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Staging Scenes from the Operas of Mozart

by William Ferrara & Martha Ferrara

In Staging Scenes from the Operas of Mozart: A Guide for Teachers and Singers, opera director William Ferrara offers the perfect resource for the dramatic preparation of opera scenes for directors and student...


A Primer in Theatre History

by William Grange

A Primer in Theatre History covers productions, personalities, theories, innovations, and plays from ancient Greece to the Spanish Golden Age. Grange discusses theatre from 534 BC in Athens to 1681 AD in Madrid....


The Memory Marketplace

by Emilie Pine

What happens when cultural memory becomes a commodity? Who owns the memory? In The Memory Marketplace, Emilie Pine explores how memory is performed both in Ireland and abroad by considering the significant body...


Richard III: The 30-Minute Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare & Nick Newlin

"A master at engaging students in the process of performing a Shakespeare

scene."—Janet Field-Pickering, head of education, Folger Shakespeare Library

Richard III: The 30-Minute Shakespeare This edition of Richard...


The Taming of the Shrew

by William Shakespeare & Nick Newlin

"A truly fun, emotional, and sometimes magical first experience . . . guided by a sagacious, knowledgeable, and intuitive educator."—Library Journal

The Taming of the Shrew: The 30-Minute Shakespeare offers...


Othello: The 30-Minute Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare & Nick Newlin

Othello: The 30-Minute Shakespeare is a gripping seven-scene interpretation of this Shakespearean masterpiece.

There is a dramatic build as each successive event draws Othello closer to jealous rage. Iago convinces...


The Merchant of Venice

by William Shakespeare & Nick Newlin

"A master at engaging students in the process of performing a Shakespeare

scene."—Janet Field-Pickering, head of education, Folger Shakespeare Library

The Merchant of Venice: The 30-Minute Shakespeare features...


Henry IV, Part 1: The 30-Minute Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare & Nick Newlin

King Henry IV, Part I: The 30-Minute Shakespeare combines comedy, tragedy, and history into a rollicking six-scene drama performable in a half hour.

This adaptation includes tavern revelry, highway robbery, and...


The Two Gentlemen of Verona: The 30-Minute Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare & Nick Newlin

An abridgement for performance by young people and amateur adults, “road tested” at the Folger Shakespeare Library’s Student Shakespeare Festival. Six key scenes are presented with narrative bridges and...


A New Corpus Christi

by Norman A. Bert

In the tradition of the medieval cycle plays performed for education, enrichment, and entertainment, A New Corpus Christi: Plays for Churches presents 25 short plays and skits with one or two scripts for each...


Magic

by Ellis Stanyon

This annotated and illustrated edition contains the following additions to the original book :

- Annotations detailing the life and work of Ellis Stanyon

- Complementary illustrations depicting the magician and...


Theatre as Human Action

by Thomas S. Hischak

Theatre as Human Action: An Introduction to Theatre Arts, Third Edition is designed for the college student who may be unacquainted with many plays and has seen a limited number of theatre productions. Focusing...


Staging the Spanish Golden Age

by Kathleen Jeffs

In this volume, Kathleen Jeffs draws on first-hand experience of the Royal Shakespeare Company's rehearsal room for the 2004-05 Spanish Golden Age season to put forth a collaborative model for translating, rehearsing,...


Seven Pillars Acting

by Sonya Cooke

Cutting-edge, comprehensive, and effective, Seven Pillars Acting empowers the actor to transform into character with ease and authenticity. Inspired by the great acting teachers of the last century, Seven Pillars...


Bernard Shaw in Brazil

by Rosalie Rahal Haddad

In 1927, the first production of Pygmalion was staged in Brazil. At the time, over 65 per cent of the adult Brazilian population was illiterate, which makes it all the more surprising that directors and producers...


VIE Festival 14 - 22 october 2017

by Emilia Romagna Teatro Fondazione

VIE Festival inaugurated in 2005 as an attempt to experience contemporary times, discover new identities and individuals in the world of live performance. It is an annual event held in the month of October in...


The Nervous Stage

by Matthew Wilson Smith

Nineteenth-century investigations into the nervous system produced extraordinary discoveries that changed ways of thinking far beyond the scientific community. Over the course of the century, scientists began...


The Reality Shows

by Karen Finley, Ann Pellegrini & Kathleen Hanna

"Ms. Finley hasn't lost the power to disturb."—Ben Brantley, The New York Times

No other performing artist has captured the psychological complexity of this decade as Karen Finley has. In her inimitable style,...


Kabuki Costume

by Shaver,Ruth M.

The attire of the feudal lords and ladies of old Japan, warriors, priest, courtesans, Edo-period dandies geisha, footmen, farmers— in fact, the whole array of Kabuki's colorful characters-is discussed in fascinating...


100 Greatest American Plays

by Thomas S. Hischak

Theatre in America has had a rich history—from the first performance of the Lewis Hallam Troupe in September 1752 to the lively shows of modern Broadway. Over the past few centuries, significant works by American...