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- Ten Speed Press 2010; US$ 19.95
All actors and acting teachers need The Ultimate Scene and Monologue Sourcebook, the invaluable guide to finding just the right piece for every audition. The unique format of the book is ideal for acting teachers who want their students to understand each monologue in context. This remarkable book describes the characters, action, and mood for more... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 21.95
Respect for Acting "This fascinating and detailed book about acting is Miss Hagen's credo, the accumulated wisdom of her years spent in intimate communion with her art. It is at once the voicing of her exacting standards for herself and those she [taught], and an explanation of the means to the end." --Publishers Weekly "Hagen adds to the large... more...
- Penguin Group US 1998; US$ 13.00
The Pulitzer Prize-winning tragedy of a salesman?s deferred American dream Since it was first performed in 1949, Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about the tragic shortcomings of an American dreamer has been recognized as a milestone of the theater. Willy Loman, the protagonist of Death of a Salesman , has spent his life following... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2007; US$ 10.95
Meineck and Woodruff's new annotated translations of Sophocles' Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, and Philoctetes combine the same standards of accuracy, concision, clarity, and powerful speech that have so often made their Theban Plays a source of epiphany in the classroom and of understanding in the theatre. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 27.00
What should an actor be thinking onstage? This overlooked, important question is the crux of this new book that combines psychological theory, numerous practical exercises, and a thorough and wide-reaching examination of inner monologue in various forms including film, musical theatre, and comedy. more...
- Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2013; US$ 41.29
<p class="align-justify">For centuries the figure of ?the Turk? spread fascination and fear - in the theatre of war and on the theatrical stage. On the one hand, ?the Turk? represented a spectacular dimension, an imaginary world of pirates, sultans and odalisques; on the other hand, he stood for the actual Ottoman Empire, engaged in... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 27.00
Using an up-to-date understanding of Camus' philosophy as a theoretical frame, this work engages the long history of Theatre of the Absurd criticism, performance histories and reviews, the genre of the parable, philosophy, and performance studies, ultimately arguing against a strictly absurd and existential reading and, instead, positions such work... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
From the diverse proto-theatres of the mid-1800s, though the revues of the ?20s, the ?true musicals? of the ?40s, the politicisation of the ?60s and the ?mega-musicals? of the ?80s, every era in American musical theatre reflected a unique set of socio-cultural factors.? Nathan Hurwitz uses these factors to explain the output of each decade in turn,... more...