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  • Asian American Culture on Stageby Yuko Kurahashi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This book captures the 30-year history of the East West Players (EWP), tracing the company's representation of Asian Americans through the complex social and cultural changes of the past three decades. more...

  • Shattered Loveby Richard Chamberlain

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.74

    In Shattered Love , Richard Chamberlain poignantly recounts his lifelong struggle to find happiness. Tracing a fascinating path over his meteoric rise to success, he chronicles his struggle to come to terms with his own imperfections, his growing desire to be honest about his sexual orientation, and his yearning to live with an open heart. And along... more...

  • African Theatres and Performancesby Osita Okagbue

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    African Theatres & Performances looks at four specific performance forms in Africa and uses this to question the tendency to employ western frames of reference to analyze and appreciate theatrical performance. The book examines: masquerade theatre in Eastern Nigeria the trance and possession ritual theatre of the Hausa of Northern Nigeria ... more...

  • Vivien Leighby Anne Edwards

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    This is the story of the actress who became a Hollywood legend by winning the coveted role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind . But behind the dazzling exterior lay the sinister shadow of another Vivien Leigh?a shadow which pursued her throughout her aristocratic upbringing, her frustrating first marriage, her tempestuous romance with Laurence... more...

  • Jackie Coogan: The World's Boy Kingby Diana Serra Cary

    Scarecrow Press 2004; US$ 39.99

    A revealing biography of the little-known private life of this famous child star whose family set the style for many other 'stage' parents who found fame and fortune through their child's stardom. It is also the rare instance when one major child star (Baby Peggy) employs her own hard-won insight in exploring the career and family woes of the most... more...

  • Betty Garrett and Other Songsby Betty Garrett; Ron Rapoport

    Madison Books 1999; US$ 19.99

    "Betty Garrett's memoir is a tale of grace under pressure. It's a lovely, moving song of survival."? Studs Terkel more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Chinese Theaterby Tan Ye

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 199.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Chinese Theater is the first English language dictionary dedicated entirely to Chinese theater. The history of Chinese theater is told through a chronology, an introductory essay, and over 1,000 cross-referenced dictionary entries on performers, directors, producers, designers, actors, theaters, dynasties, and emperors.... more...

  • Smile When the Raindrops Fallby Brian Anthony; Andy Edmonds

    Scarecrow Press 1997; US$ 69.99

    Details the life of Charley Chase?a major force in the shaping of motion picture comedy. more...

  • The Divine Comicby Carlo Celli

    Scarecrow Press 2001; US$ 59.99

    Introduces Benigni's performances in film, stage, and television, little known outside of Italy, with an emphasis on the cultural and intellectual backdrops that characterize his films, including his origins among the Tuscan rhyming poets and his experiences in the Roman avant-garde theater. Benigni's statements about his experiences and apprenticeships... more...

  • Dance of the Vampires and Six Other Playsby Bole Butake

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 32.30

    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...