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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
This stunning contribution to the field of theatre history is the first in-depth look at avant-garde theatre in the United States from the early 1950s to the 1990s. American Avant-Garde Theatre offers a definition of the avant-garde, and looks at its origins and theoretical foundations by examining: *Gertrude Stein *John Cage *The Beat writers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Impro for Storytellers is the follow-up to Keith Johnstone's classic Impro , one of the best-selling books ever published on improvisation. Impro for Storytellers aims to take jealous and self-obsessed beginners and teach them to play games with good nature and to fail gracefully. more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; Not Available
This is a comprehensive, jargon-free guide for all budding screenwriters. Its aim is not just to guide you through the techniques and skills you need to write for the screen (film and television), but also to give you guidance on how to approach the industry as a whole. Focusing on every aspect of screenwriting, from how to set about the writing process... more...
- Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99
The American theatre comes alive in Mary McCarthy?s provocative anthology of essays Her literary writings and dramatic criticism have appeared in the New Yorker and the New York Review of Books . Mary McCarthy?s Theatre Chronicles gathers together a wide-ranging collection featuring a cast of playwrights, actors, and directors that reads... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 21.86
When John Osborne died at Christmas 1994, his obituaries cited his autobiographical writings as perfect examples of undiluted talent and acerbic wit. Now, Osborne's superb autobiographies, A Better Class of Person: 1929-1956 and Almost a Gentleman: 1955-1966 (winner of the J. R. Ackerley Prize), are available for the first time in one volume,... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 21.86
David Hare's trilogy of plays - Racing Demon , Murmuring Judges , The Absence of War - first presented at the National Theatre, London, in 1993, examines the crises facing three great British institutions - the Church, the Law and the Labour Party. In order to learn about these organisations, Hare amassed a body of hard research from first-hand... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 20.99
For over forty years, Tadashi Suzuki has been a unique and vital force in both Japanese and Western theater, creating and directing many internationally acclaimed productions including his famous production of The Trojan Women , which subsequently toured around the world. An intergral part of his work has been the development and teaching of his... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 29.95
Scene Design: Rendering and Media is intended to help students or practitioners improve their skills at making finished renderings of scene designs for theater. The book demonstrates the process of creating the renderings through real world methods and techniques. Chapters are dedicated to a detailed discussion of various tools including drawing, light... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 24.95
With Stage Directing: A Director's Itinerary, the student of theatrical directing now has a step-by-step guide to directing a production, from choosing a play to opening night. Unlike other directing textbooks, this practical guidebook provides instruction on how to organize the work of the director through the practical challenges of the directorial... more...