Theater

YEAR OF LEAR: SHAKESPEARE IN 1606

Written by Shapiro, James
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 6, 2015 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 384 Pages |
$30.00

SHARON LOCKHART:NOA ESHKOL

Since the 1990s, Lockhart has used film and photography to memorialize specific, quotidian moments in particular communities. She discovered Eshkol's groundbreaking work during a 2008 residency in Israel.
July 16, 2012 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 124 Pages |
$49.95

PLAYS FOR THREE

Written by Eric Lane
PLAYS FOR THREE is a unique anthology of 23 outstanding plays for three actors by an exciting mix of established and emerging playwrights. Everyone's heard that "Two's company, three's a crowd." That may be true on a date, but on stage, three is a magic number.
December 1, 2015 | Paperback | Vintage | 768 Pages |
$17.95

FULL MOON STAGES: PERSONAL NOTES FROM 50 YEARS OF THE LIVING THEATRE

Written by Malina, Judith
As cofounder of the internationally-known, highly-controversial radical political troupe, The Living Theater, author Judith Malina is one of the leading female countercultural figures of the 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond.
November 10, 2015 | Paperback | Three Rooms Press | 256 Pages |
$18.95

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS: MAD PILGRIMAGE OF THE FLESH

Written by Lahr, John
National Book Award Finalist2015 Winner of the Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre BiographyAmerican Academy of Arts and Letters' Harold D. Vursell Memorial AwardA Chicago Tribune 'Best Books of 2014'USA Today: 10 Books We Loved ReadingWashington Post, 10 Best Books of 2014
September 21, 2015 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 784 Pages |
$19.95

BLUE TOUCH PAPER: A MEMOIR

Written by Hare, David
David Hare has long been one of Britain's best-known screenwriters and dramatists. He's the author of more than thirty acclaimed plays that have appeared on Broadway, in the West End, and at the National Theatre. He wrote the screenplays for the hugely successful films The Hours, Plenty, and The Reader.
November 2, 2015 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 368 Pages |
$27.95

JOY RIDE: SHOW PEOPLE AND THEIR SHOWS

Written by Lahr, John
Joy Ride throws open the stage door and introduces readers to such makers of contemporary drama as Arthur Miller, Tony Kushner, Wallace Shawn, Harold Pinter, David Rabe, David Mamet, Mike Nichols, and August Wilson.
September 21, 2015 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 592 Pages |
$29.95

AUGUST WILSON AND THE PITTSBURGH CYCLE

Written by Smith, Kaelyn
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 10, 2011 | Paperback | Webster's Digital Services | 112 Pages |
$19.75

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

Written by Maslon, Laurence
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 25, 2014 | Hardcover | Library of America | 800 Pages |
$37.50

ABSTRACT VAUDEVILLE: THE WORK OF ROSE ENGLISH

Written by Brett, Guy
Rose English emerged from the Conceptual art, dance and feminist scenes of 1970s Britain to become one of the most influential performance artists working today. Her uniquely interdisciplinary work combines elements of theatre, circus, opera and poetry to explore themes of gender politics, the identity of the performer and the metaphysics of presence.
October 1, 2014 | Hardcover | Ridinghouse | 432 Pages |
$65.00

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