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Staging Memory and Materiality in Eighteenth-Century Theatrical Biography

by Amanda Weldy Boyd

“Staging Memory and Materiality in Eighteenth-Century Theatrical Biography” examines theatrical biography as a nascent genre in eighteenth-century England. This study specifically focuses on Thomas Davies’...


Blake Edwards

by Gabriela Oldham

Blake Edwards (1922-2010) was a multitalented, versatile director constantly exploring who he was, not only in filmmaking but also in life. Often typecast as a comedy director, he also created westerns, thrillers,...


The Crucible

by Arthur Miller

Written in 1953, The Crucible is a mirror Miller uses to reflect the anti-communist hysteria inspired by Senator Joseph McCarthy's "witch-hunts" in the United States. Within the text itself, Miller contemplates...


Hysterical!: Women in American Comedy

by Victoria Sturtevant, Linda Mizejewski & Kathleen Rowe Karlyn

Amy Schumer, Samantha Bee, Mindy Kaling, Melissa McCarthy, Tig Notaro, Leslie Jones, and a host of hilarious peers are killing it nightly on American stages and screens large and small, smashing the tired stereotype...


Cracking The Acting Code

by Taja V Simpson & Sabrina M Revelle

We’re not going to sell you the “big promise” that you’ll star in the next Award Winning Blockbuster Film right after reading this book. Like any other profession you’ll need to apply yourself. Having...


Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art

by Sam Wasson

A sweeping yet intimate—and often hilarious—history of a uniquely American art form that has never been more popular


Inherit the Wind

by Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee

A meaningful play based on the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925, in which a Tennessee teacher was tried for teaching evolution. The accused was a slight, frightened man who'd deliberately broken the law. His trial...


The Spanish Tragedie

by Thomas Kyd

 "The Spanish Tragedy", or "Hieronimo" is Mad Again is an Elizabethan tragedy written by Thomas Kyd between 1582 and 1592. Highly popular and influential in its time, The Spanish Tragedy established a new genre...


A Taste of Broadway

by Jennifer Packard

Beyond being just fuel for the body, food carries symbolic importance used to define individuals, situations, and places, making it an ideal communication tool. In musical theater, food can be used as a shortcut...


Extending ecocriticism

by Peter Barry & William Welstead

This volume of essays explores the scope for a further extension of ecocriticism across the environmental humanities. Contributors, who include both established academics and early career researchers in the...


Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Going To The Theatre (But Were Too Sloshed To Ask, Dear)

by West End Producer

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the West End…

West End Producer, the masked man of Theatreland and author of the definitive guide to acting*, returns with the ultimate guide to the theatregoing...


Everybody's Got A Story!

by Tracie A Bonnick

WHAT’S YOUR STORY?

Do you want to become a “PlaywrightPreneur”? That’s what Tracie Bonnick calls a person who wants to write, direct, or produce their very own original theatre production.

In Everybody’s...


A Raisin in the Sun

by Lorraine Hansberry

"Never before, in the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of black people's lives been seen on the stage," observed James Baldwin shortly before A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway...


TIME Star Wars: 40 Years of the Force

by The Editors of Time

TIME Star Wars looks at the Death Star-sized impact of the long-running series. This collectible keepsake includes reviews of all the major movies and profiles of George Lucas, J.J. Abrams, and John Boyega,...


Midnight at the Crossroads

by Alia Thabit

The Eastern ethos, from which arise both belly dance and its music, is one of of feeling, improvisation, and joy. However, Western dancers rarely have access to this information, so they rely on their existing...


Antonine Maillet : Les trésors cachés - Our Hidden Treasures

by Antonine Maillet, Wade McLauchlan & Margaret Conrad

Antonine Maillet, prodigieuse « Acadienne, femme et écrivaine », tisse habilement les fils du mythe, de la patrie et de lendemains nouveaux dans cette inspirante allocution prononcée à l’occasion de la...


Historical Dictionary of American Theater

by James Fisher & Felicia Hardison Londré

This book covers the history of theater as well as the literature of America from 1880-1930. The years covered by this volume features the rise of the popular stage in America from the years following the end...


Dear Evan Hansen: Through the Window

by Steven Levenson

Winner of 6 Tony Awards!

The official behind-the-scenes book of the new hit musical.

A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan...


Dear Evan Hansen: Through the Window

by Steven Levenson

Winner of 6 Tony Awards!

The official behind-the-scenes book of the new hit musical.

A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan...


Dear Evan Hansen: Through the Window

by Steven Levenson

Winner of 6 Tony Awards!

The official behind-the-scenes book of the new hit musical.

A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan...