Theater

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SEASON: A CANDID LOOK AT BROADWAY

Written by Goldman, William
Playwright/novelist/screenwriter Goldman analyzes Broadway from the perspective of the audiences, playwrights, critics, producers and actors. Very nearly perfect... It is a loose-limbed, gossipy, insider, savvy, nuts-and-bolts report on the annual search for the winning numbers that is now big-time American commercial theatre. -Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times
July 1, 2004 | Paperback | Limelight | 448 Pages |
$20.00
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WALK THROUGH WALLS: A MEMOIR

Written by Abramovic, Marina
"I had experienced absolute freedom--I had felt that my body was without boundaries, limitless; that pain didn't matter, that nothing mattered at all--and it intoxicated me." In 2010, more than 750,000 people stood in line at Marina Abramovic's MoMA retrospective for the chance to sit across from her and communicate with her nonverbally in an unprecedented durational performance that lasted mo
October 25, 2016 | Hardcover | Crown Archetype | 384 Pages |
$28.00
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BY WOMEN POSSESSED: A LIFE OF EUGENE O'NEILL

Written by Gelb, Barbara
Celebrated for their books on Eugene O'Neill and enjoying access to a trove of previously sealed archival material, the Gelbs deliver their final volume on the stormy life and brilliant oeuvre of this Nobel Prize-winning American playwright. This is a tour through both a magical moment in American theater and the troubled life of a genius.
November 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Marian Wood Books/Putnam | 896 Pages |
$50.00
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PAINTING THE STAGE: OPERA AND ART

Written by Wendel-Poray, Denise
From the 19th century to the present day, the meeting of music and the avant-garde visual arts has produced groundbreaking innovations in both fields. Nowhere is this meeting of the arts as intense as it is on the operatic stage.
April 23, 2019 | Hardcover | Skira | 444 Pages |
$70.00
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MY FIRST HUNDRED YEARS IN SHOW BUSINESS: A MEMOIR

Written by Wilson, Mary Louise
Mary Louise Wilson became a star at age sixty with her smash one-woman play Full Gallop portraying legendary Vogue editor Diana Vreeland. But before and since, her life and her career--including the Tony Award for her portrayal of Big Edie in Grey Gardens--have been enviably celebrated and varied.
December 6, 2016 | Paperback | Abrams Press | 224 Pages |
$16.95
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GLOBE GUIDE TO SHAKESPEARE: THE PLAYS, THE PRODUCTIONS, THE LIFE

Written by Dickson, Andrew
With full coverage of the thirty-nine Shakespearian plays (including a synopsis, full character list, stage history, and a critical essay for each), this comprehensive guide is both a quick reference and an in-depth background guide for theatre goers, students, film buffs, and lovers of literature.
September 6, 2016 | Paperback | Pegasus Books | 720 Pages |
$29.95
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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.
October 11, 2016 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 376 Pages |
$16.95
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JOY RIDE: SHOW PEOPLE AND THEIR SHOWS

Written by Lahr, John
Since 1992 John Lahr has written for The New Yorker, where for twenty-one years he was the senior drama critic, the longest stint in that post in the magazine's history.
September 13, 2016 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 592 Pages |
$18.95
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BARD IN BRIEF: SHAKESPEARE IN QUOTATIONS

Written by Manktelow, Hannah
Shakespeare is the greatest dramatist in the English language, but none of his manuscripts survive. Less than half his plays were printed before he died, in editions known as quartos from their relatively small size. Most of his plays appeared in the First Folio, a large, handsome volume printed seven years after Shakespeare's death. What we know of his dramas comes from these sources.
July 1, 2016 | Paperback | British Library | 96 Pages |
$15.95
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FOLLIES OF GOD: TENNESSEE WILLIAMS AND THE WOMEN OF THE FOG

Written by Grissom, James
This remarkably illuminating portrait of Tennessee Williams lifts the veil on the heart and soul of his artistic inspiration: the unspoken collaboration between playwright and actor. At a low moment in Williams's life, he summoned to New Orleans a young twenty-year-old writer, James Grissom, who had written him a letter asking for advice.
August 9, 2016 | Paperback | Vintage | 416 Pages |
$17.00

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