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  • The Contemporary Monologue: Womenby Michael Earley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 27.95

    The Contemporary Monologue" is an exciting selection of speeches of all types, serious and comic, realistic and absurdist, drawn from plays written by contemporary playwrights over the past ten years. Updating the popular "Modern Monologues," this fresh collection of speeches represents the best American and English playwrights of today including... more...

  • Different Every Nightby Mike Alfreds

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 17.99

    A top-ranking director sets out his rehearsal techniques in this invaluable handbook for actors and directors. Different Every Night is the culmination of a lifetime of work in the theatre, the most complete rehearsal methodology in print since Stanislavsky. It offers a vital masterclass for actors and directors, full of sound practical advice... more...

  • Prometheus Boundby Aeschylus; Deborah Roberts

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 7.95

    This is an outstandingly useful edition of Prometheus Bound . The translation is both faithful and graceful, and the introduction to this difficult play is a model of clarity, intelligence, and a profound familiarity with the workings of Greek myth, Greek literature, and literature in general. --Rachel Hadas, Department of English, Rutgers University... more...

  • World Film Locations: Shanghaiby John Berra; Wei Ju

    Intellect Books Ltd 2014; US$ 19.00

    Celebrating Shanghai?s rich cinematic history, the films covered here represent a lengthy time period, from the first Golden Age of Chinese Cinema in the 1930s to the city?s status as an international production hub in 2013. Given the enduring status of Shanghai as the "Paris of the East," World Film Locations: Shanghai emphasizes the city?s cosmopolitan... more...

  • Screenplayby Jule Selbo

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Screenplay: Building Story Through Character is designed to help screenwriters turn simple or intricate ideas into exciting, multidimensional film narratives with fully-realized characters. Based on Jule Selbo?s unique 11-step structure for building story through characters, the book teaches budding screenwriters the skills to focus and shape their... more...

  • Playing to the World?s Biggest Audienceby Michael Curtin

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 19.96 US$ 15.97

    In this provocative analysis of screen industries in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore, Michael Curtin delineates the globalizing pressures and opportunities that since the 1980s have dramatically transformed the terrain of Chinese film and television, including the end of the cold war, the rise of the World Trade Organization, the escalation... more...

  • The Dancing Wordby Daniel Mroz

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 44.00

    The product of over eighteen years of embodied research by the author, The Dancing Word presents a systemic and phenomenological description of a contemporary intercultural theatre practice. This volume offers a blueprint for both training and collaborative performance creation that integrates the best of western laboratory theatre with the practice... more...

  • Starby Peter Biskind

    Simon & Schuster UK 2010; US$ 16.99

    In this compulsively readable and constantly surprising book, Peter Biskind, the author of the film classics Easy Riders, Raging Bulls and Down and Dirty Pictures, writes the most intimate, revealing, and balanced biography ever of Hollywood legend Warren Beatty. Famously a playboy, Beatty has also been one of the most ambitious and successful stars... more...

  • Good Heavens!by Poile Sengupta

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 10.18

    Seven thought-provoking and fun plays for children The stage is a magical place, where the ordinary transforms into the extraordinary and imagination rules supreme. Discover the wonders of the stage with Good Heavens!. The seven plays in this collection will help you explore different aspects of theatre. While some require interesting sets, props and... more...

  • Postcolonial Playsby Helen Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This collection of contemporary postcolonial plays demonstrates the extraordinary vitality of a body of work that is currently influencing the shape of contemporary world theatre. This anthology encompasses both internationally admired 'classics' and previously unpublished texts, all dealing with imperialism and its aftermath. It includes work from... more...