Theater

DRAWING THE CURTAIN: MAURICE SENDAK'S DESIGNS FOR OPERA AND BALLET

Written by Federman, Rachel
This book showcases a lesser-known aspect of Maurice Sendak's oeuvre--his set designs for operas and ballets. Maurice Sendak is well-known for his acclaimed children's books, but he was also an avid music lover and designed a number of opera and ballet productions, among them Mozart's Magic Flute, Janácek's Cunning Little Vixen, Prokofiev's Love for Three Oranges, T
June 17, 2019 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 208 Pages |
$40.00

CLEOPATRA: I AM FIRE AND AIR

Written by Bloom, Harold
From Harold Bloom, one of the greatest Shakespeare scholars of our time, comes an intimate, wise, deeply compelling portrait of Cleopatra--one of the Bard's most riveting and memorable female characters--in "a masterfully perceptive reading of this seductive play's endless wonders" (Kirkus Reviews). Cleopatra is one of the most famous women in history--and thanks to Shakes
October 2, 2018 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company | 160 Pages |
$16.00

IAGO: THE STRATEGIES OF EVIL

Written by Bloom, Harold
From one of the greatest Shakespeare scholars of our time, Harold Bloom presents Othello's Iago, perhaps the Bard's most compelling villain--the fourth in a series of five short books about the great playwright's most significant personalities. In all of literature, few antagonists have displayed the ruthless cunning and unscrupulous deceit of Iago, the antagonist to Othello.
May 22, 2018 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company | 160 Pages |
$24.00

PLACE FOR US: "WEST SIDE STORY" AND NEW YORK

Written by Foulkes, Julia L
From its Broadway debut to the Oscar-winning film to countless amateur productions, West Side Story is nothing less than an American touchstone--an updating of Shakespeare vividly realized in a rapidly changing postwar New York. That vision of postwar New York is at the heart of Julia L. Foulkes's A Place for Us.
October 24, 2016 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 272 Pages |
$30.00

SHAKESPEARE ON PAGE AND STAGE: SELECTED ESSAYS

Written by Wells, Stanley
This volume presents a winning selection of the very best essays from the long and distinguished career of Stanley Wells, one of the most well-known and respected Shakespeare scholars in the world.
November 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 300 Pages |
$29.95

BLUE MAN WORLD

Written by Blue Man Group
The first-ever Blue Man Group book, published on the occasion of their 25th anniversary. As entertaining and hilarious as the show itself, Blue Man World reveals everything you ever wanted to know about the Blue Men, but couldn't get them to tell you.
October 4, 2016 | Hardcover | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers | 208 Pages |
$24.99

TECHNICAL THEATER FOR NONTECHNICAL PEOPLE

Written by Campbell, Drew
Here is help for actors, directors, stage managers, producers, and event planners who want to understand every aspect of technical theater--from scenery, lighting, and sound to props, costumes, and stage management. In this thoroughly revised new edition, the popular guide firmly embraces the digital age with new content about digital audio, intelligent lighting, LED lighting, video pro
November 22, 2016 | Paperback | Allworth | 404 Pages |
$19.99

NEIL SIMON'S MEMOIRS

Written by Simon, Neil
The complete memoirs of playwright Neil Simon--the author of such iconic works as Lost in Yonkers, The Odd Couple, Biloxi Blues, and The Goodbye Girl--now with a new introduction and afterword.
November 8, 2016 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 672 Pages |
$35.00

YEAR OF LEAR: SHAKESPEARE IN 1606

Written by Shapiro, James
Preeminent Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro shows how the tumultuous events in 1606 influenced three of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies written that year--King Lear, Macbeth, and Antony and Cleopatra. "The Year of Lear is irresistible--a banquet of wisdom" (The New York Times Book Review).
October 18, 2016 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 384 Pages |
$18.00

RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BROADWAY

Written by Riedel, Michael
The story of the rise, fall, and redemption of Broadway--its stars, its biggest shows, its producers, and all the drama, intrigue, and power plays that happened behind the scenes.
October 11, 2016 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 464 Pages |
$17.00

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