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Theatre: individual actors & directors books

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The Collected Letters of Ellen Terry by Katharine Cockin The Collected Letters of Ellen Terry

Ellen Terry's correspondence was both exuberant and extensive. Her remaining letters provide a fascinating insight into the dynamics of the Victorian theatre, and the difficulties of life for a woman maintaining a successful public persona whilst raising two illegitimate children.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Performing Unification History and Nation in German Theater after 1989 by Matt Cornish Performing Unification History and Nation in German Theater after 1989

Since the moment after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the most important German theatre artists have created plays and productions about unification. Performing Unification examines how German directors, playwrights, and theater groups have represented and misrepresented the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Start To Finish Woody Allen and the Art of Moviemaking by Eric Lax Start To Finish Woody Allen and the Art of Moviemaking


Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Brazilian Collaborative Theater Interviews with Directors, Performers and Choreographers by Aleksandar Sasha Dundjerovic, Luiz Fernando Ramos Brazilian Collaborative Theater Interviews with Directors, Performers and Choreographers
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One of the most thriving, vibrant and exciting theatre cultures in the world is Brazil, offering plurality of various forms of theatrical expression. Brazilian Collaborative Theater presents fifteen interviews with leading contemporary theatre directors, performers and choreographers, investigating their creative...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/09/2017

Scripting Detention A Project in Theater and Autoethnography with Incarcerated Teens by Nandita Dinesh Scripting Detention A Project in Theater and Autoethnography with Incarcerated Teens

Documenting a theatre project for incarcerated youth in a New Mexico juvenile detention facility, this book presents the script of a play about prison life, and interweaves the author's creative, self-reflective text. The collaborative experience of writing and staging such...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/08/2017

Wendy Wasserstein by Jill Dolan Wendy Wasserstein

Playwright Wendy Wasserstein (1950-2006) wrote topical, humorous plays addressing relationships among women and their families, taking the temperature of social moments from the 1960s onwards. This volume provides a critical introduction and a feminist reappraisal of the significant plays of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Wendy Wasserstein by Jill Dolan Wendy Wasserstein

Playwright Wendy Wasserstein (1950-2006) wrote topical, humorous plays addressing relationships among women and their families, taking the temperature of social moments from the 1960s onwards. This volume provides a critical introduction and a feminist reappraisal of the significant plays of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2017

Great Shakespeare Actors Burbage to Branagh by Stanley (Honorary President, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust) Wells Great Shakespeare Actors Burbage to Branagh
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Great Shakespeare Actors provides a series of well-informed, well-written, illuminating, and entertaining accounts of many of the most famous stage performers of Shakespeare in both England and America, offering a concise, actor-centred history of Shakespeare on the stage.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

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Adapturgy The Dramaturg's Art and Theatrical Adaptation by Jane Barnette Adapturgy The Dramaturg's Art and Theatrical Adaptation

Dramaturg Jane Barnette has put together an essential guide for theatre scholars and practitioners seeking to understand and participate in the process of adaptation for the stage. Employing the term adapturgy , Barnette redefines the dramaturg's role and thoroughly refutes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/11/2017

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Swim Pretty Aquatic Spectacles and the Performance of Race, Gender, and Nature by Jennifer A. Kokai Swim Pretty Aquatic Spectacles and the Performance of Race, Gender, and Nature

Reveals the influential role of aquatic spectacles in shaping cultural perceptions of aquatic ecosystems in the United States over the past century. Examining dramatic works in water and performances at four water parks, Jennifer A. Kokai shows that the evolution...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Charles Ludlam Lives! Charles Busch, Bradford Louryk, Taylor Mac, and the Queer Legacy of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company by Sean Edgecomb Charles Ludlam Lives! Charles Busch, Bradford Louryk, Taylor Mac, and the Queer Legacy of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company

Playwright, actor and director Charles Ludlam (1943-1987) helped to galvanize the Ridiculous style of theater in New York City starting in the 1960s. Although his Ridiculous Theatrical Company shut its doors, the Ludlamesque Ridiculous has continued to thrive. Sean F....
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Charles Ludlam Lives! Charles Busch, Bradford Louryk, Taylor Mac, and the Queer Legacy of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company by Sean Edgecomb Charles Ludlam Lives! Charles Busch, Bradford Louryk, Taylor Mac, and the Queer Legacy of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company

Explores the enduring queer legacy of playwright, actor, and director Charles Ludlam
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

The Routledge Companion to Michael Chekhov by Marie-Christine Autant-Mathieu The Routledge Companion to Michael Chekhov

The Routledge Companion to Michael Chekhov brings together Chekhov specialists from around the world - theatre practitioners, theorists, historians and archivists - to provide an astonishingly comprehensive assessment of his life, work and legacy. This volume aims to connect East...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/06/2017

Stanislavsky in the World The System and its Transformations Across Continents by Jonathan (Professor of Theatre and Performance, Leeds University, UK) Pitches Stanislavsky in the World The System and its Transformations Across Continents
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Stanislavsky in the World is an ambitious and ground-breaking work charting a fascinating story of the global dissemination and transformation of Stanislavsky's practices. Case studies written by local experts, historians and practitioners are brought together to introduce the reader to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/05/2017

The Christopher Lee Film Encyclopedia by Robert W. Pohle, Douglas C. Hart, Rita Pohle Baldwin The Christopher Lee Film Encyclopedia
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The Christopher Lee Encyclopedia encompasses all of the films in the distinguished actor's prolific career, from his early roles in of the 1940s to his work in some of the most successful film franchises of all time. This reference volume...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/05/2017

Rethinking Religion in the Theatre of Grotowski by Catharine Christof Rethinking Religion in the Theatre of Grotowski

This book opens a new interdisciplinary frontier between religion and theatre studies to illuminate what has been seen as the religious, or spiritual, nature of Polish theatre director Jerzy Grotowski's work. It corrects the lacunae in both theatre studies and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/03/2017

Text & Presentation, 2016 by Graley Herren Text & Presentation, 2016

Gathers some of the best work presented at the 2016 Comparative Drama Conference in Baltimore. The subjects covered in this volume range from ancient Greece to twenty-first century America, and include a variety of approaches and formats. The highlight of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/02/2017

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