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  • Changing the Performanceby Julia Rowntree

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    A result of many years of research and practice, Changing the Performance is a book about the arts and about business, and the interplay between the two. Julia Rowntree gives a fascinating account of her experiences forging the business sponsorship campaign at the London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT). Raising intriguing questions, this... more...

  • Off Nevsky Prospektby Elena Markova

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Off Nevsky Prospekt is the first study to be published in English of the exceptionally rich and diverse theatre studio movement which has flourished in St Petersburg during the 1980s and '90s. Professor Markova charts the development of the theatre studios - from their beginnings as a reaction to the repressive atmosphere of the Soviet period and... more...

  • The London Stage 1910-1919by J. P. Wearing

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 174.99

    This is a day-by-day calendar of plays produced at the major London theatres from January 1, 1910 to December 31, 1919. Covering dozens of west-end theatres and including production details of thousands of plays, operas, and ballets, this revised edition provides expanded or new information about authors, actors, plots, reviews, and more. more...

  • The Volksbuhne Movementby Cecil Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This publication is the first comprehensive account in English of the history of the Freie Volksb^D"hne, founded in Berlin in 1890 through the interaction of Social Democracy and Theatrical Naturalism. Cecil Davies details the nationwide growth of the Volksb^D"hne Movement during the 1920s through the 1990s - including Germany's stormy history up to... more...

  • Daniel Craig - The Biographyby Sarah Marshall

    John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 7.28

    He's charismatic, talented and extremely sexy. His breathtaking performance as the latest James Bond won him legions of fans and proved that, as well as being an outstanding actor, he coud cut it as an action hero and redefine a cinematic icon to huge critical acclaim. This year, he will be thrust into the spotlight once more as he takes the lead role... more...

  • Flight 777by Ian Colvin

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99

    On 1 June 1943 Flight 777, a Douglas DC-3, en route from Lisbon to Britain, was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by German aircraft. Among the dead was the actor Leslie Howard, who had returned from Hollywood to England to help the British war effort. Also on board was Howard’s tax adviser, Alfred Chenhalls, who smoked cigars and looked remarkably... more...

  • Sophia Lorenby Kathryn Dixon

    TAJ Books International 2013; US$ 3.99

    Sophia Loren, with a career spanning six decades, is without doubt one of the grandes dames of cinema, but she was not limited to that accomplishment. She has acted in numerous television roles, authored multiple cooking and beauty books, and recorded several chart-topping musical hits—but never acted on stage because of stage fright. Her face... more...

  • British South Asian Theatreby Graham Ley; Sarah Dadswell

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book documents the presence of South Asians in theatre in Britain, a major aspect of British cultural life over the last thirty years. The work of many British Asian-led companies, including Tara Arts, Tamasha, Kali, Rasa and Rifco, is covered in detail. The book is a major contribution to the understanding of diasporic arts through one of the... more...

  • Grand Guignolby Richard J.Hand; Michael Wilson

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    The first part of this book, ‘An Introduction to the Grand-Guignol’, reconsiders the importance and influence of the Grand-Guignol within its social, cultural and historical contexts in the first attempt at a major evaluation of the genre as performance. The authors give full consideration to practical applications and to the challenges presented... more...

  • London's Grand Guignolby Richard Hand; Michael Wilson

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    London’s Grand Guignol—a macabre theatre of naturalistic horror—was established in the early 1920s at the Little Theatre in the West End. Eight series of plays were staged; in total forty-three plays were produced and many others written and refused a licence. London’s Grand Guignol and the Theatre of Horror considers the importance... more...