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Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers

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Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers...

Bree Hadley

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art; Theatre Studies; Disability: social aspects

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In Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers, Bree Hadley examines the performance practices... [more]

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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

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

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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

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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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Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Michael Y. Bennett

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Educational material

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Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? shocked audiences and critics alike with its assault on decorum. At base though,... [more]

$14.99

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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

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

$22.99

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Othello: Arden Performance Editions

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Othello: Arden Performance Editions

William Shakespeare

Acting techniques; Individual actors & performers; Shakespeare plays

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Arden Performance Editions are ideal for anyone engaging with a Shakespeare play in performance. With clear facing-page notes... [more]

$12.99

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Konstantin Stanislavsky

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Konstantin Stanislavsky

Bella Merlin

Theatre Studies; Acting techniques

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Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each... [more]

$41.99

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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

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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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The Secret History of Magic: The True Story of the Deceptive Art

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The Secret History of Magic: The True Story of the Deceptive Art

Peter Lamont, Jim Steinmeyer

Theatre Studies; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Pull back the curtain on the real history of magic - and discover why magic really matters If you read a standard history... [more]

$51.95

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Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America's Past

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Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America's...

William Hogeland, Joanne B. Freeman, Lyra D. Monteiro

Theatre Studies; Film, TV & Radio; Musicals; History of the Americas; Political leaders & leadership

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Brings together a collection of top scholars to explain the Hamilton phenomenon and explore what it might mean for our understanding... [more]

$39.95

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And Then We Danced: A Voyage into the Groove

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And Then We Danced: A Voyage into the Groove

Henry Alford

Theatre Studies; Dance; Social & cultural anthropology; Humour

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$39.99

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Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

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Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

Cynthia Brideson, Sara Brideson

Theatre Studies; Musicals; Biography: arts & entertainment

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In this definitive biography, authors Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson offer a comprehensive look at both the life and legacy... [more]

$54.95

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Contemporary Scenes for Twentysomethings

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Contemporary Scenes for Twentysomethings

Jessica Bashline

Theatre Studies; Plays & playscripts

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A comprehensive compilation of the best contemporary monologues for twentysomethings, all written in the 21st century! [more]

$24.99

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Contemporary Monologues for Twentysomethings

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Contemporary Monologues for Twentysomethings

Jessica Bashline

Theatre Studies

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A comprehensive compilation of the best contemporary monologues for twentysomethings, all written in the 21st century! [more]

$24.99

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The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues

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The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues

Scottee

Theatre Studies; Plays & playscripts

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The first collection of its kind, The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues chronicles over one hundred years of queer and trans... [more]

$26.99

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Sam Shepard: A Life

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Sam Shepard: A Life

John J Winters

Theatre Studies; Individual actors & performers; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary; Creative writing & creative writing guides

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The first comprehensive biography of Sam Shepard in 30 years draws on newly available letters and journals, as well as dozens... [more]

$31.95

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Platform Paper 54: Young People and the Arts

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Platform Paper 54: Young People and the Arts

Sue Giles

Theatre Studies; Other performing arts

Paperback

Expectations around theatre for young people are too prescribed today. Adults have long-held views on what works are appropriate... [more]

$16.99

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Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution

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Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution

Todd S. Purdum

Theatre Studies

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A revelatory portrait of the creative partnership that transformed musical theater and provided the soundtrack to the American... [more]

$44.99

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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

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

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Much Ado About Nothing: Arden Performance Editions

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Much Ado About Nothing: Arden Performance Editions

William Shakespeare

Acting techniques; Individual actors & performers; Shakespeare plays

Paperback

Arden Performance Editions are ideal for anyone engaging with a Shakespeare play in performance. With clear facing-page notes... [more]

$15.99

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Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film

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Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making...

Don Graham

Theatre Studies; Individual actors & performers; Film theory & criticism; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

A larger-than-life narrative of the making of the classic film, marking the rise of America as a superpower, the ascent of... [more]

$51.95

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Vivien Leigh: Actress and Icon

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Vivien Leigh: Actress and Icon

Kate Dorney, Maggie B. Gale

Theatre Studies; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema

Paperback

A collection of essays on the legendary actress that uses archival sources in the US and UK to re-examine her attitude to... [more]

$53.99

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Contemporary Australian Monologues for Men

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Contemporary Australian Monologues for Men

Various Authors

Theatre Studies; Plays & playscripts

Paperback

Monologues are a crucial element of theatre, for actors and students alike. From high school study to professional auditions... [more]

$26.99

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The Complete Dramatic Works of Tang Xianzu

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The Complete Dramatic Works of Tang Xianzu

Tang Xianzu

Theatre Studies; Plays & playscripts

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Tang Xianzu (1550-1616) is acclaimed as the `Shakespeare of the East' and widely regarded as China's greatest playwright,... [more]

$85.00

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Shakespeare's Strangest Tales: Extraordinary but true tales from 400 years of Shakespearean theatre

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Shakespeare's Strangest Tales: Extraordinary but true tales from 400 years...

Iain Spragg

Theatre Studies; Shakespeare studies & criticism; British & Irish history

Paperback

A quirky collection of true stories from the weird and wonderful world of Shakespearean theatre, featuring distinguished actors... [more]

$19.99

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