Theater

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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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BALANCING ACTS: BEHIND THE SCENES AT LONDON'S NATIONAL THEATRE

Written by Hytner, Nicholas
The former director of London's National Theatre presents a candid, behind-the-scenes memoir about his career directing theater, producing films and opera, and working closely with some of the world's most celebrated actors.
December 4, 2018 | Paperback | Vintage | 320 Pages |
$17.00
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PLAYING TO THE GODS: SARAH BERNHARDT, ELEONORA DUSE, AND THE RIVALRY THAT CHANGED ACTING FOREVER

Written by Rader, Peter
The riveting story of the rivalry between the two most renowned actresses of the nineteenth century: legendary Sarah Bernhardt, whose eccentricity on and off the stage made her the original diva, and mystical Eleonora Duse, who broke all the rules to popularize the natural style of acting we celebrate today.
August 21, 2018 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster |
$26.00
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TAKE YOU WHEREVER YOU GO

Written by Leon, Kenny
From Tony Award-winning director and recipient of the prestigious Mr. Abbott Award, Kenny Leon, comes a powerful memoir of the lessons he has learned on his incredible life journey.
June 5, 2018 | Hardcover | Grand Central Publishing |
$26.00
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LEAR: THE GREAT IMAGE OF AUTHORITY

Written by Bloom, Harold
Harold Bloom, regarded by some as the greatest Shakespeare scholar of our time, presents an intimate, wise, deeply compelling portrait of King Lear--the third in his series of five short books about the great playwright's most significant personalities, hailed as Bloom's "last love letter to the shaping spirit of his imagination" on the front page of The New York Times Book Review.
April 24, 2018 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company |
$24.00
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FALSTAFF: GIVE ME LIFE

Written by Bloom, Harold
From Harold Bloom, one of the greatest Shakespeare scholars of our time comes "a timely reminder of the power and possibility of words [and] the last love letter to the shaping spirit of Bloom's imagination" (front page, The New York Times Book Review) and an intimate, wise, deeply compelling portrait of Falstaff--Shakespeare's greatest enduring and complex comedic characters.
April 3, 2018 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company |
$16.00
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LUCK OF FRIENDSHIP: THE LETTERS OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS AND JAMES LAUGHLIN

Written by Williams, Tennessee
In December 1942, two guests at a Lincoln Kirstein mixer bonded over their shared love of Hart Crane's poetry. One of them was James Laughlin, the founder of a small publishing company called New Directions, which he had begun only seven years earlier as a sophomore at Harvard.
March 13, 2018 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 432 Pages |
$39.95
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UNMASKED

Written by Lloyd Webber, Andrew
"You have the luck of Croesus on stilts (as my Auntie Vi would have said) if you've had the sort of career, ups and downs, warts and all that I have in that wondrous little corner of show business called musical theatre."
March 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Harper |
$28.99
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SOMETHING WONDERFUL: RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN'S BROADWAY REVOLUTION

Written by Purdum, Todd S
A revelatory portrait of the creative partnership that transformed musical theater and provided the soundtrack to the American Century
April 3, 2018 | Hardcover | Henry Holt & Company | 400 Pages |
$32.00

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