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- Knopf Canada 2011; US$ 24.00
On May 11, 2001, Globe and Mail reporter Stephanie Nolen announced a stunning discovery to the world: an attractive portrait held by an Ontario family for twelve generations, which may well be the only known portrait of Shakespeare painted during his lifetime. Shakespeare?s Face is the biography of a portrait ? a literary mystery story ? and the... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 22.82
Following on from the widely acclaimed The Actor and the Text - which was addressed directly to the actor - Text in Action is drawn from Cicely's group work experiences, encompassing the viewpoint of the director as well. To begin with, the author explores language from a cultural and personal perspective. In these days of management jargon and internet... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
This is the first book to explore the relationship between experimental theatre and performance making in France. Reflecting the recent return to aesthetics and politics in French theory, it focuses on how a variety of theatre and performance practitioners use their art work to contest reality as it is currently configured in France. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 31.95
Translated into English for the first time, Daring To Play: A Brecht Companion is the study of Bertolt Brecht?s theatre by Manfred Wekwerth, Brecht?s co-director and former director of the Berliner Ensemble. Wekwerth aims to challenge prevailing myths and misconceptions of Brecht?s theatre, instead providing a refreshing and accessible approach... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2010; US$ 14.57
Plays...And How to Produce Them provides a basic introduction for all individuals and groups wishing to undertake the production of a play. It is aimed at the amateur enthusiast and anyone intending to pursue their interest further and undertake professional training. The author, who has over 30 years of experience in drama, takes the reader through... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 65.00
The ideal guide for students and theatre-lovers alike, the Companion explores the longstanding and vibrant Scottish dramatic tradition and the important developments in Scottish dramatic writing and theatre over the last hundred years. more...
- Faber & Faber 2005; US$ 14.99
"Sitting in an automobile was where I first remember understanding how drama works...Hidden in the back seat of a sedan, I quickly realized how deep the chasm or intense the claustrophobia could be inside your average family car." --Neil LaBute Be it the medium for clandestine couplings, arguments, shelter, or ultimately transportation, the automobile... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 27.95
In Exercises for Rebel Artists , Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Roberto Sifuentes use their extensive teaching and performance experience with La Pocha Nostra to help students and practitioners to create ?border art?. Designed to take readers right into the heart of radical performance, the authors use a series of crucial practical exercises, honed in... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 10.00
?Mad world, mad kings, mad composition!? ?King John In one volume, eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide fresh new editions of two classic histories: Henry VIII and King John . THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES: ? original Introductions to Henry VIII... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00
This new study explores the history of cross-cultural performative encounters in the Pacific from the Eighteenth century to the present. It examines Western theatrical representations of Pacific cultures and investigates how Pacific Islanders used their own cultural performances to negotiate the colonial situation. more...