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Theater

  • K - Maby

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 531.00

    This supplement to the Deutsches Theater-Lexikon [German Lexicon of Theater], which was completed in 2011, amplifies and extends Volumes I-IV (A-T), which first appeared between 1953 and 1998. Articles have been re-edited and expanded with an emphasis on the 20th century, and personalities from the world of German-language theater who were not previously... more...

  • Copyright Fair Use Image Debatby Robert A . Baron

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 72.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Gao Xingjian's Idea of Theatreby Izabella ?ab?dzka; Barend J. Haar

    BRILL 2008; US$ 132.00

    This book argues that Gao Xingjian's Idea of Theatre can only be explained by his broad knowledge and use of various Chinese and Western theatrical, literary, artistic and philosophical traditions. more...

  • Seeing the American Woman, 1880–1920by Katherine H. Adams; Michael L. Keene; Jennifer C. Koella

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00

    From 1880 to 1920, the first truly national visual culture developed in the United States as a result of the completion of the Pacific Railroad. At that time, a new level of invention, reproduction, and distribution of all kinds of images was taking shape. Women, especially young and beautiful ones, found new lives shaped by their participation in... more...

  • How to Improvise a Full-Length Playby Kenn Adams

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 16.95

    Forget the script and get on the stage! In How to Improvise a Full-Length Play, actors, playwrights, directors, theater-group leaders, and teachers will find everything they need to know to create comedy, tragedy, melodrama, and farce, with no scripts, no scenarios, and no preconceived characters. Author Kenn Adams presents a step-by-step method for... more...

  • Stella Adler on Ibsen, Strindberg, and Chekhovby Stella Adler; Barry Paris

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    In her long-awaited book, the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler gives us her extraordinary insights into the work of Henrik Ibsen ("The creation of the modern theater took a genius like Ibsen. . .Miller and Odets, Inge and O'Neill, Williams and Shaw, swallowed the whole of him"), August Strindberg ("He understood and predicted the forces that would... more...

  • Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrightsby Stella Adler; Barry Paris

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95

    In her long-awaited book, the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler gives us her extraordinary insights into the work of Henrik Ibsen (?The creation of the modern theater took a genius like Ibsen . . . Miller and Odets, Inge and O?Neill, Williams and Shaw, swallowed the whole of him?), August Strindberg (?He understood and predicted the forces that... more...

  • Dance Historyby Janet Adshead-Lansdale; June Layson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 46.95

    The first edition in 1983 was quickly established as a core text. Now fully updated it remains the only book in its field of comparable scope and depth - an essential purchase for all students of dance history. more...

  • Performance and Activismby Kamran Afary

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 34.99

    This book is a study of grassroots performances and activism in the aftermath of the 1992 Los Angeles riots, documenting efforts toward establishing truce between warring street gangs, networks of support by mothers of incarcerated youth, and the theatrical production of Anna Deavere Smith's Twighlight: Los Angeles 1992. It situates these developments... more...

  • The Management of Operaby Mr Philippe Agid; Professor Jean-Claude Tarondeau

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 112.00

    This book presents the current and future issues facing opera houses and opera companies. Problems in different environments need different solutions. In particular, it opposes the American method of managing cultural institutions, preferring a European one where public support and funds plays a major role. more...