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All Change Please

A Practical Guide to Achieving Gender Equality in Theatre

by Lucy Kerbel

ISBN: 9781848426580

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All Quiet on the West End Front

by William Rycroft

<p>War Horse is the most successful show in the National Theatre’s history. After two seasons at the NT it transferred to London’s West End and it was here that William Rycroft joined the company for what he thought would be six months. Four and

ISBN: 9781912618552

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All That Jazz

The Life and Times of the Musical Chicago

by Ethan Mordden

ISBN: 9780190651794

Binding: Hardback


All Work and No Plays

Blueprints for 9 Theatre Performances by Ontroerend Goed

by Ontroerend Goed

Ontroerend Goed is a Belgian, Ghent-based theatre performance group of international renown. The group is made of young creators who explore the space between theatre and performance, writing their own texts from a strong basic concept and ...

ISBN: 9781783191055

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American Cinderellas on the Broadway Musical Stage

Imagining the Working Girl from Irene to Gypsy

by Dr. Maya Cantu

Drawing upon Broadway musicals ranging from <SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Irene</SPAN> (1919) to <SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Gypsy </SPAN>(1959), <SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">A<SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">merican Cinderellas on ...

ISBN: 9781137534606

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American Theatre: History, Context, Form

by Theresa Saxon

This book provides a brief yet informative evaluation of the variety and complexity of theatrical ventures in the United States. It embraces all epochs of theatre history, from pre-colonial Native American performance rituals and the endeavours ...

ISBN: 9780748654093

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An Actor's Task

Engaging the Senses

by Baron Kelly

<p> <p><i>An Actor?s Task</i> provides a framework for studying the dual arts of acting: inhabiting a character both&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.45em;">physically and psychologically. Actors at all levels can use this book to explore, ...

ISBN: 9781585103782

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An Actor's Work

by Konstantin Stanislavski

<p>Stanislavski’s ‘system’ has dominated actor-training in the West since his writings were first translated into English in the 1920s and 30s. His systematic attempt to outline a psycho-physical technique for acting single-handedly ...

ISBN: 9781315474236

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An Oak Tree

by Catherine Love

<p>First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &amp; Francis, an Informa company.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781315521558

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An Outline History of the Japanese Drama

by Frank Alanson Lombard

<p>Students of international drama are turning more and more to the study of Japanese drama, desirous to know to what extent its development duplicates or differs from the evolution of drama in other countries. Stimulated by the colour, ...

ISBN: 9781317418542

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An Untidy Career

Conversations with George Hall

by Lolly Susi

Lolly Susi?s interviews with performer and teacher George Hall are a unique insight into the mind of a great all-round theatre practitioner. George Hall trained at Old Vic Theatre School and worked as an actor at the Old Vic, in regional ...

ISBN: 9781840029895

Binding: Hardback


Ancient Drama in Music for the Modern Stage

by Peter Brown & Suzana Suzana OgrajenŠek

<p>Opera was invented at the end of the sixteenth century in imitation of the supposed style of delivery of ancient Greek tragedy, and, since then, operas based on Greek drama have been among the most important in the repertoire. This collection

ISBN: 9780191610943

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Ancient Greek and Contemporary Performance

Collected Essays

by Graham Ley

<p>This collection of published and unpublished essays connects antiquity with the present by debating the current prohibiting conceptions of performance theory and the insistence on a limited version of ‘the contemporary’.</p> <p>The theatre ...

ISBN: 9780859899833

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Ancient Rome and Victorian Masculinity

by Laura Eastlake

<p>Masculinity and Ancient Rome in the Victorian Cultural Imagination examines Victorian receptions of ancient Rome, with a specific focus on how those receptions were deployed to create useable models of masculinity. Romans in Victorian ...

ISBN: 9780192569394

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Anti-War Theatre After Brecht

Dialectical Aesthetics in the Twenty-First Century

by Lara Stevens

<p>Examining the ways in which contemporary Western theatre protests against the ‘War on Terror’, this book analyses six twenty-first century plays that respond to the post-9/11 military operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine. The plays ...

ISBN: 9781137538888

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by Slavoj Žižek

<p>Antigone is universally celebrated as the ultimate figure of ethical resistance to the state power which oversteps its legitimate scope and as the defender of simple human dignity (more important than all political struggles). But is she ...

ISBN: 9781474269391

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Antigone, Interrupted

by Professor Bonnie Honig

<p>Sophocles' Antigone is a touchstone in democratic, feminist and legal theory, and possibly the most commented upon play in the history of philosophy and political theory. Bonnie Honig's rereading of it therefore involves intervening in a host

ISBN: 9781107358140

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Antonfrancesco Grazzini («Il Lasca»), Two Plays

«The Friar» and «The Bawd» Translated with an Introduction by Marino DOrazio

by Marino DOrazio

<p>Antonfrancesco Grazzini, known as <em>Il Lasca</em> (The Roach), was born and lived in Florence at the height of the Renaissance. He wrote prolifically in most genres, including novelle, burlesque poetry, and comedies. As a playwright he was,

ISBN: 9781454189138

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ANU Productions

The Monto Cycle

by Brian Singleton

<p>This book sets out strategies of analysis of the award-winning tetralogy of performances (2010-14) by ANU Productions known as ‘The Monto Cycle’. Set within a quarter square mile of Dublin’s north inner city, colloquially known as The Monto, ...

ISBN: 9781349951338

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Applied Drama

The Gift of Theatre

by Helen Nicholson

<p ><span style="font-style:italic;" >Applied Drama</span> offers an insight into theatre-making that takes place in communities across the world. It considers the role of artists who work in challenging settings, including prisons, schools, ...

ISBN: 9781137242570

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