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- Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 34.95
This crowning collection brings together seven of Bole Butakeís finest plays since 1984, namely: Dance of the Vampires; Family Saga; Lake God; Betrothal Without Libation; And Palm Wine Will Flow; The Rape of Michelle; and Shoes. More than an academic, Butake has distinguished himself as a playwright, unearthing and foregrounding the ills, travails... more...
- Currency Press 1999; US$ 17.99
These plays portray a society at the cusp of reform. The writing reflects a deep sense of the need for change, and awareness of the ground beginning to give way beneath the feet. The plays are: Alan Hopgood's Private Yuk Objects, a rich portrait of Australia in the mid-60s centred around Australia's participation in the Vietnam war; and This... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 74.99
In The Films of Agnes Moorehead, Axel Nissen looks at Agnes Moorehead?s sixty-three feature films between 1941 and 1973. Each film is profiled, with particular emphasis placed on the films that merit closer attention: Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons, Mrs. Parkington, Dark Passage, All That Heaven Allows, The Left Hand of God, The Swan, Tempest,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
For the first time in paperback, this valuable biography by the president of Marilyn Monroe?s UK fan club contains the most comprehensive collection of primary source material on Marilyn Monroe, covering all stages of her life. It includes seventy rare and unpublished photographs. They include locations from various periods of her life?the schools... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
?Chaplin is arguably the single most important artist produced by the cinema,? wrote film critic Andrew Sarris. Born in London in 1889, Charlie Chaplin grew up in dire poverty. Severe alcoholism cut short his father?s flourishing career, and his beloved mother first lost her voice, then her mind, to syphilis. How did this poor, lonely child, committed... more...
- Allworth Press 2011; US$ 24.95
The second edition of Building the Successful Theater Company takes readers even deeper into the world of theatrical production, examining in great depth the financial realities of establishing--and maintaining--a successful organization. This indispensable reference is updated to include more theater company profiles with expert advice to better... more...
- Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.95
Up close and personal with Broadway?s brightest lights of the past, present, and future. * Firsthand accounts, rare interviews, backstage anecdotes * Insider ideas from Disney, Jujamcyn, Mackintosh, Weissler, Papp, Merrick, Ziegfeld, more! Broadway?s most esteemed visionaries tell all?how they got started in the business, how they chose projects,... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 24.95
His signature jaw line and charismatic characters made him an American symbol. His films, including Bringing Up Baby , The Philadelphia Story , and North by Northwest , were timeless classics. However, Grant was also married five times and sustained a tortured, obsessive relationship with money. In this beautifully illustrated and comprehensive... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 24.95
Many of the stars of the silver screen in twentieth-century Hollywood became national icons, larger-than-life figures held up as paragons of American virtues. Unfortunately, the private lives of actors such as John Wayne, Henry Fonda, and Errol Flynn rarely lived up to the idealistic roles they portrayed. However, James Stewart was known as the underdog... more...