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  • August: Osage County (TCG Edition)by Tracy Letts

    Theatre Communications Group 2008; US$ 14.99

    "The most exciting new American play Broadway has seen in years."--The New York Times more...

  • Oresteiaby Aeschylus; Peter Meineck; Helene P. Foley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 10.95

    Meineck's translation is faithful and supple; the language employed is modern without betraying the grandeur and complexity--particularly the images--of the Aeschylean text. After reading this translation, one has but one further wish: to see it and hear it at Delphi, Epidaurus or Syracuse. --Herman Van Looy, L'Antiquite Classique more...

  • Dancing at Lughnasaby Brian Friel

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 14.57

    It is 1936 and harvest time in County Donegal. In a house just outside the village of Ballybeg live the five Mundy sisters, barely making ends meet, their ages ranging from twenty-six up to forty. The two male members of the household are brother Jack, a missionary priest, repatriated from Africa by his superiors after 25 years, and the seven-year-old... more...

  • Technical Drawing for Stage Designby Gary Thorne

    Crowood 2015; US$ 24.99

    Technical Drawing for Stage Design explains the importance of drawing in the design process, revealing how the initial two-dimensional drawing is a crucial building block in creating the scale model that in turn will develop into the stage set - that will transport the audience into another world. Topics covered include: introducing the tools and equipment... more...

  • Doctor Faustusby Christopher Marlowe; David Wootton

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2005; US$ 7.95

    This edition of Doctor Faustus features annotated versions, with modernized spelling and punctuation, of the 1604 A-text and the 1592 text of Marlowe's source, the English Faust Book --a translation of the best-selling Historia von Johann Fausten published in Frankfurt in 1587, which recounts the strange story of Doctor John Faustus and his... more...

  • Improby Keith Johnstone

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95

    Keith Johnstone's involvement with the theatre began when George Devine and Tony Richardson, artistic directors of the Royal Court Theatre, commissioned a play from him. This was in 1956. A few years later he was himself Associate Artistic Director, working as a play-reader and director, in particular helping to run the Writers' Group. The improvisatory... more...

  • Summer of the Seventeenth Dollby Ray Lawler

    Currency Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    Every summer Roo and Barney have come down from their work in the Queensland canefields to the Carlton house they share with Olive and Nancy for an annual celebration of love and laughter. But this year Nancy has deserted the house to get married, and Pearl has taken her place... Ray Lawler’s brawny canecutters, and their long-standing seasonal... more...

  • The Death of Characterby Elinor Fuchs

    Indiana University Press 1996; US$ 17.99

    "Extremely well written, and exceedingly well informed, this is a work that opens a variety of important questions in sophisticated and theoretically nuanced ways. It is hard to imagine a better tour guide than Fuchs for a trip through the last thirty years of, as she puts it, what we used to call the ?avant-garde.?" ?Essays in Theatre "... an insightful... more...

  • Before the Parade Passes Byby John Anthony Gilvey

    St. Martin's Press 2005; US$ 7.39

    During the Golden Age of the Broadway musical, few director-choreographers could infuse a new musical with dance and movement in quite the way Gower Champion could. From his earliest Broadway success with Bye Bye Birdie to his triumphant and bittersweet valedictory, 42nd Street , musicals directed by Champion filled the proscenium with life. At... more...

  • Composed Theatreby David Rebstock; David Roesner

    Intellect Books Ltd 2012; US$ 38.00

    A unique contribution to an emerging field, Composed Theatre explores musical strategies of organization as viable alternative means of organizing theatrical work. In addition to insightful essays by a stellar group of international contributors, this volume also includes interviews with important practitioners, shedding light on historical and theoretical... more...