Theater

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SPEAK WITH DISTINCTION: THE CLASSIC SKINNER METHOD TO SPEECH ON THE STAGE (REVISED)

Written by Skinner, Edith
Widely recognized as the most complete and rigorous text of its kind since it was first published in 1942, Speak With Distinction is an invaluable resource. It presents a comprehensive study of the sounds of Spoken English in their most important phonetic environments.
February 1, 2007 | Paperback | Applause Books | 416 Pages |
$39.99
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STILL HERE: THE MADCAP, NERVY, SINGULAR LIFE OF ELAINE STRITCH

Written by Jacobs, Alexandra
One of The New Yorker's favorite nonfiction book of 2019 A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice
October 22, 2019 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 352 Pages |
$27.00
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BROADWAY: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL

Written by Kantor, Michael
A comprehensive companion to the six-part Emmy-winning PBS documentary series, Broadway: The American Musical is the gold standard of musical theater history books, tracing the roots of the art form at the turn of the twentieth century through the smashing successes of the new millennium.
January 21, 2020 | Paperback | Applause Books | 520 Pages |
$44.95
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BROADWAY MUSICALS, SHOW BY SHOW

Written by Ginell, Cary
This updated edition of one of the bestselling and comprehensive Broadway reference books, first published in 1985, has been expanded to include many of the most important and memorable productions of American musical theater, including revivals.
December 15, 2019 | Paperback | Applause Books | 560 Pages |
$27.95
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PHANTOM OF THE OPERA: BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE PALAIS GARNIER

The Phantom of the Opera: Behind the Scenes at the Palais Garnier is a fully authorized and official celebration of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's groundbreaking musical. All aspects of The Phantom of the Opera are explored: the beautiful music and moving lyrics, the stunning sets and colorful costumes, and the settings of nineteenth century Paris and the Opéra Garnier.
October 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Applause Books | 192 Pages |
$40.00

SHOWSTOPPERS!: THE SURPRISING BACKSTAGE STORIES OF BROADWAY'S MOST REMARKABLE SONGS

Written by Nachman, Gerald
Showstoppers! is all about Broadway musicals' most memorable numbers--why they were so effective, how they were created, and why they still resonate.
November 1, 2016 | Paperback | Chicago Review Press | 408 Pages |
$19.99
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SHAKESPEARE: INVENTION OF THE HUMAN

Written by Bloom, Harold
"The indispensable critic on the indispensable writer." -Geoffrey O'Brien, New York Review of Books
September 1, 1999 | Paperback | Riverhead Books | 745 Pages |
$30.00
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BRECHT ON THEATRE: THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN AESTHETIC

Written by Brecht, Bertolt
This volume offers a major selection of Bertolt Brecht's groundbreaking critical writing.
January 1, 1964 | Paperback | Hill & Wang | 352 Pages |
$16.95

TYRANT

Written by Greenblatt, Stephen
As an aging, tenacious Elizabeth I clung to power, a talented playwright probed the social causes, the psychological roots, and the twisted consequences of tyranny.
May 8, 2018 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 224 Pages |
$21.95

DRAMATIC WRITER'S COMPANION, SECOND EDITION: TOOLS TO DEVELOP CHARACTERS, CAUSE SCENES, AND BUILD STORIES

Written by Dunne, Will
In just eight years, The Dramatic Writer's Companion has become a classic among playwrights and screenwriters. Thousands have used its self-contained character, scene, and story exercises to spark creativity, hone their writing, and improve their scripts.
October 4, 2017 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 352 Pages |
$20.00

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