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50 Years: The Story of Woodstock Live: Relive the Magic, Artist by Artist

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50 Years: The Story of Woodstock Live: Relive the Magic, Artist by Artist...

Julien Bitoun

Pageants, parades, festivals; Music; Easy listening, MOR music; Rock & Pop music; Cultural studies

Hardback

A complete chronological account of Woodstock, hour by hour, performance by performance. Released to coincide with its 50th... [more]

$49.99

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The Mirror of Magic: A History of Magic in the Western World

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The Mirror of Magic: A History of Magic in the Western World

Kurt Seligmann

Small-scale, secular & domestic scenes in art; Conjuring & magic; Occult studies

Hardback

A collector's edition of the classic, illustrated, and comprehensive history of magic and the occult. [more]

$89.99

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Platform Papers 56: Falling Through the Gaps: Our artists' health and welfare

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Platform Papers 56: Falling Through the Gaps: Our artists' health and welfare...

Mark R. W. Williams

Theatre Studies; Dance & Performing arts; Other performing arts

Paperback

Some years ago, writes Mark Williams, an international cabaret performer was told by a sensible Australian aunt: 'All you'll... [more]

$18.99

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All That Jazz: The Life and Times of the Musical Chicago

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All That Jazz: The Life and Times of the Musical Chicago

Ethan Mordden (freelance author)

Theatre Studies; Film, TV & Radio; Film & movie: styles & genres; Other performing arts; Musicals

Hardback

Author Ethan Mordden tells the full story of Chicago - a play, a silent film, a talkie remake, a musical, and a movie musical... [more]

$45.95

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Lysicrates and Martin: Two arts patrons of history return to give again

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Lysicrates and Martin: Two arts patrons of history return to give again...

The Lysicrates Foundation

Theatre Studies; Other performing arts

Hardback

Starting with the birth of democracy and theatre in ancient Athens, Lysicrates and Martin transports you to today?s Australia,... [more]

$34.99

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Everyday Magic Mini Kit

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Everyday Magic Mini Kit

Justin Flom

Conjuring & magic; Fiction-related items; Stationery items

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In Everyday Magic, magician Justin Flom will teach you all you need to know to perform 10 amazing and how-did-you-do-that... [more]

$14.99

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Magic Tricks with Coins, Cards and Everyday Objects

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Magic Tricks with Coins, Cards and Everyday Objects

Jake Banfield

Conjuring & magic; Children's & Educational; Handicrafts (Children's&YA)

Hardback

A collection of the freshest step-by-step magic tricks to impress your mates and family. Learn how to turn everyday objects... [more]

$19.99

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The Happiest Refugee

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The Happiest Refugee

Anh Do

Other performing arts; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Refugees & political asylum

Paperback

The laugh-out-loud, reach-for-your-hanky story of one of Australia's best-loved comedians. [more]

$32.99

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The Cambridge Shakespeare Library 3 Volume Hardback Set: Shakespeare's Times, Texts and Stages; Shakespeare Criticism; Shakespeare Performance

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The Cambridge Shakespeare...

Catherine Alexander (University of Birmingham)

Acting techniques; Theatre: technical & background skills; Individual actors & performers; Street theatre; Shakespeare studies & criticism

Hardback

These three volumes represent the best Shakespeare criticism of the last fifty years. 140 articles have been organised under... [more]

$999.00  $500.00

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Death In The Afternoon

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Death In The Afternoon

Ernest Hemingway

Animal spectacles; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories

Paperback

In Death in the Afternoon, Hemingway shares the sights, the sounds, the excitement, and above all, the knowledge which fuelled... [more]

$14.99

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The Wonders: Lifting the Curtain on the Freak Show, Circus and Victorian Age

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The Wonders: Lifting the Curtain on the Freak Show, Circus and Victorian...

John Woolf

Theatre Studies; Circus; Advocate - Performing Arts

Hardback

The untold story of the Victorian freak show and circus, and the remarkable cast of characters who performed in them. The... [more]

$39.99

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John Hughes FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Man Behind the Movies

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John Hughes FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Man Behind the Movies...

Thomas A. Christie

Film, TV & Radio; Other performing arts

Paperback

The definitive guide to the films of the legendary director, screenwriter, and producer. [more]

$44.99

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The Event Manager's Bible 3rd Edition: The Complete Guide to Planning and Organising a Voluntary or Public Event

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The Event Manager's Bible 3rd Edition: The Complete Guide to Planning and...

D. G. Conway

Pageants, parades, festivals; Business & Economics; Management & management techniques; Sporting events, tours & organisations

Paperback

The authoritative guide to planning, organising, managing and delivery events of all size [more]

$45.00

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Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American History

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Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American...

Yunte Huang

Other performing arts; Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas

Hardback

With wry humour, Shakespearean profundity and trenchant insight, Yunte Huang brings to life the story of the famous Siamese... [more]

$45.95

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Towards a Theory of Mime

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Towards a Theory of Mime

Alexander Iliev

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Mime

Paperback

This book was originally published as volumes 1 and 2 (of 4) of Obshta teori'ia i praktika na pantominata (Sofia, Sonita &... [more]

$65.99

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One Man Show: The Stages Of Barry Humphries

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One Man Show: The Stages Of Barry Humphries

Anne Pender

Television; Other performing arts; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Barry Humphries is perhaps the greatest comic genius of our age. Satirist, comedian and burlesque entertainer, he enthrals... [more]

$35.00

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Ragged but Right: Black Traveling Shows,   Coon Songs,   and the Dark Pathway to Blues and Jazz

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Ragged but Right: Black Traveling Shows, Coon Songs, and the Dark Pathway...

Lynn Abbott, Doug Seroff

Variety shows, music hall, cabaret; Music; Jazz; Blues; Black & Asian studies

Hardback

The commercial explosion of ragtime in the early twentieth century created previously unimagined opportunities for black performers.... [more]

$118.80

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Amazing Magic Tricks: To Confound and Astound

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Amazing Magic Tricks: To Confound and Astound

Chris Stone

Conjuring & magic; Magic, spells & alchemy; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Indoor games; Children's & Educational

Hardback

50 classic magic tricks to amuse and entertain your family and friends, including card tricks, coin tricks and sleight-of-hand... [more]

$19.99

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Contemporary Circus

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Contemporary Circus

Katie Lavers (Skadada, Australia), Louis Patrick Leroux, Jon Burtt

Circus

Paperback

In this volume, twenty-four creators come together with three scholars to discuss Contemporary Circus, bridging the divide... [more]

$69.99

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The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018

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The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018

Coleen Scott

Theatre Studies; Dance; Other performing arts

Paperback

The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 is the first volume to inclusively document burlesque costume from its birth in the 1860's... [more]

$77.99

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Women and Puppetry: Critical and Historical Investigations

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Women and Puppetry: Critical and Historical Investigations

Alissa Mello, Claudia Orenstein, Cariad Astles

Theatre Studies; Puppetry, miniature & toy theatre; Gender studies: women

Paperback

Women and Puppetry is the first publication dedicated to the study of women in the field of puppetry arts. It includes critical... [more]

$69.99

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Drag

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Drag

Simon Doonan

Variety shows, music hall, cabaret; Popular culture; Gender studies, gender groups

Hardback

Drag is transformation, communication and, above all, exaggeration, where gender non-conformity is the plat du jour. This... [more]

$59.99

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The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018

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The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018

Coleen Scott

Theatre Studies; Dance; Other performing arts

Hardback

The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 is the first volume to inclusively document burlesque costume from its birth in the 1860's... [more]

$231.00

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Beijing Opera Costumes: The Visual Communication of Character and Culture

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Beijing Opera Costumes: The Visual Communication of Character and Culture...

Alexandra B Bonds

Theatre: technical & background skills; Other performing arts

Paperback

Beijing Opera Costumes: The Visual Communication of Character and Culture illuminates the links between theatrical attire... [more]

$112.00

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The Spectacle of Illusion: Magic, the paranormal & the complicity of the mind

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The Spectacle of Illusion: Magic, the paranormal & the complicity of the...

Matthew L. Tompkins, Wellcome

Conjuring & magic; Social & cultural history

Hardback

'A spectacular treasury of treats. Page after page of utter joy: I can't tear my eyes away' - Derren Brown In The Spectacle... [more]

$39.99

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