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Actions: The Actors' Thesaurus

by Marina Caldarone & Maggie Lloyd-Williams

<p>A vital companion for actors in rehearsal - a thesaurus of action-words to revitalise performance, with a foreword by Terry Johnson.</p> <p>Finding the right action is an essential part of the process of preparation for the actor. Using this

ISBN: 9781780019727

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Actor Prepares

by Constantin Stanislavski

An Actor Prepares is the most famous acting training book ever to have been written and the work of Stanislavski has inspired generations of actors and trainers. This translation was the first to introduce Stanislavski's 'system' to the English ...

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Actor-Musicianship

by Jeremy Harrison

<p>Actor-musicianship is a permanent feature of the musical theatre landscape. Actor-musician shows can be seen from Bradford to Broadway, from village halls to international arena tours. However, with the exception of a couple of academic ...

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Actors and Acting in Shakespeare's Time

The Art of Stage Playing

by John H. Astington

<p>John Astington brings the acting style of the Shakespearean period to life, describing and analysing the art of the player in the English professional theatre between Richard Tarlton and Thomas Betterton. The book pays close attention to the ...

ISBN: 9781139793056

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Actors and Performers Yearbook 2018

Essential Contacts for Stage, Screen and Radio

by Lloyd Trott

<p><em>Actors and Performers Yearbook</em> is an established and respected directory that enables actors to find work in stage, screen and radio. It is the only directory to provide detailed information for each listing and specific advice on ...

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Actors and Performers Yearbook 2018

by Lloyd Trott

ISBN: 9781350030206

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Actors Speaking

by Lyn Haill

In 1986, Peter Gill, the then director of the National Theatre Studio, sent a group of young actors to interview their seniors about speaking on stage. The transcripts provide fascinating insights into the theatre of the past, but they also show

ISBN: 9781840027761

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Actresses' Audition Speeches

by Jean Marlow

<p>Finding good, interesting audition pieces is a demanding and difficult process for actresses. This revised edition of <em>Actresses' Audition Speeches</em> contains <strong>over 40 speeches</strong> and includes a wide selection of pieces ...

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Acts of Activism

Human Rights as Radical Performance

by D. Soyini Madison

<p>This book was first published in 2010. Madison presents the neglected yet compelling and necessary story of local activists in South Saharan Africa who employ modes of performance as tactics of resistance and intervention in their day-to-day ...

ISBN: 9780511739545

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Adaptation and Nation

Theatrical Contexts for Contemporary English and Irish Drama

by Catherine Rees

<p>This book focuses on modern theatrical adaptations that rework classic plays in new British and Irish settings. It explores these shifted national contexts and examines what they might reveal about the political and cultural climate of the ...

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Adaptation in Contemporary Theatre

Performing Literature

by Frances Babbage

<p>Why are so many theatre productions adaptations of one kind or another? Why do contemporary practitioners turn so frequently to non-dramatic texts for inspiration? This study explores the fascination of novels, short stories, children's books

ISBN: 9781472527233

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Adapting King Lear for the Stage

by Lynne Bradley

<p>Questioning whether the impulse to adapt Shakespeare has changed over time, Lynne Bradley argues for restoring a sense of historicity to the study of adaptation. Bradley compares Nahum Tate's History of King Lear (1681), adaptations by David ...

ISBN: 9781317185437

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Adorno and Modern Theatre

The Drama of the Damaged Self in Bond, Rudkin, Barker and Kane

by K. Gritzner

<p>Adorno and Modern Theatre explores the drama of Edward Bond, David Rudkin, Howard Barker and Sarah Kane in the context of the work of leading philosopher Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969). The book engages with key principles of Adorno's ...

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Adorno and Modern Theatre

The Drama of the Damaged Self in Bond, Rudkin, Barker and Kane

by Dr Karoline Gritzner

<SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Adorno and Modern Theatre</SPAN> explores the drama of Edward Bond, David Rudkin, Howard Barker and Sarah Kane in the context of the work of leading Frankfurt School philosopher Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969). It ...

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Advice from the Players

by Laura Barnett

Essential tips and advice from stars of stage and screen. Actors know the best source of advice on the profession is other actors. Nothing compares with the wisdom and practical know how acquired through years of working in the ...

ISBN: 9781848423589

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Africa on the Contemporary London Stage

by Tiziana Morosetti

<p>This collection of essays investigates the way Africa has been portrayed on the London stage from the 1950s to the present. It focuses on whether — and, if so, to what extent — the Africa that emerges from the London scene is subject to ...

ISBN: 9783319945088

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After the Cuts

by Gary McNair

<p>It's the future; just like now, but a bit more... well, sh*tey. Jim and Agnes have worked hard their whole lives and now Agnes needs a life-saving operation.</p> <p>With the NHS as we know it a thing of the past, they must take matters into ...

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Agamemnon in Performance 458 BC to AD 2004

by Fiona Macintosh, Pantelis Michelakis, Edith Hall & others

<p>Aeschylus' Agamemnon, the first play in the Oresteia trilogy, is one of the most influential theatrical texts in the global canon. In performance, translation, adaptation, along with sung and danced interpretations, it has been familiar in ...

ISBN: 9780191608360

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All Change Please

A Practical Guide to Achieving Gender Equality in Theatre

by Lucy Kerbel

<p>'Lucy Kerbel's work has become increasingly pivotal in helping the entire industry raise its game... this illuminating book answers the cynic, informs the impartial, converts the supporter into an activist and equips them all; not in a ...

ISBN: 9781780018607

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A Practical Guide to Achieving Gender Equality in Theatre

by Lucy Kerbel

ISBN: 9781848426580

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