Theater

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EMPTY SPACE: A BOOK ABOUT THE THEATRE: DEADLY, HOLY, ROUGH, IMMEDIATE

Written by Brook, Peter
From director and cofounder of the Royal Shakespeare Company Peter Brook, The Empty Space is a timeless analysis of theatre from the most influential stage director of the twentieth century. As relevant as when it was first published in 1968, groundbreaking director and cofounder of the Royal Shakespeare Company Peter Brook draws on a life in love with the stage to explo
December 1, 1995 | Paperback | Touchstone Books | 144 Pages |
$16.00
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HOW TO STOP ACTING

Written by Guskin, Harold
"The Great Guskin" (John Lahr, The New Yorker) shares the approach he uses to help actors land roles, develop them, and keep them alive
June 25, 2003 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux |
$17.00
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ON THE TECHNIQUE OF ACTING

Written by Chekhov, Michael
In the four decades since its first publication, Michael Chekhov's To the Actor has become a standard text for students of the theater. This new, definitive version of his master work clarifies the principles Chekhov taught Yul Brynner, Gregory Peck, Marilyn Monroe, and Anthony Quinn, among others. Line drawings.
November 1, 1993 | Paperback | Harper Paperbacks |
$15.99
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RESPECT FOR ACTING

Written by Hagen, Uta
Respect for Acting"This fascinating and detailed book about acting is Miss Hagen'scredo, the accumulated wisdom of her years spent in intimatecommunion with her art. It is at once the voicing of her exactingstandards for herself and those she [taught], and an explanation ofthe means to the end." --Publishers Weekly
July 1, 2008 | Hardcover | Wiley | 226 Pages |
$22.95
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THEATRICAL SCENIC ART

Written by Troubridge, Emma
Supported by over 400 striking illustrations, this is an essential companion for technical theatre students, practicing scenic artists and for all who are interested in the art of creating painted and textured surfaces for performance.
May 1, 2019 | Paperback | Crowood Press (UK) | 288 Pages |
$49.95
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SHAKESPEARE BOOK: BIG IDEAS SIMPLY EXPLAINED

Written by DK
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.
February 12, 2019 | Paperback | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) |
$17.99
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RISE UP!: BROADWAY AND AMERICAN SOCIETY FROM 'ANGELS IN AMERICA' TO 'HAMILTON'

Written by Jones, Chris
Penned by one of America's best-known daily theatre critics and organized chronologically, this lively and readable book tells the story of Broadway's renaissance from the darkest days of the AIDS crisis, via the disaster that was Spiderman: Turn off the Dark through the unparalleled financial, artistic and political success of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton.
November 15, 2018 | Paperback | Methuen Drama |
$24.95
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AMERICAN THEATRE WING, AN ORAL HISTORY: 100 YEARS, 100 VOICES, 100 MILLION MIRACLES

Celebrating the 100 years of the American Theatre Wing, this book is a fascinating cornucopia of untold lore and never-before-seen photos as prismatic and unexpected as the theater itself.
August 28, 2018 | Hardcover | Graphic Arts Books |
$45.00
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PHOTOGRAPHING SHAKESPEARE: THE FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY

Written by Dawson, Robert
- The Folger is a singular library devoted to the greatest writer in the English language - Offers close-up and behind-the-scenes views of everyday life at the Library - Folger's editions of Shakespeare's plays are perennial best-sellers, popular with students and general readers alike Founded in 1932, the Folger Library in Washington, D.C. is the world's largest Shakespeare collection.
May 18, 2018 | Hardcover | Lucia Marquand |
$40.00
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SECRETS OF NOH MASKS

Written by Udaka, Michishige
In terms of style, Noh drama is the quintessence of simplicity. Performed by a handful of players, mostly masked and using minimal props and exceedingly understated movements, this is theater pared down to its essentials. Yet, as an art form, Noh drama is highly complex^DDLrichly symbolic, nuanced and exquisite in its austerity.
November 13, 2018 | Paperback | Kodansha |
$25.00

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