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Errol John's Moon on a Rainbow Shawl

by Lynette Goddard

<P>Errol John wrote <EM>Moon on a Rainbow Shawl</EM> (1958) after becoming disillusioned about the lack of good roles for black actors on the British theatre scene. While this situation has only slightly improved since, his response has ...

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Essays on Shakespeare and Elizabethan Drama

In Honour of Hardin Craig

by Richard Hosley

<p>The twenty-eight essays of this collection, first published in 1962, are the work of distinguished British, Canadian, and American scholars. The essays range widely over the field of Elizabethan drama, concentrating attention on Shakespeare ...

ISBN: 9781351775052

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Essential Dramaturgy

The Mindset and Skillset

by Theresa Lang

<p><em>Essential Dramaturgy: The Mindset and Skillset</em> provides a concrete way to approach the work of a dramaturg. It explores ways to refine the process of defining, evaluating, and communicating that is essential to effective ...

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European Identity in Cinema

by Wendy Everett

<p>The identity of European cinema, like the identity of Europe itself, is multiple, complex, and fascinating. Providing both a general survey of contemporary European cinema production, distribution and exhibition and detailed critical analysis

ISBN: 9781841509440

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European Theatre Performance Practice, 1400-1580

by Philip Butterworth

<p>This volume brings together important records of medieval theatre practice between 1400 and 1580. The records are drawn from a wide range of spheres including civic, ecclesiastical, trade and guild records and consist of payments for ...

ISBN: 9781351938358

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European Theatre Performance Practice, 1750–1900

by Jim Davis

<p>This volume contains key articles and chapters which represent both seminal and innovative scholarship on European theatre performance practice from 1750 to 1900. The selected topics focus on acting and performance, staging (including set ...

ISBN: 9781351938297

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Evening at the Talk House (TCG Edition)

by Wallace Shawn

<p>"Wallace Shawn is up to his old tricks again: pricking the conscience of right-on, left-leaning theatergoers. No one does that better than this impish, idiosyncratic polymath, who, at seventy-two, still comes across as precocious-probably ...

ISBN: 9781559368605

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Everything Was Possible

The Birth of the Musical Follies

by Ted Chapin

<p>(Applause Books). In 1971, college student Ted Chapin found himself front row center as a production assistant at the creation of one of the greatest Broadway musicals, Follies . Needing college credit to graduate on time, he kept a journal ...

ISBN: 9781476849201

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Excelsior, You Fathead!

The Art and Enigma of Jean Shepherd

by Eugene B. Bergmann

(Applause Books). Jean Shepherd (1921-1999), master humorist, is best known for his creation A Christmas Story , the popular movie about the child who wants a BB gun for Christmas and nearly shoots his eye out. What else did Shepherd do? He is ...

ISBN: 9781476848815

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Experiencing Liveness in Contemporary Performance

Interdisciplinary Perspectives

by Matthew Reason & Anja Mølle Lindelof

<p>This volume brings together dynamic perspectives on the concept of liveness in the performing arts, engaging with the live through the particular analytical focus of audiences and experience. The status and significance of the live in ...

ISBN: 9781317334842

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Experiencing Stanislavsky Today

Training and Rehearsal for the Psychophysical Actor

by Stephanie Daventry French & Philip G. Bennett

<p>This pioneering introduction to Stanislavsky's methods and modes of actor training covers all of the essential elements of his System. Recreating ‘truthful’ behaviour in the artificial environment, awareness and observation, psychophysical ...

ISBN: 9781136519338

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Experimental O'Neill

The Hairy Ape, The Emperor Jones, and The S.S. Glencairn One-Act Plays

by Eugene O'Neill

<div><I>Experimental O'Neill</I> compiles in a single volume six of Eugene O'Neill's early plays: <I>The Hairy Ape, The Emperor Jones,</I> and what are often referred to as The S.S. Glencairn Plays,” four related one-acts. With extensive ...

ISBN: 9781940207872

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Expressionism in Sean O'Casey's 'Juno and the Paycock' (1924)

by Sally Seifert

Seminar paper from the year 2015 in the subject Theater Studies, Dance, grade: 1,0, Trinity College Dublin (Drama Department), course: Theater and Ireland, language: English, abstract: Having read the Dublin Trilogy consisting of 'The Shadow of ...

ISBN: 9783668159198

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Extending ecocriticism

Crisis, collaboration and challenges in the environmental humanities

by Peter Barry & William Welstead

<p>This volume of essays explores the scope for a further extension of ecocriticism across the environmental humanities. Contributors, who include both established academics and early career researchers in the humanities, were given free rein to

ISBN: 9781526107152

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Fairies in Cabs

Comic and Curious Clippings From the Legendary Theatrical Paper "The Era", 1890-1900

by Julia D Atkinson

<p>A compilation of amusing, odd and sometimes downright bizarre extracts from Britain's leading theatrical newspaper. Oddball music hall acts, Sabbatarian landladies, squalid dressing-rooms, the dangers of public transport, the vexed question ...

ISBN: 9781999761035

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Farce

by Jessica Milner Davis

<p>Farce has always been relegated to the lowest rung of the ladder of dramatic genres. Distinctions between farce and more literary comic forms remain clouded, even in the light of contemporary efforts to rehabilitate this type of comedy. Is ...

ISBN: 9781351520232

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Finding Roger

An Improbably Theatrical Love Story

by Rick Elice

<p>Rick Elice, author of Jersey Boys, Addams Family, and Peter and the Starcatcher for Broadway, has penned a heartbreaking memoir of his 34 years with the inimitable Roger Rees. Some may recognize Roger as Nicholas Nickleby and others will know

ISBN: 9781368002028

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Finishing Touches

A Play in Two Acts

by Stanley Hart

<p>Do you believe in love after AARP cards? Stanley Hart does! His current play, Finishing Touches, was first produced by Developing Acts, a division of Love Creek Productions, in New York in January of 2013. The playwright has won two Emmy ...

ISBN: 9781481749107

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Folk Theatre of Rajasthan

Introducing Three Marwari Khyal Plays Translated into English

by Dr. Cecil Thomas Ault Jr.

<p>Tom Ault has written a theatre ethnography that brings Rajasthans folk tradition of khyal to readers in both descriptions and translations of the plays, based on his many periods of research and hanging out with khyal players and ...

ISBN: 9781482888164

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Food and Theatre on the World Stage

by Dorothy Chansky & Ann Folino White

<p>Putting food and theatre into direct conversation, this volume focuses on how food and theatre have operated for centuries as partners in the performative, symbolic, and literary making of meaning. Through case studies, literary analyses, and

ISBN: 9781317618010

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