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- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 28.00
This book investigates the expanding parameters for site-specific performance to account for the form's increasing popularity in the twenty-first century. Leading practitioners and theorists interrogate issues of performance and site to broaden our understanding of the role that place plays in performance and the ways that performance influences it... more...
- Faber and Faber 2013; US$ 18.94
'You have discovered a perishable treasure, and it is imperative to share it with other people before it fades... You have only one chance to get it right, while the impression is still fresh...' If critics often disagree among themselves over the merits of a given work, this is nothing compared to the wider argument about what the critic's... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 26.99
?Wait.. Gypsy didn?t win the Tony for Best Musical?? That?s a question that gets asked over and over again, every time a new Rose takes to the runway in the Broadway classic ?Gypsy?. In "Strippers, Showgirls and Sharks", the popular syndicated theatre critic Peter Filichia chronicles the history of the American musical by looking at those... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 24.95
The first book of theater celebrity gossip, can you believe it? Here's the book that airs Broadway's dirty laundry! Inspired by the classic Hollywood Babylon (in print for more than forty years, more than 100,000 copies sold), Broadway Babylon presents a hyper-entertaining look at the Great White Way's biggest scandals, best-kept secrets, and most... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book gives a new view on the legacy of Jerzy Grotowski (1933-1999), one of the central, and yet misunderstood, figures who shaped 20th-century theatre, focusing on his least known last phase of work on ancient songs and the craft of the performer. Salata posits Grotowski?s work as philosophical practice, and more particularly, as practical research... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 18.94
Musicals are the most popular form of stage entertainment today, with the West End and Broadway dominated by numerous long-running hits. But for every Wicked or Phantom of the Opera , there are dozens of casualties that didn?t fare quite so well. In this book, Julian Woolford explores the musical-theatre canon to explain why and how some musicals... more...
Wish I Was There - I Was the Golden Girl of British Cinema...Then My Life Fell to Pieces. This is My StoryJohn Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57
When Emily Lloyd burst onto the movie scene at 17 she was hailed as the next Marilyn Monroe. Her stunning performance as precocious Lynda Mansell in David Leland?s coming of age drama Wish You Were Here thrust her into the spotlight and cemented the film?s reputation as a British classic. Hollywood beckoned and Emily landed high profile roles alongside... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 68.95
Magazine Law is a comprehensive guide to the law for magazine journalists, editors and managers. Written by a London barrister experienced in publishing and copyright law and a former magazine journalist, law lecturer and freelance journalist in Sitges, Spain, the book addresses the special needs of the magazine industry and explains how laws affecting... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
Emma Brockes didn't always love musicals. In fact, she hated them. One of her earliest (and most painful) memories is of her mother singing "The Hills Are Alive" while young Emma crossed the street to go to her babysitting gig. According to her mother, the music would keep muggers at bay. According to Emma, it warded off friends, a social life, and... more...