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- Random House 2017; US$ 23.96
In his day, W. Somerset Maugham was most celebrated as a playwright, and the breadth of his ability is manifested in this collection of his most popular plays. Included here are the noirish mystery The Sacred Flame , the hilarious satires The Circle , The Constant Wife , and Our Betters , and the sharp-witted drama Sheppey . Whether suspenseful... more...
- Random House 2017; US$ 23.96
Witty, comedic and engrossing, this second collection showcases the range of W. Somerset Maugham?s talent as a playwright. The delightful satires of marriage Lady Frederick and Home and Beauty are included here alongside the insightful war drama For Services Rendered , and Maugham's tense colonial drama The Letter . Eclectic in theme and sardonic... more...
- Faber & Faber 2017; US$ 15.49
If I was to throw myself beneath that tide... If I was to let the water take me, 'til the cold felt like heat, like love... Present day, Liverpool. All alone, an old man falls in a basement and loses consciousness. World War Two, Norway. A young sailor with a heart full of hope, longing and courage falls in love. Narvik tells the story of a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95
This book introduces theater planning to students and practitioners of each field, and provides a detailed guide to the process and the technical requirements particular to theater buildings. Part I is a guide to the concepts and practices of architecture and construction, as applied to performing arts buildings. Part II is a guide to the design of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 84.94
This ?what is??rather than ?how to?? volume proposes a theoretical framework for understanding dance leadership for dancers, leaders, and students of both domains, illustrated by portraits of leaders in action in India, South Africa, UK, US, Brazil and Canada. What is dance leadership? Who practices it, in what setting, and why? Through performance,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 71.60
This book focuses on Romeo Castellucci?s theatrical project, exploring the ethical and aesthetic framework determined by his reflection on the nature of the image. But why does a director whose fundamental artistic tool is the image deny this key conceptual notion? Rooted in his conscious distancing from iconoclasm in the 1980s, Castellucci frequently... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.94
This book explores Bernard Shaw?s journalism from the mid-1880s through the Great War?a period in which Shaw contributed some of the most powerful and socially relevant journalism the western world has experienced. In approaching Shaw?s journalism, the promoter and abuser of the New Journalism, W. T. Stead, is contrasted to Shaw, as Shaw countered... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95
Essential Dramaturgy: The Mindset and Skillset provides a concrete way to approach the work of a dramaturg. It explores ways to refine the process of defining, evaluating, and communicating that is essential to effective dramaturgical work. It then looks at how this outlook enhances the practical skills of production and new play dramaturgy. The... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 64.99
The seventh edition of an introductory text, this book explains how theatre happens, who makes it happen, and what they do. Aimed at beginning theatre majors, minors, or non-majors, the book covers playwrights, directors, actors, set design, costumes, props, lights, sound, and new technology, as well as the roles of scholars and critics. more...