Theater

DREAM OF PASSION: THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE METHOD

Written by Strasberg, Lee
"The definitive source book on acting."--Los Angeles Times Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Paul Newman, Dustin Hoffman, Dennis Hopper, Robert DeNiro, Marilyn Monroe, and Joanne Woodward--these are only a few of the many actors training in "Method" acting by the great and legendary Lee Strasberg.
October 1, 1988 | Paperback | Plume Books | 201 Pages |
$16.00

ANYTHING GOES: A HISTORY OF AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATER

Written by Mordden, Ethan
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 | Oxford University Press, USA | 360 Pages |
$19.95

WILL IN THE WORLD: HOW SHAKESPEARE BECAME SHAKESPEARE OE

Written by Greenblatt, Stephen
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? How did Shakespeare become Shakespeare?
September 17, 2005 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 430 Pages |
$16.95

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

Written by Frommer, Harvey
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 2, 2014 | Paperback | Taylor Trade Publishing | 290 Pages |
$18.95

SPECTACULAR!: STAGE DESIGN, CONCERTS, EVENTS

A successful stage design creates a spectacular experience beyond the limit of time and space. Spectacular! Stage Design will bring you into the actual stage scenes to discover design techniques and their stories behind by presenting in-depth analysis and full-color photos of 53 outstanding stage projects of concerts, even & ceremony and theater.
August 10, 2015 | Hardcover | Sendpoints |
$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 | Gingko Press |
$59.95

SHAKESPEARE BOOK

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.
March 10, 2015 | Hardcover | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) | 352 Pages |
$25.00

JOE PAPP: AN AMERICAN LIFE

Written by Epstein, Helen
Joe Papp was an American cultural icon - the son of Jewish immigrants, he became a self-made impresario, an ardent advocate for human rights and a controversial innovator who was one of the most influential figures in American theater.
March 22, 1996 | Paperback | Da Capo Press | 592 Pages |
$22.95

FERVENT YEARS: THE GROUP THEATER & THE '30S

Written by Clurman, Harold
The Group Theatre was perhaps the most significant experiment in the history of American theater. Producing plays that reflected topical issues of the decade and giving a creative chance to actors, directors, and playwrights who were either fed up with or shut out of commercial theater, the "Group" remains a permanent influence on American drama despite its brief ten-year life.
March 22, 1983 | Paperback | Da Capo Press | 329 Pages |
$18.00

ACTOR AND THE TARGET

Written by Donnellan, Declan
"Acting is a reflex, a mechanism for development and survival. . . . It isn't 'second nature, ' it is 'first nature.'"--Declan Donnellan This immensely popular and ever-practical book on acting takes a scalpel to the heart of actors' persistent fears, helping them to release their talent on stage. It is straightforward and unpretentious, with a spirit of artistic and personal freedom.
September 1, 2006 | Paperback | Theatre Communications Group |
$18.95

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