
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$28.00

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