Theater

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

IN SPITE OF MYSELF

A collection of delicious anecdotes of a life spent on stages and film sets across the world--from Peter Hall's Royal Shakespeare Theatre to The Sound of Music--from one of our greatest living actors. Christopher Plummer's magnificent book recounts the wild adventure that is his life, stretching from a privileged childhood in Canada to the glorious, star-studded New York of th
May 1, 2012 | Paperback |
$17.95

FOLLIES OF GOD: TENNESSEE WILLIAMS AND THE WOMEN OF THE FOG

An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady Torrance, and the other characters of his plays that transformed the American theater of the mid-twentieth century; a book that does, from the inside, the almost impossible revealing the heart and so
March 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$30.00

THEATER AND ITS DOUBLE

A collection of manifestos originally published in 1938, The Theater and Its Double is the fullest statement of the ideas of Antonin Artaud. We cannot go on prostituting the idea of the theater, the only value of which is in its excruciating, magical relation to reality and danger, he wrote.
January 1, 1994 | Paperback |
$16.00

DREAM OF PASSION: THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE METHOD

Written by Strasberg, Lee
"The definitive source book on acting."--Los Angeles Times Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Paul Newman, Dustin Hoffman, Dennis Hopper, Robert DeNiro, Marilyn Monroe, and Joanne Woodward--these are only a few of the many actors training in "Method" acting by the great and legendary Lee Strasberg.
October 1, 1988 | Paperback | Plume Books | 201 Pages |
$16.00

ANYTHING GOES: A HISTORY OF AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATER

Ethan Mordden has been hailed as "a sharp-eared listener and a discerning critic," by Opera News, which compares his books to "dinner with a knowledgeable, garrulous companion." The "preeminent historian of the American musical" (New York Times), he "brings boundless energy and enthusiasm buttressed by an arsenal of smart anecdotes" (Wall Street Journal).
June 1, 2015 | Paperback |
$19.95

WILL IN THE WORLD: HOW SHAKESPEARE BECAME SHAKESPEARE OE

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September 1, 2005 | Paperback |
$16.95

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