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  • Time and The Rose Gardenby Anthony Peake

    John Hunt Publishing 2018; US$ 10.99

    Anthony Peake re-assesses the plays and novels of J.B. Priestley. more...

  • Theatre Managementby Anthony Rhine

    Macmillan Education UK 2018; US$ 23.63

    An essential introductory textbook that provides a comprehensive and student-friendly overview of the key processes involved in developing and managing a theatre in the 21 st century. It covers a complete range of topics fundamental to successful commercial and not-for-profit theatre management, from developing a mission statement to communicating... more...

  • Madness, Art, and Societyby Anna Harpin

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 40.00

    How is madness experienced, treated, and represented? How might art think around – and beyond – psychiatric definitions of illness and wellbeing? Madness, Art, and Society engages with artistic practices from theatre and live art to graphic fiction, charting a multiplicity of ways of thinking critically with , rather than about , non-normative... more...

  • The Director's Toolkitby Robin Schraft

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 39.95

    The Director’s Toolkit is a comprehensive guide to the role of the theatrical director. Following the chronology of the directing process, the book discusses each stage in precise detail, considering the selection and analysis of the script, the audition process, casting, character development, rehearsals, how to self-evaluate a production and... more...

  • Reluctant Celebrityby Lorraine York

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 92.49

    In this book, Lorraine York examines the figure of the celebrity who expresses discomfort with his or her intense condition of social visibility. Bringing together the fields of celebrity studies and what Ann Cvetkovich has called the “affective turn in cultural studies”, York studies the mixed affect of reluctance, as it is performed by public figures... more...

  • Thomas Hamblin and the Bowery Theatreby Thomas A. Bogar

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 106.40

    This book recounts the personal and professional life of Thomas Souness Hamblin (1800-1853), Shakespearean actor and Bowery Theatre manager. Primarily responsible for the popularity of “blood and thunder” melodramas with working class audiences in New York City, Hamblin discovered, trained and promoted many young actors and, especially, actresses who... more...

  • Writer's Luckby David Lodge

    Random House 2018; US$ 36.65

    David Lodge’s frank and illuminating memoir about the years where he found great success as a novelist and critic. Luck plays an important part in the careers of writers. In this book David Lodge explores how his work was inspired and affected by unpredictable events in his life. In 1976 Lodge was pursuing a ‘twin-track career’ as novelist and... more...

  • Some Other Noteby Ross W. Duffin

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 33.99

    English comedy from the fifteenth to the early seventeenth century abounds in song lyrics, but most of the original tunes were thought to have been lost--until now. By deducing that playwrights borrowed melodies from songs they already knew, Ross W. Duffin has used the existing English repertory of songs, both popular and composed, to reconstruct hundreds... more...

  • Arte de Yasmina Reza (Guía de lectura)by

    Primento Digital 2018; US$ 4.99 presenta y analiza en esta guía de lectura Arte , la enérgica y sorprendente obra de teatro de Yasmina Reza, galardonada entre otros con el premio Molière y llevada con éxito a escenarios de todo el mundo. En Arte observamos la fragilidad de la amistad entre Sergio, Marcos e Iván, que se tambalea por la compra de un carísimo... more...

  • The Hour of All Things and Other Playsby Caridad Svich

    Intellect Books Ltd 2018; US$ 88.00

    Four plays by playwright/theatre-maker Caridad Svich (OBIE for Lifetime Achievement) – The Hour of All Things, The Breath of Stars, Upon the Fragile Shore and Agua de luna (psalms for the rouge) – explore the rough and necessary waters of citizenship under the effects of globalization and threads of human connection across multiple geographic landscapes.... more...