Theater

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
Strasberg, the father of Method Acting, explains in this book his Method--for the first time in his own words. "Essential reading for actors, directors and students of theater".--Publishers Weekly. Advertising in newspapers and theater publications. Two 8-page photo inserts.
October 1, 1988 | Paperback | Plume Books |
$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

IT HAPPENED ON BROADWAY: AN ORAL HISTORY OF THE GREAT WHITE WAY

In this deliciously revealing oral history of Broadway from World War II through the early 1980s, more than one hundred theater veterans--including Carol Channing, Hal Prince, Donna McKechnie, Hal Holbrook, Andrea McArdle, and Al Hirschfeld--deliver the behind-the-scenes story of the hits, the stars, the feuds, and the fiascoes.
December 1, 2014 | Paperback |
$18.95

SPECTACULAR!: STAGE DESIGN, CONCERTS, EVENTS

Apart from the vision of their creative directors and designers, stage productions involve the complex interplay of numerous individuals and technologies working in tandem to produce a memorable show. From set and lighting design, to audio and video content, choreography, fashion and robotics the tools available to enhance a production are numerous and oft employed.
July 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$49.95

STAGE DESIGN: CONCERTS, EVENTS, CEREMONIES, THEATRE

Stage designers must create an immersive and engaging environment that lasts only hours or days but is remembered for a lifetime.
May 1, 2013 | Hardcover |
$59.95

SHAKESPEARE BOOK

The Shakespeare Book brings the work of William Shakespeare to life with full-color photography, images, idea webs, timelines, and quotes that help you understand the context of Shakespeare's plays and poems.
March 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$25.00

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