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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...


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...


The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore's Drama: The Bard on the Stage: The Bard on the Stage

by Arnab Bhattacharya & Mala Renganathan

This is the first volume to focus specifically on Rabindranath Tagore's dramatic literature, visiting translations and adaptations of Tagore's drama, and cross-cultural encounters in his works. As Asia's first...


Godot at last: A Play - A tragicomedy in two acts, includes the entire theatrical score

by Leonardo Losavio, Mario Rucci & Richard R Nybakken

Stuck in a place known only as "the stage," a mysterious location where trash is the only thing that appears to mark the passage of time, Estragon and Vladimir continue to wait for Godot, who it seems will never...


Children's Theater: A Paradigm, Primer, and Resource

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 presumed death of Michel Agnolo Florio

by Corrado Sergio Panzieri

Il vero ispiratore e autore delle opere della drammaturgia shakespeariana. Traduzione a cura di Eleonora Sàita.


Towards a Poor Theatre

by Jerzy Grotowski

Originally published in 1968, Jerzy Grotowski's groundbreaking book is available once again. As a record of Grotowski's theatrical experiments, this book is an invaluable resource to students and theater practioners...


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...


Magical Transformations on the Early Modern English Stage

by Lisa Hopkins & Helen Ostovich

Considering a variety of questions centering on magic and, or in, performance, this volume furthers the debate about the cultural work performed by representations of magic on the early modern English stage....


Adaptation, Intermediality and the British Celebrity Biopic

by Márta Minier & Maddalena Pennacchia

Beginning with the premise that the biopic is a form of adaptation and an example of intermediality, this collection examines the multiplicity of 'source texts' and the concurrent issues of celebrity, fidelity...


Unmasking Theatre Design: A Designer's Guide to Finding Inspiration and Cultivating Creativity

by Lynne Porter

Every great design has its beginnings in a great idea, whether your medium of choice is scenery, costume, lighting, sound, or projections. Unmasking Theatre Design shows you how to cultivate creative thinking...


Post-War British Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

by John Elsom

Since the Second World War, we have witnessed exciting, often confusing developments in the British theatre. This book, first published in 1976, presents an enlightening, objective history of the many facets...


The Director Within: Storytellers of Stage and Screen

by Rose Eichenbaum & Aron Hirt-Manheimer

Intimate portraits of famous directors of stage and screen


Cold War Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

by John Elsom

Cold War Theatre, first published in 1992, provides an account of the theatrical history within the context of East/West politics. Its geographical span ranges from beyond the Urals to the Pacific Coast of the...


Post-War British Theatre Criticism (Routledge Revivals)

by John Elsom

This book, first published in 1981, sets out the critical reaction to some fifty key post-war productions of the British theatre, as gauged primarily through the contemporary reviews of theatre critics. The...


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

Elizabethan Costume Design and Construction: (The Focal Press Costume Topics Series)

by Helen Q Huang

Learn how to create historically accurate costumes for Elizabethan period productions with Elizabethan Costume Design and Construction! Extensive coverage of a variety of costumes for both men and women of all...


The Long Christmas Ride Home

by Paula Vogel

Pulitzer-Prize winning author of How I Learned to Drive's newest play.