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Plays for Three

by Eric Lane & Nina Shengold

PLAYS FOR THREE is a unique anthology of 23 outstanding plays for three actors by an exciting mix of established and emerging playwrights.


Everyone’s heard that “Two’s company, three’s a crowd.” That...

ACTING OUTSIDE THE LINES: Perilous Journeys in Pivotal Acting Scenes

by Jack Forbes

Professional Actor/Writer Jack Forbes offers us front-row seats in an enticing array of myriad characters and compelling plot twists.  Jack takes us from Big League baseball coach, to homicide detective, murder...

Dance to the Piper

by Agnes De Mille & Joan Acocella

Born into a family of successful playwrights and producers, Agnes de Mille was determined to be an actress. Then one day she witnessed the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova, and her life was altered forever....


by Kathleen Olmstead

The Untold History of Television provides an exciting glimpse behind the scenes of the groundbreaking series that have defined the landscape of popular culture.

At Olivia Pope & Associates, scandal rules the...

The Scenes We Made: An Oral History of Experimental Theatre in Mumbai

by Shanta Gokhale

Mumbai’s theatre scene is a dynamic and creative space that has continuously inspired young theatre practitioners from the 1960s to the present day. It is filled with lessons learned and unlearned, techniques...

Yesterday is Forever: Nostalgia and Pixar Animation Studios

by Josh Spiegel

Since its first feature film in 1995, Pixar Animation Studios has often been treated, rightly, as a powerful, influential, and forward-thinking animation company. However, many of its films are incredibly besotted...

Lincoln and Shakespeare

by Michael Anderegg

It was the measure of Shakespeare's poetic greatness, an early commentator remarked, that he thoroughly blended the ideal with the practical or realistic. "If this be so," Walt Whitman wrote, "I should say that...

Speaking Shakespeare

by Patsy Rodenburg

In Speaking Shakespeare, Patsy Rodenburg tackles one of the most difficult acting jobs: speaking Shakespeare's words both as they were meant to be spoken and in an understandable and dramatic way. Rodenburg...

A Body Thinking, a Mind Dancing

by Claudio Gasparotto, Gillian Hobart, Sarah Baldiserra & Lorella Barlaam

This book is a journey in the footsteps of Gillian Hobart, creator of the “anti-method” Method that bears her name. By suggesting dance movement as a humanistic approach, the Hobart Method aims at the benefit...

The Art of Grace: On Moving Well Through Life

by Sarah L. Kaufman

A Pulitzer Prize–winning dance critic teaches us to appreciate—and enact—grace in every dimension, from the physical to the emotional.

Grace has long been taught as essential to civilized living. The Three...

Theatre and AutoBiography: Writing and Performing Lives in Theory and Practice

by Sherrill Grace & Jerry Wasserman

This collection brings theater practitioners together with international academics in an exploration of the interdisciplinary realm of theater and autobiography.

America Dancing: From the Cakewalk to the Moonwalk

by Megan Pugh

The history of American dance reflects the nation's tangled culture. Dancers from wildly different backgrounds learned, imitated, and stole from one another.  Audiences everywhere embraced the result as deeply...

Brazilian Cinema Today: Essays by Critics and Experts from across Brazil

by Oliver Kwon & Steve Solot

A unique collection of articles by leading film critics, spanning Brazil from Rio Grande do Sul to the northern state of Pernambuco, this volume offers a panorama of current trends and the evolving Brazilian...

Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films

by Daniel Kremer

Known for his visual style as well as for his experimentation in virtually every genre of narrative cinema, award-winning director Sidney J. Furie also has the distinction of having made Canada's first ever...


by Rosemary Novellino-Mearns

The true story of how Radio City Music Hall, Art Deco masterpiece and one of New York City’s iconic tourist attractions and cultural landmarks, was saved from demolition is told at last. Nearly forty years...

The Must List: Ranking the Best in 25 Years of Pop Culture

by The Editors of Entertainment Weekly

Get ready to obsess over the last twenty-five years of pop culture hits, misses, and cult classics. THE MUST LIST is an elegantly packaged, gift-worthy compilation of 100 top 25 lists celebrating the best in...

The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory

by John Seabrook

There's a reason hit songs offer guilty pleasure—they're designed that way.

Over the last two decades a new type of hit song has emerged, one that is almost inescapably catchy. Pop songs have always had a...

Richard Pryor: American Id

by Jason Bailey

One of the most powerful yet idiosyncratic voices of American culture, Richard Pryor often remains an enigma despite the strikingly personal quality of his best work. This series of essays attempts tracks the...

A Carlin Home Companion

by Kelly Carlin

Truly the voice of a generation, George Carlin gave the world some of the most hysterical and iconic comedy routines of the last fifty years. From the "Seven Dirty Words" to "A Place for My Stuff," to "Religion...

Rooms in Dramatic Realism

by Fred Miller Robinson

Dramatic Realism, since its birth in the hectic late years of the nineteenth century, gave theatrical and thematic energy to the interaction between a play's text and the way that it looked on the stage. Characters...