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PLAYING BY EAR: REFLECTIONS ON SOUND AND MUSIC

Written by Brook, Peter
In this collection of essays, legendary theatre director Peter Brook reflects on the role of music in theatre and performance and revisits some of the best-known productions from his long and distinguished career, including Titus Andronicus, Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute, and The Prisoner.
July 28, 2020 | Paperback | Theatre Communications Group | 80 Pages |
$16.95
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MACBETH IN HARLEM: BLACK THEATER IN AMERICA FROM THE BEGINNING TO RAISIN IN THE SUN

Written by Mason, Clifford
2020 George Freedley Memorial Award Special Jury Prize from the Theatre Library Association​
June 12, 2020 | Hardcover | Rutgers University Press | 246 Pages |
$32.95
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EVER AFTER: FORTY YEARS OF MUSICAL THEATER AND BEYOND, 1977-2019

Written by Singer, Barry
Written by Barry Singer--one of contemporary musical theater's most authoritative chroniclers--Ever After was originally published in 2003 as a history of the previous twenty-five years in musical theater, on and off Broadway. This new edition extends the narrative, taking readers from 2004 to the present.
September 15, 2021 | Hardcover | Applause Books | 424 Pages |
$35.00
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JOHN HALL, MASTER OF PHYSICKE: A CASEBOOK FROM SHAKESPEARE'S STRATFORD

Written by Edmondson, Paul
This is the first complete edition and English translation of John Hall's Little Book of Cures, a fascinating medical casebook composed in Latin around 1634-5. John Hall (1575-1635) was Shakespeare's son-in-law (Hall married Susanna Shakespeare in 1607), and based his medical practice in Stratford-upon-Avon.
February 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Manchester University Press | 360 Pages |
$30.00
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THIS IS SHAKESPEARE

Written by Smith, Emma
An electrifying new study that investigates the challenges of the Bard's inconsistencies and flaws, and focuses on revealing--not resolving--the ambiguities of the plays and their changing topicality
March 31, 2020 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 368 Pages |
$28.95
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SHAKESPEARE FOR EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR

Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year is not just for Christmas, but for all time.
November 24, 2020 | Hardcover | Penguin Books | 608 Pages |
$30.00
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SHAKESPEARE IN A DIVIDED AMERICA: WHAT HIS PLAYS TELL US ABOUT OUR PAST AND FUTURE

Written by Shapiro, James
One of the New York Times Ten Best Books of the Year - A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist - A New York Times Notable Book A timely exploration of what Shakespeare's plays reveal about our divided land. "In this sprightly and enthralling book . . .
March 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 320 Pages |
$27.00
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HAMILTON: PORTRAITS OF THE REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM "THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENED"

Written by Lehrer, Josh
The photographer Josh Lehrer's up-close-and-personal document of the evolution, and revolution, that is Hamilton: An American Musical. Only the second official book, Hamilton: Portraits of the Revolution invites Hamilfans to experience the award-winning show in a brand-new and intimate way through more than 100 portraits of the cast, including Lin-Manuel Miranda (Alexander
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Universe Publishing(NY) | 208 Pages |
$35.00
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ACTOR AND THE TEXT

Written by Berry, Cicely
These words of Cicely Berry, the voice director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, speak to anyone who needs to speak his or her piece - in any arena, at sales meetings or religious revivals. Berry's book will insure that the speaker and the text gets heard - accurately and with true emotional range.
February 1, 2000 | Paperback | Applause Books | 304 Pages |
$22.99
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LECTURES ON SHAKESPEARE

Written by Auden, W H
From one of the great modern writers, the acclaimed lectures in which he draws on a lifetime of experience to take the measure of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets W. H. Auden, poet and critic, will conduct a course on Shakespeare at the New School for Social Research beginning Wednesday. Mr. Auden . . . proposes to read all Shakespeare's plays in chronological order.
October 8, 2019 | Paperback | Princeton University Press | 432 Pages |
$19.95

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