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- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 44.95
In 1977, the Gardzienice Theatre Association, an experimental theatre company was founded in a tiny Polish village. By 1992 The Observer was hailing "Brilliant Gardzienice...and orgy of joy, anguish, prayer and lamentation performed in candlelight with hurtling energy and at breakneck speed...Physically reckless, thrillingly well sung...On no account... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
Modern international studies of world theatre and drama have begun to acknowledge the Arab world only after the contributions of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Within the Arab world, the contributions of Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco to modern drama and to post-colonial expression remain especially neglected, a problem that this book addresses. more...
- Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 9.99
The first ever narrative biography of a towering figure in British comedy Les Dawson, more than any other comedian, spoke for the phlegmatic, pessimistic British way of life. A Northern lad who climbed out of the slums thanks to an uncommonly brilliant mind, he was always the underdog, but his bark was funnier and more incisive than many comics... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2009; US$ 9.99
From his Glaswegian childhood and American adolescence to his starring role in the Doctor Who spinoff Torchwood , this memoir traces the life and career of actor John Barrowman. John made a name for himself with remarkable West End achievements, including an Olivier Award nomination and success in the movies The Producers and... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2011; US$ 59.95
Taking to heart Thomas Heywood’s claim that plays “persuade men to humanity and good life, instruct them in civility and good manners, showing them the fruits of honesty, and the end of villainy,” Mark Bayer’s captivating new study argues that the early modern London theatre was an important community institution whose... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.00
In the course of the 20th century there was a growing discrepancy between literary dramatics and the modern stage which led to serious dislocations. Nowadays we are faced with a multiplicity of theatrical texts which can no longer be described using the categories of a poetology of drama ? including its epic extensions, nor can they be explained exclusively... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1996; US$ 1.44
Agnes Bernelle, one of Ireland's best-loved stage performers, was born Agnes Bernauer in Berlin in 1923, the daughter of a renowned Jewish-Hungarian theatre impresario. In this sparkling, intimate memoir she recounts her early years in Germany, her family's flight to London after Hitler came to power, her anti-Nazi broadcasts to the land of her birth,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 71.95
A study of Yury Lyubimov's tempestuous career and his style of theatre. This work traces the development of his ideas, from his arrival at the Taganka Theatre in 1964 through to his explusion in 1984, and his period of exile in the West until his return in 1989 to a much-changed Russia. more...
- Continuum International Publishing 1999; US$ 180.00
A calendar of performances, consisting of some 2700 entries, of dramatizations by predominantly English but also eminent French women writers up to the end of the 19th century. These include Louisa May Alcott, Jane Austen, the Brontes, Aphra Behn, Ouida, and George Sand. more...