Theater

SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL: HOW BROADWAY SHOWS ARE BUILT

For almost thirty years, Jack Viertel has been a major figure in the Broadway theater world--he's helped create shows like Hairspray, Angels in America, and Into the Woods; served as dramaturg of the Mark Taper Forum in L.A.; and is currently senior vice president of Jujamcyn Theaters, which host such shows as The Book of Mormon and Jersey Boys.
February 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$26.00

MASTER OF CEREMONIES: A MEMOIR

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 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$27.99

ACTING IN FILM: AN ACTOR'S TAKE ON MOVIE MAKING

Written by Caine, Michael
ACTING IN FILM PPBK EDITION REVISED & EXPANDED EDITION
February 1, 2000 | Paperback | Applause Books | 168 Pages |
$19.99

STELLA ADLER - THE ART OF ACTING: PREFACE BY MARLON BRANDO COMPILED & EDITED BY HOWARD KISSEL

(Applause Books). Stella Adler was one of the 20th Century's greatest figures. She is arguably the most important teacher of acting in American history. Over her long career, both in New York and Hollywood, she offered her vast acting knowledge to generations of actors, including Marlon Brando, Warren Beatty, and Robert De Niro.
November 1, 2000 | Hardcover |
$29.99

PRESENTING SHAKESPEARE: 1,100 POSTERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

A skull held aloft, a lovesick donkey, a bloodied dagger these familiar icons are instantly recognizable shorthand for the plays of William Shakespeare. In the four hundred years since his death, the Bard of Avon's exalted place in the pantheon of theater and poetry indeed, all of Western culture is unequaled.
October 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$50.00

STAGE MANAGEMENT AND THEATRE ADMINISTRATION (REV)

Staging a play or musical can be exciting, demanding and rewarding. It can also be exhausting, frustrating and chaotic. However, a good stage management team can turn a potentially embarrassing production into a smooth-running, trouble-free success. With a glossary and index for perfect ease of use, this book explains every aspect of stage management and theatre administration.
January 1, 1994 | PB |
$14.95

COSTUME AND MAKEUP (REVISED)

Costume is an essential part of the theatre. Inventive and intelligent costume design can show where and when the action is set, convey a clear idea of the psychology of the role, disguise an actor or heighten a well-known stock character.
January 1, 1994 | PB |
$14.95

LIGHTING AND SOUND (REVISED)

This book is a comprehensive introduction to the art of theatre lighting and sound. It can be used by the novice who aims to become expert, or by the experienced technician to improve working methods, pick up new ideas and skills, and consolidate old ones. Constructed clearly and concisely, it can be read as a whole or dipped into for specific references.
January 1, 1994 | PB |
$14.95

STAGE DESIGN & PROPERTIES (REV)

The quality and quantity of design work devoted to a production depend on the script, the size and nature of the theatre company and its budget. This book explains fully the diverse functions and responsibilities of a designer.
January 1, 1994 | PB |
$14.95

HISTORY OF THE THEATER (REVISED)

The second edition of a survey of 3000 years of theatrical history, including opera, ballet and spectacle. Two new chapters on the 20th-century are included.
January 1, 1994 | PB |
$27.95

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