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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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Austerity and the Public Role of Drama

Performing Lives-in-Common

by Victor Merriman

<p>This book asks what, if any, public role drama might play under Project Austerity – an intensification phase of contemporary liberal political economy. It investigates the erosion of public life in liberal democracies, and critiques the ...

ISBN: 9783030032609

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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Baseball Goes to the Movies

by Ron Backer

(Applause Books). From the early silent era to the present day, baseball movies have always been a staple of the cinema. Baseball Goes to the Movies * chronicles America's fascination with the sport from the beginning of the sound era to the ...

ISBN: 9781495075551

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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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Becoming an Actor

by Thomasina Unsworth

A practical guide to training as an actor, helping you get the most out of drama school and survive in the world beyond. Are you thinking of applying to drama school Do you have a place already and want to get the most out of your ...

ISBN: 9781848421561

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Behind the Scenes at the Ballets Russes

Stories from a Silver Age

by Michael Meylac & John Neumeier

<p>The Ballets Russes was perhaps the most iconic, yet at the same time mysterious, ballet company of the twentieth century. Inspired by the unique vision of their founder Sergei Diaghilev, the company gained a large international following. In ...

ISBN: 9781786722058

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Ben Jonson

His Craft and Art

by Rosalind Miles

<p>Though he is one of the undisputed giants of English literature, Ben Jonson is known to most people only as the author of one or two masterly plays which regularly appear in the drama repertory. He is much less well-known for his whole ...

ISBN: 9781351998086

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Ben Jonson

by John Palmer

<p>While most critical writing on Jonson concentrates on the plays, poems or masques seen in isolation, this title, first published in 1981, ranges across the genres to explore Jonson’s vision as a whole. The author points to the inner ...

ISBN: 9781315302171

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Ben Jonson

His Vision and His Art

by Alexander Leggatt

<p>While most critical writing on Jonson concentrates on the plays, poems or masques seen in isolation, this title, first published in 1981, ranges across the genres to explore Jonson’s vision as a whole. The author points to the inner ...

ISBN: 9781315304892

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Ben Jonson

His Life and Work

by Rosalind Miles

<p>The extraordinary character of Ben Jonson has only recently been brought into the light. Critics traditionally exalted Shakespeare, at Jonson’s expense. In this biography, first published in 1986, the author presents a full and accurate ...

ISBN: 9781351997935

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