Theater

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
"A vivid page-turner" (NPR) detailing 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. "A rich, lovely, debut history of New York theater in the 1970s and eighties" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), Razzle Dazzle is a narrative account of the people and the
October 11, 2016 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 464 Pages |
$17.00

THEN AND NOW: A MEMOIR

Written by Santopietro, Tom
One of the greatest American singers and actresses of her generation looks back on a magical and turbulent life spanning a half century of theatrical history from the golden age of the Broadway musical to the present day.
June 21, 2016 | Hardcover | Harper | 256 Pages |
$28.99

SEASON: A CANDID LOOK AT BROADWAY

Written by Goldman, William
Playwright/novelist/screenwriter Goldman analyzes Broadway from the perspective of the audiences, playwrights, critics, producers and actors. "Very nearly perfect... It is a loose-limbed, gossipy, insider, savvy, nuts-and-bolts report on the annual search for the winning numbers that is now big-time American commercial theatre." -Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times
July 1, 2004 | Paperback | Limelight | 448 Pages |
$20.00
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WALK THROUGH WALLS: A MEMOIR

Written by Abramovic, Marina
"I had experienced absolute freedom--I had felt that my body was without boundaries, limitless; that pain didn't matter, that nothing mattered at all--and it intoxicated me." In 2010, more than 750,000 people stood in line at Marina Abramovic's MoMA retrospective for the chance to sit across from her and communicate with her nonverbally in an unprecedented durational performance that lasted mo
October 25, 2016 | Hardcover | Crown Archetype | 384 Pages |
$28.00

BY WOMEN POSSESSED: A LIFE OF EUGENE O'NEILL

Written by Gelb, Barbara
Celebrated for their books on Eugene O'Neill and enjoying access to a trove of previously sealed archival material, the Gelbs deliver their final volume on the stormy life and brilliant oeuvre of this Nobel Prize-winning American playwright. This is a tour through both a magical moment in American theater and the troubled life of a genius.
November 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Marian Wood Books/Putnam | 896 Pages |
$50.00

PAINTING THE STAGE: OPERA AND ART

Written by Wendel-Poray, Denise
From the 19th century to the present day, the meeting of music and the avant-garde visual arts has produced groundbreaking innovations in both fields. Nowhere is this meeting of the arts as intense as it is on the operatic stage.
April 23, 2019 | Hardcover | Skira | 444 Pages |
$55.00

MY FIRST HUNDRED YEARS IN SHOW BUSINESS: A MEMOIR

Written by Wilson, Mary Louise
Mary Louise Wilson became a star at age sixty with her smash one-woman play Full Gallop portraying legendary Vogue editor Diana Vreeland. But before and since, her life and her career--including the Tony Award for her portrayal of Big Edie in Grey Gardens--have been enviably celebrated and varied.
December 6, 2016 | Paperback | Harry N. Abrams | 224 Pages |
$16.95

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