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  • The Tragical History of Doctor Faustusby Christopher Marlowe

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus is a play by Christopher Marlowe, based on the Faust story, in which a man sells his soul to the devil for power and knowledge. Doctor Faustus was first published in 1604, eleven years after Marlowe's death and at least twelve years after the first performance of the play.— Excerpted from Wikipedia, the... more...

  • The Shoe-Horn Sonataby J. Misto

    Currency Press 2011; US$ 17.99

    In 1945 Sheila and Bridie were freed from a Japanese POW camp. Now after a half-century separation, the filming of a TV documentary forces them to relive the past. Woven into their fifty years of separation are a shoe-horn and the threads of loyalty and love which form their 'uncommon bond' (2 acts, 2 women). more...

  • Look Back in Angerby John Osborne

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 14.57

    In 1956 John Osborne's Look Back in Anger changed the course of English theatre. ' Look Back in Anger presents post-war youth as it really is. To have done this at all would be a significant achievement; to have done it in a first play is a minor miracle. All the qualities are there, qualities one had despaired of ever seeing on stage - the drift... more...

  • Hitler's Daughterby Eva Di Cesare; Sandie Eldridge; Tim McGarry

    Currency Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    Did Hitler's daughter exist? Four country children waiting in the rain for the school bus take turns telling stories. In an unusual twist, Anna's story takes the children to Nazi Germany. An intriguing tale about Heidi, a young girl caught in the turmoil of World War II, whose father was one of the most dreaded men in history. One of the children,... 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$ 6.79

    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...

  • Theatre Criticismby Irving Wardle

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 18.95

    'You have discovered a perishable treasure, and it is imperative to share it with other people before it fades... You have only one chance to get it right, while the impression is still fresh...' If critics often disagree among themselves over the merits of a given work, this is nothing compared to the wider argument about what the critic's role... more...

  • Sceneryby John Blurton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    This practical book looks at the types of drawing used, equipment, materials commonly specified, surveying, and also covers building floors, flats, cloths, windows, doors, trucks, staircases, roofs, revolves, multi-story structures, and bridges. By addressing both theater and the commercial world this book will be of real help to a broad range of people... more...

  • The Invisible Actorby Yoshi Oida; Lorna Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...