Theater

AUGUST WILSON AND THE PITTSBURGH CYCLE

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. August Wilson is one of the most significant American playwrights of the 20th century. His plays are vibrant depictions of the African-American experience and have earned prestigious recognition including Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
May 1, 2011 | Paperback |
$19.75

AMERICAN MUSICALS: THE COMPLETE BOOKS AND LYRICS OF EIGHT BROADWAY CLASSICS, 1950-1969

The Broadway musical is one of America’s great indigenous popular forms, a glorious hybrid that emerged “out of our speech, our tempo, our moral attitudes, our way of moving” (as Leonard Bernstein put it).
September 1, 2014 | Hardcover |
$37.50

ABSTRACT VAUDEVILLE: THE WORK OF ROSE ENGLISH

Rose English emerged from the Conceptual art, dance and feminist scenes of 1970s Britain to become one of the most internationally influential performance artists working today. This comprehensive exhibition catalog documents her 40-year career to date, including legendary site-specific performances and large-scale spectaculars.
December 1, 2014 | Hardcover |
$65.00

PUPPETRY: A WORLD HISTORY

Puppets have existed in one form or another in nearly every culture throughout human history. From the intriguing shadow puppets of Java to the romantically challenged Miss Piggy, from African carved-wood actors with outsize genitalia to merry maniac Mr. Punch, puppets are incredibly diverse, reflecting the varied cultures, environments, and personalities of their creators.
July 1, 2005 | Hardcover |
$75.00

OPEN DOOR

From King Lear to the Tragedy of Carmen, from Marat/Sade to the epic Mahabharata, Peter Brook has reinvented modern theatre, not once but again and again. In The Open Door the visionary director and theorist offers a lucid, comprehensive exposition of the philosophy that underlies his work.
January 1, 2005 | Paperback |
$15.00

STELLA ADLER ON AMERICA'S MASTER PLAYWRIGHTS

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October 1, 2013 | Paperback |
$18.00

STELLA ADLER ON IBSEN, STRINDBERG & CHEKHOV

An original member of the famed Group Theater, Stella Adler was one of the most influential artists to come out of the American theater. As a Stanislavsky disciple and founder of her own highly esteemed acting conservatory, the extravagant actress was also an eminent acting teacher, training her students--among them Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, and Robert DeNiro--in the art of script interpretation.
September 1, 2000 | Paperback |
$18.00

INTENT TO LIVE: ACHIEVING YOUR TRUE POTENTIAL AS AN ACTOR

"I call this book The Intent to Live because great actors don't seem to be acting, they seem to be actually living."
December 1, 2005 | Paperback |
$17.00

ACROBAT OF THE HEART: A PHYSICAL APPROACH TO ACTING INSPIRED BY THE WORK OF JERZY GROTOWSKI

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September 1, 2000 | Paperback |
$17.00

THREE USES OF THE KNIFE: ON THE NATURE AND PURPOSE OF DRAMA

The purpose of theater, like magic, like religion . . . is to inspire cleansing awe. What makes good drama? And why does drama matter in an age that is awash in information and entertainment? David Mamet, one of our greatest living playwrights, tackles these questions with bracing directness and aphoristic authority.
June 1, 2000 | Paperback |
$13.00

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