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- Theatre Communications Group 2012; US$ 18.95
Foremost stage directors describe their working process: JoAnne Akalaitis, Arvin Brown, René Buch, Martha Clarke, Gordon Davidson, Robert Falls, Zelda Fichandler, Richard Foreman, Adrian Hall, John Hirsch, Mark Lamos, Marshall W. Mason, Des McAnuff, Gregory Mosher, Harold S. Prince, Lloyd Richards, Peter Sellars, Andrei Serban, Douglas Turner Ward,... more...
- Theatre Communications Group 2012; US$ 14.95
Chaikin, who directed the celebrated Open Theater in the '60s, kindled an emphasis on communal playmaking whose impact is still evident today. This conversational review of his efforts details his methods and reveals the struggles involved in the creation of some of the most exciting theatre of our time. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 64.99
The Wild West was popular with American audiences long before the appearance of the Hollywood western. From 1829 to 1881, playgoers throughout the nation applauded frontier dramas that celebrated conventional American values like rugged individualism and the ideology of Manifest Destiny. Yet, as Pioneer Performances shows, a more subversive cultural... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 8.74
Wise-cracking Groucho Marx with his trademark cigar and painted on black moustache. Blonde, curly-wigged, mute Harpo, beeping his blub horn and chasing pretty girls. Rubber-faced Chico, twisting phrases into hysterical malapropisms. And handsome straight-man Zeppo Marx. Who can forget their antics in such classic comedy films as The Cocoanuts (1929),... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
Colleen Moore (1899-1988) was one of the most popular and beloved stars of the American silent screen. Remembered primarily as a comedienne in such films as Ella Cinders (1926) and Orchids and Ermine (1927), Moore's career was also filled with dramatic roles that often reflected societal trends. A trailblazing performer, her legacy was somewhat... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2012; US$ 15.95
The darkest Batman is unmasked. During the London press junket for The Dark Knight in the summer of 2008, Christian Bale was infamously accused of assaulting his mother and sister at the five-star Dorchester Hotel. Six months later, a recording of Bale?s rant on the set of Terminator Salvation was leaked, and the star?s anger began to define... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
From her fame as the Oscar-winning actress who uttered the famous line in Moonstruck , "I know who I am," to her lauded role as Mrs. Madrigal, the landlord of indeterminate gender in Tales of the City , to being the cousin of Michael Dukakis, presidential candidate, Olympia Dukakis has captured the imagination of a broad audience. Known for her... more...
- John Blake 2009; US$ 9.99
Academy Award?winning actress, former fashion model and Hollywood party girl, and current Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency, Angelina Jolie is constantly in the media spotlight. Unlike many Hollywood stars who do their best to avoid the press, her openness about her complicated and often outlandish life has endeared her to fans worldwide.... more...