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Theatre: individual actors & directors

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Hollywood Dogs: Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation

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Hollywood Dogs: Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation

William Secord

Photography & photographs; Individual photographers; Theatre: individual actors & directors; Film, TV & Radio; Dogs as pets

Hardback

Hollywood Dogs showcases a fine selection of photographs from the famous John Kobal Foundation. Taken between 1920 and 1960... [more]

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Brecht On Theatre

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Brecht On Theatre

Bertolt Brecht

Theatre Studies; Theatre: individual actors & directors

Paperback

A wholly revised, re-edited and expanded edition of one of the seminal texts of twentieth century theatre. Featuring new translations,... [more]

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes

Diana Cooper

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Individual actors & performers; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

A charming portrait of Lady Diana Cooper's traditional aristocratic childhood and young womanhood. From her sheltered upbringing... [more]

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Buster Keaton in His Own Time: What the Responses of 1920s Critics Reveal

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Buster Keaton in His Own Time: What the Responses of 1920s Critics Reveal...

Wes D. Gehring

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Film & movie: styles & genres

Paperback

If you thought you knew Buster Keaton's silent features, think again. By keying on 1920 period texts one sees how a popular... [more]

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Stanislavsky in the World: The System and its Transformations Across Continents

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Stanislavsky in the World: The System and its Transformations Across Continents...

Jonathan Pitches (Professor of Theatre and Performance, Leeds University, UK), Stefan Aquilina (School of Performing Arts, University of Malta, Malta)

Theatre Studies; Theatre: individual actors & directors

Paperback

Stanislavsky in the World is an ambitious and ground-breaking work charting a fascinating story of the global dissemination... [more]

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Miss Muriel Matters: The Australian actress who became one of London's most famous suffragists

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Miss Muriel Matters: The Australian actress who became one of London's most...

Robert Wainwright

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Civil rights & citizenship

Paperback

In 1909 a young Australian actress made headlines around the world when she took to the sky over the British Houses of Parliament... [more]

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Mexican Hooker #1: And My Other Roles Since the Revolution

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Mexican Hooker #1: And My Other Roles Since the Revolution

Carmen Aguirre

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Biography; Memoirs; Sexual abuse & harassment

Paperback

A brilliant, funny and uncompromising book that answers the pressing question: once you've spent your formative years battling... [more]

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Performing King Lear: Gielgud to Russell Beale

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Performing King Lear: Gielgud to Russell Beale

Jonathan Croall (Theatre Historian, UK)

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Shakespeare studies & criticism

Paperback

A unique exploration of the challenges and rewards of performing King Lear based on interviews with leading actors and directors.... [more]

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Not My Father's Son: A Family Memoir

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Not My Father's Son: A Family Memoir

Alan Cumming

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Individual actors & performers; Biography; Memoirs

Paperback

Alan Cumming's compelling and moving memoir about his childhood and a thrilling... [more]

$21.99

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David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre

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David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre

Ira B. Nadel

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Theatre direction & production; Film, TV & Radio; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

This comprehensive biography uses extensive theater and film archives to reveal Mamet's ideas on writing, acting, and directing,... [more]

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Brecht: A Practical Handbook

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Brecht: A Practical Handbook

David Zoob

Theatre Studies; Theatre: individual actors & directors

Paperback

A bold and exciting new approach to Bertolt Brecht, making his theories and ideas about theatre accessible to a new generation... [more]

$34.99

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Performing Hamlet: Actors in the Modern Age

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Performing Hamlet: Actors in the Modern Age

Jonathan Croall

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Shakespeare studies & criticism

Paperback

Hamlet is arguably the most famous play on the planet, and the greatest of all Shakespeare's works. Its rich story and complex... [more]

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Vsevolod Meyerhold

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Vsevolod Meyerhold

Prof Jonathan Pitches (University of Leeds, UK)

Theatre Studies; Theatre: individual actors & directors

Paperback

Vsevolod Meyerhold considers the life and work of the extraordinary twentieth-century director and theatre-maker. This compact,... [more]

$41.99

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'Death of a Salesman' in Beijing

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'Death of a Salesman' in Beijing

Arthur Miller

Theatre Studies; Theatre: individual actors & directors; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: plays & playwrights

Paperback

A new edition of Arthur Miller's account of his time in China in 1983, directing a production of Death of a Salesman. It is... [more]

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A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving and their Remarkable Families

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A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving...

Michael Holroyd

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Henry Irving - a merchant's clerk who became the saviour of British theatre - and Ellen Terry, who made her first theatre... [more]

$27.95

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

Jack Charles

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Biography; Memoirs; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

Stolen from his mother and placed into institutional care when he was only a few months old, Uncle Jack was raised under the... [more]

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Robert Lepage

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Robert Lepage

Aleksandar Sasa Dundjerovic

Theatre: individual actors & directors

Paperback

An account of Robert Lepage's biography, seminal productions, key writings and practical exercises -- [more]

$41.99

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Making Site-Specific Theatre and Performance: A Handbook

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Making Site-Specific Theatre and Performance: A Handbook

Phil Smith

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Theatre direction & production; Theatre: technical & background skills; Dance & Performing arts

Paperback

This practical, accessible and far-reaching guide to making site-specific theatre and performance emphasises the diversity... [more]

$52.95

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Robert Lepage

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Robert Lepage

Aleksandar Sasa Dundjerovic

Theatre: individual actors & directors

Hardback

An account of Robert Lepage's biography, seminal productions, key writings and practical exercises -- [more]

$231.00

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Reframing the Musical: Race, Culture and Identity

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Reframing the Musical: Race, Culture and Identity

Sarah Whitfield

Theatre Studies; Theatre: individual actors & directors; Dance & Performing arts

Paperback

This critical and inclusive edited collection offers an overview of the musical in relation to issues of race, culture and... [more]

$54.95

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Stage Directing: A Director's Itinerary

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Stage Directing: A Director's Itinerary

Michael Wainstein

Theatre: individual actors & directors

Paperback

Stage Directing: A Director's Itinerary is a practical guidebook that provides instruction on how to organize the work of... [more]

$57.95

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On Streisand: An Opinionated  Guide

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On Streisand: An Opinionated Guide

Ethan Mordden

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Individual actors & performers; Musicals; Easy listening, MOR music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

She said, I became a singer because I couldn't get work as an actress, but Barbra Streisand not only became both but revolutionized... [more]

$38.95

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Julie Hesmondhalgh: A Working Diary

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Julie Hesmondhalgh: A Working Diary

Julie Hesmondhalgh (Actor, UK)

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Individual actors & performers; Television

Paperback

Actor Julie Hesmondhalgh's working diary begins in November 2016 at the end of a full and exciting year of theatre-making... [more]

$39.99

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The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos

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The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos

Freddy Decreus

Theatre: individual actors & directors

Hardback

The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos outlines the story of the Athenian-based Attis Theatre and the way its founder... [more]

$242.00

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Robert Wilson

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Robert Wilson

Maria Shevtsova

Theatre: individual actors & directors

Paperback

Robert Wilson is an American-European director who is also a performer, installation artist, writer, designer of light and... [more]

$41.99

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