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  • Oresteiaby Aeschylus; Peter Meineck; Helene P. Foley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 10.95

    Meineck's translation is faithful and supple; the language employed is modern without betraying the grandeur and complexity--particularly the images--of the Aeschylean text. After reading this translation, one has but one further wish: to see it and hear it at Delphi, Epidaurus or Syracuse. --Herman Van Looy, L'Antiquite Classique more...

  • Experiencing Theatreby Anne Fletcher; Scott R. Irelan

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2015; US$ 16.50

    " Experiencing Theatre completely engages the beginning theatre student in the art of theatre. Students become playwrights, dramaturges, actors, directors, designers, adapters and collaborators though dynamic readings and excercises. This text gives them a great awareness of the work of being a theatre artist. Teachers have long strived towards creating... more...

  • Picnicby William Inge

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 13.98

    This title collects four plays by American playwright William Inge, including Come Back Little Sheba, Picnic, Bus Stop, and The Dark at the Top of the Stairs. more...

  • Theban Playsby Sophocles; Paul Woodruff; Peter Meineck

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 11.50

    This volume offers the fruits of Peter Meineck and Paul Woodruff's dynamic collaboration on the plays of Sophocles' Theban cycle, presenting the translators' Oedipus Tyrannus (2000) along with Woodruff's Antigone (2001) and a muscular new Oedipus at Colonus by Meineck. Grippingly readable, all three translations combine fidelity to the Greek... more...

  • The Complete Professional Auditionby Daren Cohen; Michael Perilstein; Jason Robert Brown

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2010; US$ 16.95

    In the United States, there are 300,000 actors; 100,000 hold union cards. There are 184 college theater programs and 108 performing-arts high schools. There are 578 acting schools and coaches in New York City and Los Angeles alone. The Complete Professional Audition is the one book all of those actors need-because before actors can act, they have... more...

  • Musical Performanceby John Rink

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 35.00

    This accessible guide unravels the complexities of musical performance for students, teachers and performers at all levels. more...

  • Improv Wisdomby Patricia Ryan Madson

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2010; US$ 16.95

    In an irresistible invitation to lighten up, look around, and live an unscripted life, a master of the art of improvisation explains how to adopt the attitudes and techniques used by generations of musicians and actors. Let’s face it: Life is something we all make up as we go along. No matter how carefully we formulate a “script,” it is... more...

  • Shakespeare Saved My Lifeby Laura Bates

    Sourcebooks 2013; US$ 9.99

    A female professor, a super maximum security prisoner, and how Shakespeare saved them both Shakespeare professor and prison volunteer Laura Bates thought she had seen it all. That is, until she decided to teach Shakespeare in a place the bard had never been before - supermax solitary confinement. In this unwelcoming place, surrounded by... more...

  • Prometheus Boundby Aeschylus; Deborah Roberts

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 7.95

    This is an outstandingly useful edition of Prometheus Bound . The translation is both faithful and graceful, and the introduction to this difficult play is a model of clarity, intelligence, and a profound familiarity with the workings of Greek myth, Greek literature, and literature in general. --Rachel Hadas, Department of English, Rutgers University... 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...