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  • Theatrical Makeupby Sharon Sobel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    In many theatrical productions, it falls to the performers to apply their own makeup, with minimal or no instruction. Theatrical Makeup clearly and concisely explains the basics of theatrical makeup techniques to allow stage actors to put their best face forward! You will gain understanding of the physiology of the human face and, using cream based... more...

  • Stays and Corsetsby Mandy Barrington

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Stays and Corsets: Historical Patterns Translated for the Modern Body goes a step beyond traditional historical costuming texts by not only providing you with historical pattern diagrams and information, but by showing you how to adapt these patterns to the contemporary body shape. Using her original pattern-drafting system, author Mandy Barrington... more...

  • Film and Television Actingby Ian Bernard

    Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 42.95

    Film and Television Acting offers solid techniques for creating a natural, believable performance for film and television. The reader will discover techniques for listening and reacting, blocking and business, character, focus, the closeup, and comedy as they pertain to acting in front of a camera. The book analyzes the differences between theatre,... more...

  • The Complete Book of 1980s Broadway Musicalsby Dan Dietz

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 124.99

    This book examines in specific detail every musical show that opened on Broadway during the 1980s. Included in each entry are details regarding cast and credits, plot, critical reviews, London productions, recordings, published scripts, and film versions. The book also includes extensive commentary for each major show. While concept musicals such... more...

  • Directing Greek Tragedyby Russ Hope

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 4.36

    <p>Follow acclaimed theatre director Carrie Cracknell throughout preparation and rehearsals for her production of Sophocles' <em>Electra</em> at the Gate Theatre, London, translated by Nick Payne and praised by the <em>Evening Standard</em> as an 'urgent new version'. First published... more...

  • Directing Tennessee Williamsby Russ Hope

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 4.36

    <p><p>Follow acclaimed theatre director Joe Hill-Gibbins throughout preparation and rehearsals for his production of <em>The Glass Menagerie</em> at the Young Vic, London, described by the <em>Telegraph</em> as ?a deeply felt, beautifully judged production of a masterpiece?.... more...

  • Directing Adaptationsby Russ Hope

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 4.36

    <p>Follow acclaimed theatre director Nikolai Foster throughout preparation and rehearsals for his production of <em>Great Expectations</em> for English Touring Theatre, described by <em>The Reviews Hub</em> as ?a superbly effective reimagining? which breathes a new vibrancy into... more...

  • Directing Pantomimeby Russ Hope

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 4.36

    <p>Follow acclaimed theatre director Steve Marmion throughout preparation and rehearsals for the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith's pantomime, <em>Dick Whittington and his Cat</em>, described by the <em>Guardian</em> as ?a raucously interactive and inventive show?. First published as part... more...

  • Voice and Speech in the Theatreby J. Clifford Turner; Malcolm Morrison

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 26.95

    This is a classic book on voice and speech, designed for actors at all levels. One of the great voice teachers of his day, J. Clifford Turner here uses simple and direct language to impart the necessary technical 'basics' of speech and voice. more...

  • A Cultural History of the First Jazz and Blues Communities in Jacksonville, Florida 1896-1916by Ptere D. Smith; Michael B. Bakan

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 179.95

    This rich and descriptive analysis of one particular neighborhood and its contributions to the formation of new, and distinctively African-American, performance ideologies by lesser known performers contributes to a greater understanding of this historical period and the body of creative work that has never been fully chronicled or acknowledged before. more...