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  • Electra, Phoenician Women, Bacchae, and Iphigenia at Aulisby Euripides; Cecelia Eaton Luschnig; Paul Woodruff

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 10.95

    The four late plays of Euripides collected here, in beautifully crafted translations by Cecelia Eaton Luschnig and Paul Woodruff, offer a faithful and dynamic representation of the playwright’s mature vision. more...

  • Death of a Salesmanby Arthur Miller; Christopher W. E. Bigsby

    Penguin Publishing Group 1998; US$ 14.00

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning tragedy of a salesman’s deferred American dream   Ever since it was first performed in 1949, Death of a Salesman has been recognized as a milestone of the American theater. In the person of Willy Loman, the aging, failing salesman who makes his living riding on a smile and a shoeshine, Arthur Miller redefined the tragic... more...

  • A Practical Handbook for the Actorby Melissa Bruder

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    This simple and essential book about the craft of acting describes a technique developed and refined by the authors, all of them young actors, in their work with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet, actor W. H. Macy, and director Gregory Mosher. A Practical Handbook for the Actor is written for any actor who has ever experienced the frustrations... more...

  • The Death of Characterby Elinor Fuchs

    Indiana University Press 1996; US$ 17.99

    Extremely well written, and exceedingly well informed, this is a work that opens a variety of important questions in sophisticated and theoretically nuanced ways. It is hard to imagine a better tour guide than Fuchs for a trip through the last thirty years of, as she puts it, what we used to call the ‘avant-garde.’" —Essays in Theatre ... an insightful... more...

  • Before the Parade Passes Byby John Anthony Gilvey

    St. Martin's Press 2005; US$ 6.79

    During the Golden Age of the Broadway musical, few director-choreographers could infuse a new musical with dance and movement in quite the way Gower Champion could. From his earliest Broadway success with Bye Bye Birdie to his triumphant and bittersweet valedictory, 42nd Street , musicals directed by Champion filled the proscenium with life. At... more...

  • Composed Theatreby David Rebstock; David Roesner

    Intellect Books Ltd 2012; US$ 38.00

    A unique contribution to an emerging field, Composed Theatre explores musical strategies of organization as viable alternative means of organizing theatrical work. In addition to insightful essays by a stellar group of international contributors, this volume also includes interviews with important practitioners, shedding light on historical and theoretical... more...

  • Sceneryby John Blurton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.15

    This practical book looks at the types of drawing used, equipment, materials commonly specified, surveying, and also covers building floors, flats, cloths, windows, doors, trucks, staircases, roofs, revolves, multi-story structures, and bridges. By addressing both theater and the commercial world this book will be of real help to a broad range of people... more...

  • The Invisible Actorby Yoshi Oida; Lorna Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.42

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Alan Bennettby Joseph O'Mealy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.55

    Alan Bennett is perhaps best known in the UK for the BBC production of his Talking Heads TV plays, while the rest of the world may recognize him for the film adaptation of his play, The Madness of King George . O'Mealy points out that Bennett is a social critic strongly influenced by Beckett and Swift, interested in depicting and analyzing the role... more...

  • The Voice Bookby Michael McCallion

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.32

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...