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Art of Theatrical Sound Design: A Practical Guide

by Victoria Deiorio

Emphasising the artistry behind the decisions made by theatrical sound designers, this guide is for anyone seeking to understand the nature of sound and how to apply it to the stage. Through tried-and-tested advice and lessons in practical ...

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Art, Ethics and Provocation

by Anna Suwalska-Kolecka & Izabella Penier

<p>The main purpose of this volume is to look into a wide spectrum of artistic ventures which cross boundaries and challenge habitual thinking, consequently involving an element of provocation. While it is true that not all great art is ...

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Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman

by Professor Peter L. Hays

<p>Every day, in some part of the world, an Arthur Miller play is performed.In the nearly 60 years since its first production, the Pulitzer Prizewinning <em>Death of a Salesman</em> has been become a classic, a staple of school anthologies of ...

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As You Like It

by Lesley Wade Soule

<p>The commentary at the centre of this Handbook introduces students to the play as it would be experienced in performance. Other sections provide basic information about the text and its first performances, a brief description of the main ...

ISBN: 9780230209749

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Aspects of Puppet Theatre

by Henryk Jurkowski & Penny Francis

<p>Henryk Jurkowski's seminal 1988 text, Aspects of Puppet Theatre, was groundbreaking in its analysis of puppetry as a performing art. This new edition of a classic brings the original text back to life, including four additional essays and a ...

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Audience as Performer

The changing role of theatre audiences in the twenty-first century

by Caroline Heim

<p>'Actors always talk about what the audience does. I don’t understand, we are just sitting here.'</p> <p><em>Audience as Performer proposes that in the theatre, there are two troupes of performers: the actors and the audience. Although ...

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Audition Speeches for Women

by Jean Marlow

<p>This revised edition contains several new speeches, many of which are taken from plays written and produced during the last five years. There are speeches for a variety of accents and ages to suit all audition requirements.</p> <p>An ...

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Audition Speeches for Young Actors 16+

by Jean Marlow

<p><em>Audition Speeches for 6-16 Year Olds</em> offers a generous helping of carefully selected speeches that children can prepare for auditions. Each speech is introduced with commentary to set the scene and help the young actor.</p> ...

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Audition Speeches for Young Actors 16+

by Jean Marlow

<p>Finding good, interesting audition pieces is a demanding and difficult process. This revised edition contains <strong>over 40 speeches</strong> and includes a wide selection of pieces taken from plays written or produced recently, such as ...

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Auditioning for Film and Television

Secrets from a Casting Director

by Nancy Bishop

<p>'If you're working with Nancy Bishop you know you're in good, accomplished hands, whether you're a director or an actor.' – <em>Neil Burger, Director of</em> The Illusionist<br /> <em>Auditioning for Film and Television</em> is a must-have ...

ISBN: 9781472526281

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Audrey Wood and the Playwrights

by Milly Barranger

<p >From Tennessee Williams and Carson McCullers to Arthur Kopit and Brian Friel, New York-based literary agent Audrey Wood encouraged and guided the unique talents of playwrights in the Broadway theatre of her day.<span ...

ISBN: 9781137270610

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August Wilson's Fences

by Ladrica Menson-Furr

<p><em>Fences</em> represents the decade of the 1950s, and, when it premiered in 1985, it won the Pulitzer Prize. Set during the beginnings of the civil rights movement, it also concerns generational change and renewal, ending with a celebration

ISBN: 9781441141170

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Australian Theatre, Modernism and Patrick White

Governing Culture

by Denise Varney & Sandra D'Urso

<p>‘Australian Theatre, Modernism and Patrick White’ details the rejection of two Patrick White plays by the Adelaide Festival of Arts in Australia in the early 1960s. In 1961 the board of governors rejected a proposal to include the world ...

ISBN: 9781783088379

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Authenticity in Contemporary Theatre and Performance

Make it Real

by Daniel Schulze, Mark Taylor-Batty & Prof. Enoch Brater

<p>Authenticity is one of the major values of our time. It is visible everywhere, from clothing to food to self-help books. While it is such a prevalent phenomenon, it is also very evasive. This study analyses the 'culture of authenticity' as it

ISBN: 9781350000971

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Authoring Performance

The Director in Contemporary Theatre

by Avra Sidiropoulou

Provides a comparative approach to the internationally wide-spread phenomenon of the contemporary director-<I>auteur</I> in the theatre, urging a historical and theoretical exploration of the visions, methods, and stage idioms in the work of ...

ISBN: 9781137001795

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Barking in Essex

by Clive Exton

<p>Freedom finally beckons for Algie Packer, Essex's most notorious gangster. He's done seven years inside and now he's coming home to collect his reward – £3,672,000 in untraceable notes.</p> <p>But there's something Algie's family have ...

ISBN: 9781472534149

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Barney Norris: Plays One

by Barney Norris

<p><strong>Visitors:</strong> On a farmhouse at the edge of Salisbury Plain, a family is falling apart. Stephen can’t afford to put his mother into care; Arthur can’t afford to stop working and look after his wife. When a young stranger with ...

ISBN: 9781786824141

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Baroque, Venice, Theatre, Philosophy

by Will Daddario

<p>This book theorizes the baroque as neither a time period nor an artistic style but as a collection of bodily practices developed from clashes between governmental discipline and artistic excess, moving between the dramaturgy of Jesuit ...

ISBN: 9783319495231

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Beat Drama

Playwrights and Performances of the 'Howl’ Generation

by Prof. Enoch Brater & Mark Taylor-Batty

<p>Readers and acolytes of the vital early 1950s-mid 1960s writers known as the Beat Generation tend to be familiar with the prose and poetry by the seminal authors of this period: Jack Kerouac, Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Diane Di ...

ISBN: 9781472567895

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Beckett's Creatures

Art of Failure after the Holocaust

by Joseph Anderton

<p>In the shadow of the Holocaust, Samuel Beckett captures humanity in ruins through his debased beings and a decomposing mode of writing that strives to 'fail better'. But what might it mean to be a 'creature' or 'creaturely' in Beckett's ...

ISBN: 9781474234542

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