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Two Brothers

by Hannie Rayson

From the award-winning author of Inheritance, Two Brothers is a riveting contemporary play that explores the minds of the men that lead us - and the secrets they hide.


A Journey into Dorothy Parker's New York

by Kevin C. Fitzpatrick

Taking the reader through the New York that inspired, and was in turn inspired by, the formidable Mrs. Parker, the new edition of this guide includes never-before-seen archival photographs to illustrate Dorothy...


A Young Man's Passage

by Julian Clary

This is Julian Clary's story, in his own words - the tale of an awkward schoolboy who became a huge worldwide success on stage and screen.

After a sheltered suburban upbringing, Julian was sent to St Benedict's,...


Essentials of Stage Management

by Peter Maccoy

Good stage management is key to the smooth running of any theatrical production and, as technology continues to develop and regulations tighten, the responsibilities of the stage manager have never been greater....


Stella Adler on Ibsen, Strindberg, and Chekhov

by Stella Adler & Barry Paris

In her long-awaited book, the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler gives us her extraordinary insights into the work of Henrik Ibsen ("The creation of the modern theater took a genius like Ibsen. . .Miller...


Children's Theater

by Kelly Eggers

This book introduces readers to the world of children's theater by highlighting one specific model, The Oyster River Players, a small children's theater company in New Hampshire. By exploring the history and...


The Vakhtangov Sourcebook

by Evgenii Vakhtangov & Andrei Malaev-Babel

Yevgeny Vakhtangov was the creator of Fantastic Realism, credited with reconciling Meyerhold's bold experiments with Stanislavski's naturalist technique. The Vakhtangov Sourcebook compiles new translations of...


Stance: Ideas about Emotion, Style, and Meaning for the Study of Expressive Culture

Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater: 1930-2010

by James Fisher

Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater presents the plays and personages, movements and institutions, and cultural developments of the American stage from 1930 to 2010, a period of vast and almost...


Favorite Counseling and Therapy Homework Assignments

by Howard Rosenthal

This companion to Favorite Counseling and Therapy Techniques contains more than fifty handouts and homework assignments used by some of the finest and most renowned therapists in the world


The Canadian Kings of Repertoire

by Michael V. Taylor

A phenomenal success on the vaudeville circuit, the Marks Brothers of Christie Lake, Ontario, performed throughout the late nineteenth century and into the 1920s.


Women's Comedic Monologues That Are Actually Funny

by Alisha Gaddis

(Applause Acting Series). Never before has a monologue book been written completely by people who are actually funny for a living. This incredibly hysterical, cutting-edge collection of monologues will give...


Feminism and Theatre

by Sue-Ellen Case

First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Art of Voice Acting: The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover: The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover

by James Alburger

From basic acting techniques and exercises for keeping the voice in top condition, to marketing and promotion of the actor, The Art of Voice Acting covers it all. Now in its fifth edition, this essential book...


Different Every Night: Freeing the Actor

by Mike Alfreds

A top-ranking director sets out his rehearsal techniques in this invaluable handbook for actors and directors.

Different Every Night is the culmination of a lifetime of work in the theatre, the most complete...


The Modern Brazilian Stage

by David George

Reading a play and watching it performed onstage are quite different experiences. Likewise, studying a country's theatrical tradition with reference only to playtexts overlooks the vital impact of a play's performance...


A History of Hispanic Theatre in the United States: Origins to 1940

by Nicolás| Kanellos

Hispanic theatre flourished in the United States from the mid-nineteenth century until the beginning of the Second World War-a fact that few theatre historians know. A History of Hispanic Theatre in the United...


Yankee Theatre: The Image of America on the Stage, 1825-1850

by Francis Hodge

The famous "Stage Yankees," with their eccentric New England dialect comedy, entertained audiences from Boston to New Orleans, from New York to London in the years between 1825 and 1850. They provided the creative...


The Art of Theatrical Design: Elements of Visual Composition, Methods, and Practice

by Kaoime Malloy

The Art of Theatrical Design: Elements of Visual Composition, Methods, and Practice addresses the core principles that develop the student designer into a true artist, providing a foundation that ensures success...


The Routledge Companion to Dramaturgy

by Magda Romanska

Dramaturgy, in its many forms, is a fundamental and indispensable element of contemporary theatre. In its earliest definition, the word itself means a comprehensive theory of "play making." Although it initially...