Theater

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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 |
$17.00
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ON THE TECHNIQUE OF ACTING

Written by Chekhov, Michael
The most authoritative, 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 | 240 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
Learn the entire works of one of the greatest writers of the English language in The Shakespeare Book.
February 12, 2019 | Paperback | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) | 352 Pages |
$17.99
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RISE UP!: BROADWAY AND AMERICAN SOCIETY FROM 'ANGELS IN AMERICA' TO 'HAMILTON'

Written by Jones, Chris
Penned by one of America's best-known daily theatre critics and organized chronologically, this lively and readable book tells the story of Broadway's renaissance from the darkest days of the AIDS crisis, via the disaster that was Spiderman: Turn off the Dark through the unparalleled financial, artistic and political success of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton.
November 15, 2018 | Paperback | Methuen Drama | 240 Pages |
$24.95
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AMERICAN THEATRE WING, AN ORAL HISTORY: 100 YEARS, 100 VOICES, 100 MILLION MIRACLES

Written by Patrcik Pacheco
Celebrating the 100 years of the American Theatre Wing, this book is a fascinating cornucopia of untold lore and never-before-seen photos as prismatic and unexpected as the theater itself.
August 28, 2018 | Hardcover | Michael Friedman Group | 268 Pages |
$45.00
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PHOTOGRAPHING SHAKESPEARE: THE FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY

Written by Manchesterd, Ellen
- The Folger is a singular library devoted to the greatest writer in the English language - Offers close-up and behind-the-scenes views of everyday life at the Library - Folger's editions of Shakespeare's plays are perennial best-sellers, popular with students and general readers alike Founded in 1932, the Folger Library in Washington, D.C. is the world's largest Shakespeare collection.
May 18, 2018 | Hardcover | Lucia Marquand | 136 Pages |
$40.00
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SECRETS OF NOH MASKS

Written by Udaka, Michishige
Gorgeous photos and insightful text introduce the work of today's foremost Noh mask artist, actor, and teacher. Noh master Michishige Udaka (the only living actor to continue to make masks while still performing and teaching), presents 32 of the more than 200 masks he's created, accompanied by revelatory text about the masks and the simple yet nuanced ancient dramatic art of Noh.
November 13, 2018 | Paperback | Kodansha | 164 Pages |
$25.00
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BALANCING ACTS: BEHIND THE SCENES AT LONDON'S NATIONAL THEATRE

Written by Hytner, Nicholas
Here is Nicholas Hytner's fascinating, candid memoir of his tenure at the helm of Britain's greatest theater.
December 4, 2018 | Paperback | Vintage | 320 Pages |
$17.00

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