Theater

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

STAGECRAFT, THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THEATRICAL PRACTICE (REVISED)

This is a complete, practical manual of modern theatrical practice, with coverage of every aspect of the subject, from choosing a play to backstage and front-of-house management.
June 1, 2001 | PB |
$27.95

RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BROADWAY

Broadway's most respected (and feared) commentator pulls back the curtain on its stars, its producers, and its mega-hits to reveal all the shocking drama, intrigue, and power plays that happened off stage.
October 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$27.00

YEAR OF LEAR: SHAKESPEARE IN 1606

Preeminent Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro shows how the tumultuous events in England in 1606 affected Shakespeare and shaped the three great tragedies he wrote that year--King Lear, Macbeth, and Antony and Cleopatra.
October 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$30.00

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