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- John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 13.11
Born into a working-class family in Caterham, Surrey, in 1949, Bill attended the Guildford School of Dance and Drama before embarking on a two-year theatre stint in Liverpool. His London stage debut came in 1977 at the National Theatre, and many more theatre, radio and television appearances followed, including radio performances of Yes Minister for... more...
- Orell Füssli Verlag 2013; US$ 19.86
Der Schweizer Kabarettist und Schauspieler Beat Schlatter erzählt, was er auf und neben der Bühne erlebte, wem er dabei begegnete und was er daraus lernte. Was wahr ist und was erfunden, dokumentieren hundert Fotos aus seinem Privatarchiv. Beat Schlatter hat stets die Augen offen. Als scharfer Beobachter beschreibt er seine Umwelt temporeich und amüsant.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
A Jamaican-born stage director, teacher and writer Yvonne Brewster stands among the most prominent British artists of Afro-Caribbean cultural heritage. A member of the Order of the British Empire, she co-founded Talawa, Britain's foremost black-led theatre company, as well as The Barn, Jamaica's first professional theatre company. This volume... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11
A teasingly entertaining two-part drama from one of the UK's leading playwrights, first performed in a co-production by Out of Joint and the Royal Court. Blue Heart consists of two related short plays in which nothing is what it seems: Heart's Desire . The long-anticipated return of a daughter from Australia by her parents and aunt is rehearsed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
The Boar?s Head Theatre , first published in 1972, provides an account of one of the Elizabethan inn-yard theatres. It is a reconstruction of considerable importance in our understanding of the performance conditions affecting Elizabethan drama, the mode of presentation and the nature of the audience. C. J. Sisson (1885-1966) was known especially... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00
How did Brazilian theater survive under the military dictatorship of 1964-1985? How did it change once the regime was over? This collection of new essays is the first to cover Brazilian theater during this period. Brazilian scholars and artists discuss the history of a theater community that not only resisted the regime but reinvented itself and continued... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
This book explores an under-researched body of work from the early decades of the twentieth century, connecting plays, performances and practitioners together in dynamic dialogues. Moving across national, generational and social borders, the book reads experiments in Britain during this period alongside theatrical innovations overseas. more...
- Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00
This book documents the presence of South Asians in theatre in Britain, a major aspect of British cultural life over the last thirty years. The work of many British Asian-led companies, including Tara Arts, Tamasha, Kali, Rasa and Rifco, is covered in detail. The book is a major contribution to the understanding of diasporic arts through one of the... more...