Theater

THEATER OF THE OPRESSED

"Boal and his work are marvelous examples of the post-modern situation-its problems and its opportunities. Twice exiled, Boal is 'at home' now wherever he finds himself to be. He makes a skeptical, comic, inquisitive and finally optimistic theatre involving spectators and performers in the search for community and integrity.
January 1, 1993 | Paperback |
$15.95

SARAH: THE LIFE OF SARAH BERNHARDT

Everything about Sarah Bernhardt is fascinating, from her obscure birth to her glorious career—redefining the very nature of her art—to her amazing (and highly public) romantic life to her indomitable spirit.
April 1, 2013 | Paperback |
$16.00

EUGENE O'NEILL: A LIFE IN FOUR ACTS

A major new biography of the Nobel Prize–winning playwright whose brilliantly original plays revolutionized American theater
October 1, 2014 | Hardcover |
$35.00

FRAVER BY DESIGN: FIVE DECADES OF THEATRE POSTER ART FROM BROADWAY, OFF-BROADWAY, AND BEYOND

From The Lion King to Moose Murders and from Cat on a Hot Tin Roof to Agatha Christieʼs The Mousetrap, celebrate the Drama Desk Award-winning artwork of Frank "Fraver" Verlizzo with more than 250 of his theatre poster designs from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and around the globe.
May 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$34.99

WILL IN THE WORLD: HOW SHAKESPEARE BECAME SHAKESPEARE (ANNIVERSARY)

A young man from a small provincial town moves to London in the late 1580s and, in a remarkably short time, becomes the greatest playwright not of his age alone but of all time. How is an achievement of this magnitude to be explained?
April 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$16.95

ON BROADWAY: FROM RENT TO REVOLUTION

Written by Hodges, Drew
A visual and oral history of the last twenty years of theater, containing a collection of behind-the-scenes photos, concept art, and posters, as well as personal anecdotes.
April 26, 2016 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 224 Pages |
$45.00

TRUE AND FALSE: HERESY AND COMMON SENSE FOR THE ACTOR

One of our most brilliantly iconoclastic playwrights takes on the art of profession of acting with these words: invent nothing, deny nothing, speak up, stand up, stay out of school. Acting schools, "interpretation," "sense memory," "The Method"--David Mamet takes a jackhammer to the idols of contemporary acting, while revealing the true heroism and nobility of the craft.
February 1, 1999 | Paperback |
$14.95

CONTEMPORARY STAGE DESIGN: IMPRESSIVE ART OF STAGE

-Systematically explains what stage design is, and how to do it -Includes more than 100 projects, divided into different categories such as drama, dance, opera, and music -Includes stage design concepts for Lady Gaga, Muse, R.E.M., and The Academy Awards amongst others Stage design is an important and indispensable part of stage performance, and includes scenery, lightning, make-up, costume, effec
June 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$80.00
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ART OF DRAMATIC WRITING: ITS BASIS IN THE CREATIVE INTERPRETATION OF HUMAN MOTIVES

Written by Lajos Egri
Learn the basic techniques every successful playwright knows Among the many "how-to" playwriting books that have appeared over the years, there have been few that attempt to analyze the mysteries of play construction. Lajos Egri's classic, The Art of Dramatic Writing, does just that, with instruction that can be applied equally well to a short story, novel, or screenplay.
February 15, 1972 | Paperback | Touchstone | 320 Pages |
$16.99
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CHALLENGE FOR THE ACTOR

Written by Uta Hagen
The actress and teacher guides actors in developing their art, covering such aspects as voice techniques, timing, rhythm, and including exercises to correct problems
August 21, 1991 | Hardcover | Simon and Schuster | 309 Pages |
$28.00

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