Theater

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ACROBAT OF THE HEART: A PHYSICAL APPROACH TO ACTING INSPIRED BY THE WORK OF JERZY GROTOWSKI

Written by Wangh, Stephen
Courageous and compelling, an invaluable resource for actors, directors, and teachers that can open a pathway to inner creativity.
September 19, 2000 | Paperback | Vintage | 384 Pages |
$18.00
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THREE USES OF THE KNIFE: ON THE NATURE AND PURPOSE OF DRAMA

Written by Mamet, David
The purpose of theater, like magic, like religion . . . is to inspire cleansing awe. What makes good drama? And why does drama matter in an age that is awash in information and entertainment? David Mamet, one of our greatest living playwrights, tackles these questions with bracing directness and aphoristic authority.
June 13, 2000 | Paperback | Vintage | 96 Pages |
$14.00
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IN SPITE OF MYSELF

Written by Plummer, Christopher
A collection of delicious anecdotes of a life spent on stages and film sets across the world--from Peter Hall's Royal Shakespeare Theatre to The Sound of Music--from one of our greatest actors. Christopher Plummer's magnificent book recounts the wild adventure that was his life, stretching from a privileged childhood in Canada to the glorious, star-studded New York of the fift
May 1, 2012 | Paperback | Vintage | 656 Pages |
$17.95
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FOLLIES OF GOD: TENNESSEE WILLIAMS AND THE WOMEN OF THE FOG

Written by Grissom, James
An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady Torrance, and the other characters of his plays that transformed the American theater of the mid-twentieth century; a book that does, from the inside, the almost impossible revealing the heart and so
March 3, 2015 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 416 Pages |
$30.00
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THEATER AND ITS DOUBLE

Written by Artaud, Antonin
A collection of manifestos originally published in 1938, The Theater and Its Double is the fullest statement of the ideas of Antonin Artaud. "We cannot go on prostituting the idea of the theater, the only value of which is in its excruciating, magical relation to reality and danger," he wrote.
January 7, 1994 | Paperback | Grove Press | 176 Pages |
$16.00
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DREAM OF PASSION: THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE METHOD

Written by Strasberg, Lee
"The definitive source book on acting."--Los Angeles Times Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Paul Newman, Dustin Hoffman, Dennis Hopper, Robert DeNiro, Marilyn Monroe, and Joanne Woodward--these are only a few of the many actors training in "Method" acting by the great and legendary Lee Strasberg.
October 1, 1988 | Paperback | Plume Books | 201 Pages |
$18.00
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ANYTHING GOES: A HISTORY OF AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATER

Written by Mordden, Ethan
Ethan Mordden has been hailed as a sharp-eared listener and a discerning critic, by Opera News, which compares his books to dinner with a knowledgeable, garrulous companion. The preeminent historian of the American musical (New York Times), he brings boundless energy and enthusiasm buttressed by an arsenal of smart anecdotes (Wall Street Journal).
June 1, 2015 | Paperback | Oxford University Press, USA | 360 Pages |
$19.95
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WILL IN THE WORLD: OE

Written by Greenblatt, Stephen
A young man from a small provincial town moves to London in the late 1580s and, in a remarkably short time, becomes the greatest playwright not of his age alone but of all time. How is an achievement of this magnitude to be explained? How did Shakespeare become Shakespeare?
September 17, 2005 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 430 Pages |
$16.95
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IT HAPPENED ON BROADWAY: AN ORAL HISTORY OF THE GREAT WHITE WAY

Written by Frommer, Harvey
In this deliciously revealing oral history of Broadway from World War II through the early 1980s, more than one hundred theater veterans--including Carol Channing, Hal Prince, Donna McKechnie, Hal Holbrook, Andrea McArdle, and Al Hirschfeld--deliver the behind-the-scenes story of the hits, the stars, the feuds, and the fiascoes.
December 2, 2014 | Paperback | Taylor Trade Publishing |
$18.95
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SPECTACULAR!: STAGE DESIGN, CONCERTS, EVENTS

A successful stage design creates a spectacular experience beyond the limit of time and space. Spectacular! Stage Design will bring you into the actual stage scenes to discover design techniques and their stories behind by presenting in-depth analysis and full-color photos of 53 outstanding stage projects of concerts, even & ceremony and theater.
August 10, 2015 | Hardcover | Sendpoints |
$49.95

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