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- John Blake 2012; US$ 19.99
The story of DiCaprio's meteoric rise to fame, delving beneath his polished Hollywood image to examine just what makes him tick Leo has become one of the highest paid actors in the world and his position looks set to be secure for some time to come as the release of the new 3D version of Titanic heralds another sensational year in the life of... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95
Concise enough to take to performances, this pocket guide to Kabuki provides a wealth of fascinating information about the plays, the actors, and their history. As only an insider can do, the author takes us behind the scene to meet the actors, attend rehearsal, and get a first-hand look at the makeup, costumes, sets and props that go into a Kabuki... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
This collection documents and examines political and protest theatre produced between the 9/11 attacks in 2001 and Obama?s election in 2008 by British and American artists responding to their own governments? actions and policies during this time. The plays take up topics such as the ongoing wars on terror, Blair?s support of U.S. policies, the flawed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 30.95
Di Trevis is a world-renowned director, whose work with Britain?s National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, and directing productions worldwide, has deeply informed her knowledge of the director?s craft. In Being a Director, she draws on a wealth of first-hand experience to present an immersive, engaging and vital insight into the role of... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 21.95
rom beloved bad-boy to cool and captivating maverick, Johnny Depp has inspired media intrigue and has been the source of international acclaim since the early 1990s. He has attracted attention for his eccentric image, his accidental acting career, his beguiling good looks, and his quirky charm. In Johnny Depp Starts Here, film scholar Murray Pomerance... more...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2008; Not Available
After joining the South African Army and serving as a gunner in the coastal artillery, Neville Phillips was transferred to the entertainment unit where he spent four years doing shows for the Allied troops in North Africa and Italy. This work offers an account of times, places and people that played an important part in an aspiring actor's life. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 35.95
The Piscator Notebook is a political and professional autobiography which bridges the work of two iconic figures: Erwin Piscator, who pioneered ?epic theatre? with Brecht; and Judith Malina, co-founder of the extraordinarily influential Living Theatre. This is Malina?s account, and analysis, of her time as Piscator?s student. It is a compelling... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
This book provides a comprehensive examination of the contemporary theatre field in Singapore. Based on extensive original research it provides a wealth of information on theatre in Singapore overall, not just theatre-state relations. more...
- Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 9.99
The first ever narrative biography of a towering figure in British comedy Les Dawson, more than any other comedian, spoke for the phlegmatic, pessimistic British way of life. A Northern lad who climbed out of the slums thanks to an uncommonly brilliant mind, he was always the underdog, but his bark was funnier and more incisive than many comics... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 38.00
Long before his momentous teaming with Oliver Hardy, comedian Stan Laurel (1890-1965) was a motion picture star in his own right. From his film debut in Nuts in May (1917) through his final solo starring effort Should Tall Men Marry? (1928), Laurel headlined dozens of short comedies for a variety of producers and production companies, often playing... more...