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BOOK OF BROADWAY: THE DEFINITIVE PLAYS AND MUSICALS

Written by Grode, Eric
The Book of Broadway is a gorgeous tome dedicated to what is arguably the quintessential American art form: the Broadway show.
June 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Voyageur Press (MN) | 328 Pages |
$50.00
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BALANCING ACTS: BEHIND THE SCENES AT LONDON'S NATIONAL THEATRE

Written by Hytner, Nicholas
From the Tony Award and Laurence Olivier Award-winning former director of London's National Theatre--this is a fascinating, candid, eloquent memoir about his career directing theater, producing films and opera, and working closely with some of the world's most celebrated actors. The list of Nicholas Hytner's accomplishments is long and distinguished: as Artistic Director of London's Nat
November 14, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 320 Pages |
$28.95
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WHAT PLAYWRIGHTS TALK ABOUT WHEN THEY TALK ABOUT WRITING

Written by Sweet, Jeffrey
The art and craft of playwriting as explored in candid conversations with some of the most important contemporary dramatists Edward Albee, Lanford Wilson, Lynn Nottage, A. R.
February 21, 2017 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 304 Pages |
$30.00
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MASTER OF CEREMONIES: A MEMOIR

Written by Grey, Joel
Joel Grey, the Tony and Academy Award-winning Master of Ceremonies in Cabaret finally tells his remarkable life story. Born Joel David Katz to a wild and wooly Jewish American family in Cleveland, Ohio in 1932, Joel began his life in the theater at the age of 9, starting in children's theater and then moving to the main stage.
February 7, 2017 | Paperback | Flatiron Books |
$16.99
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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 | 272 Pages |
$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
A backstage pass to the groundbreaking, hit musical Hamilton, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, including the award-winning libretto, behind-the-scenes photos and interviews, and exclusive footnotes from composer-lyricist-star Lin-Manuel Miranda.
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
This fascinating portrait of two of the most brilliant theater artists of the twentieth century--and the women who made their work possible--is set against the explosive years of the Weimar Republic.
December 8, 2015 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 496 Pages |
$17.95

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