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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
From Komisarjevsky in the 1920s, to Cheek by Jowl?s Russian ?sister company? almost a century later, Russian actor training has had a unique influence on modern British theatre. Russians in Britain, edited by Jonathan Pitches, is the first work of its type to identify a relationship between both countries? theatrical traditions as continuous as it... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
This collection documents and examines political and protest theatre produced between the 9/11 attacks in 2001 and Obama?s election in 2008 by British and American artists responding to their own governments? actions and policies during this time. The plays take up topics such as the ongoing wars on terror, Blair?s support of U.S. policies, the flawed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
Di Trevis is a world-renowned director, whose work with Britain?s National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, and directing productions worldwide, has deeply informed her knowledge of the director?s craft. In Being a Director, she draws on a wealth of first-hand experience to present an immersive, engaging and vital insight into the role of a... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 25.95
From beloved bad-boy to cool and captivating maverick, Johnny Depp has inspired media intrigue and has been the source of international acclaim since the early 1990s. He has attracted attention for his eccentric image, his accidental acting career, his beguiling good looks, and his quirky charm. In Johnny Depp Starts Here, film scholar Murray... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 5.99
Walk with the clansmen through the hills and glens, hear the clash of the claymore as you enter into battle, and enjoy victory with our Scottish Bravehearts of old.Margaret Burns Miles is a poet with a deep love of her homeland, and captures with great passion the battles and victories of days gone by.This book of Scottish verse will draw your imagination... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95
Engaging Performance: Theatre as Call and Response presents a combined analysis and workbook to examine "socially engaged performance." It offers a range of key practical approaches, exercises, and principles for using performance to engage in a variety of social and artistic projects. Author Jan Cohen-Cruz draws on a career of groundbreaking research... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95
'Theater legend Malina has written one of the most interesting studies of the avant-garde theatrical movement published in the last several years.' ? CHOICE Judith Malina and The Living Theatre have been icons of political theatre for over six decades. What few realise is that she originally studied under one of the giants of twentieth century... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 33.95
?Every scene or action or speech has a so therefore . It is the goal, the ultimate statement of the character. You should know the so therefore as you begin your scene ... The climax and the payoff is the so therefore .? ? from Al Ruscio?s Preface ? When working through a scene with a student, renowned actor and acting teacher Al Ruscio will... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 38.00
Long before his momentous teaming with Oliver Hardy, comedian Stan Laurel (1890-1965) was a motion picture star in his own right. From his film debut in Nuts in May (1917) through his final solo starring effort Should Tall Men Marry? (1928), Laurel headlined dozens of short comedies for a variety of producers and production companies, often playing... more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 56.00 US$ 47.60
The study of argumentation has primarily focused on logical and dialectical approaches, with minimal attention given to the rhetorical facets of argument. Rhetorical Argumentation: Principles of Theory and Practice approaches argumentation from a rhetorical point of view and demonstrates how logical and dialectical considerations depend on the rhetorical... more...