Theater

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

ACTOR'S CAREER BIBLE: AUDITIONING, NETWORKING, SURVIVAL AND SUCCESS

Written by Ostlere, Rob
The Actor's Career Bible is a practical guide to building an acting career. Based on a huge range of interviews with actors of all backgrounds at every level of the profession, industry experts, key organisations, casting directors, agents, producers, directors and many others, this guide covers all the essentials as well as sharing exclusive inside knowledge.
March 21, 2019 | Paperback | Methuen Drama | 232 Pages |
$26.95

TYRANT: SHAKESPEARE ON POLITICS

Written by Greenblatt, Stephen
Examining the psyche--and psychoses--of the likes of Richard III, Macbeth, Lear, and Coriolanus, Greenblatt illuminates the ways in which William Shakespeare delved into the lust for absolute power and the disasters visited upon the societies over which these characters rule.
May 14, 2019 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 224 Pages |
$13.95

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
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

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