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A Celebration of Ben Jonson

by William F. Blissett, Julian Patrick & R.W. Van Fossen

<p>The papers in this volume were given by some of the world’s foremost Jonsonian scholars at a conference at the University of Toronto which marked the 400th anniversary of his birth. Each contributor came from a different institution, and ...

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A Chorus Line FAQ

All That's Left to Know About Broadway's Singular Sensation

by Tom Rowan

(FAQ). The ultimate treasure trove of information, A Chorus Line FAQ presents history and fun facts, including: the unique workshop process through which the show was developed and written, the stories of its creators, the record-breaking ...

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A Kabuki Reader: History and Performance: History and Performance

by Leiter, Samuel L.

Unique in any Western language, this is an invaluable resource for the study of one of the world's great theatrical forms. It includes essays by established experts on Kabuki as well as younger scholars now entering the field, and provides a ...

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A Reflective Practitioner’s Guide to (Mis)Adventures in Drama Education - or - What Was I Thinking?

by Peter Duffy

<p>This collection of essays from many of the world’s pre-eminent drama education practitioners captures the challenges and struggles of teaching with honesty, humour, openness, and integrity. Collectively the authors possess some two hundred ...

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A Taste of Broadway

Food in Musical Theater

by Jennifer Packard

<p>Beyond being just fuel for the body, food carries symbolic importance used to define individuals, situations, and places, making it an ideal communication tool. In musical theater, food can be used as a shortcut to tell the audience more ...

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A Theatre History of Marion, Ohio: John Eberson's Palace & Beyond

by Scott L. Hoffman

One of the last remaining atmospheric theatres in the nation, elegant Marion Palace Theatre holds a storied history behind its curtains. From the "Wigwam," the Grand Opera House and Germania Park Pavilion to nickelodeons, vaudeville houses and ...

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Acting Is Everything

An Actor's Guidebook For A Successful Career In Los Angeles

by Judy Kerr

In this actor's guidebook, renowned acting coach Judy Kerr shares her lifetime of techniques and tricks of the trade. She opens the doors of Hollywood to acting hopefuls and professionals with a straightforward road map for building their dreams

ISBN: 9780962949685

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Acting Is Everything

An Actor's Guidebook For A Successful Career

by Judy Kerr

<p>In this actor's guidebook, renowned acting coach Judy Kerr shares her lifetime of techniques and tricks of the trade. She opens the doors of Hollywood to acting hopefuls and professionals with a straightforward road map for building their ...

ISBN: 9781532332821

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Acting Up

Staging the Subject in Enlightenment France

by Jeffrey M. Leichman

<p>Acting concentrated both the aspirations and anxieties of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century France, where theater was a defining element of urban sociability. In <em>Acting Up: Staging the Subject in Enlightenment France,</em> Jeffrey M. ...

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Actor Being: A Role in Mankind

by Tiago Lameiras

<p>Actor Being | A Role in Mankind is an essay on Theater Arts, but not quite stricto sensu, as it may sound firsthand. Though related to the actor, who is now all the more renowned as a «performer», in detriment of a «player», the goal here is ...

ISBN: 9781311767073

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Acts of Compassion in Greek Tragic Drama

by James Franklin Johnson

<p>The ability of human beings to feel compassion or empathy for one another—and express that emotion by offering comfort or assistance—is an important antidote to violence and aggression. In ancient Greece, the epics of Homer and the tragic ...

ISBN: 9780806154923

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After '89

Polish Theatre and the Political

by Bryce Lease

<p>After '89 takes as its subject the dynamic new range of performance practices that have been developed since the demise of communism in the flourishing theatrical landscape of Poland. After 1989, the theatre has retained its historical role ...

ISBN: 9781526101051

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Alimentary Performances

Mimesis, Theatricality, and Cuisine

by Kristin Hunt

<p>A pea soda. An apple balloon. A cotton candy picnic. A magical <em>mole</em>. These are just a handful of examples of mimetic cuisine, a diverse set of culinary practices in which chefs and artists treat food as a means of representation. As ...

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Antitheatricality and the Body Public

by Freeman, Lisa A.

<p>In an exploration of antitheatrical incidents from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries, Lisa A. Freeman demonstrates that at the heart of antitheatrical disputes lies a struggle over the character of the body politic that governs a ...

ISBN: 9780812293555

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Aristophanes and the Cloak of Comedy

Affect, Aesthetics, and the Canon

by Mario Telò

<p>The Greek playwright Aristophanes (active 427–386 BCE) is often portrayed as the poet who brought stability, discipline, and sophistication to the rowdy theatrical genre of Old Comedy. In this groundbreaking book, situated within the ...

ISBN: 9780226309729

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At This Theatre

Revised and Updated Edition

by Louis Botto & Robert Viagas

(Applause Books). Theatregoers' favorite history of Broadway is back in an updated and expanded 2010 edition including more than 500 color production photos, vintage archival photos, and Playbill covers from all forty currently operating ...

ISBN: 9781476850276

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Avant-Garde Hamlet

Text, Stage, Screen

by R. S. White

<p><em>Hamlet</em> stands as a high water mark of canonical art, yet it has equally attracted rebels and experimenters, those avant-garde writers, dramatists, performers, and filmmakers who, in their adaptations and appropriations, seek new ways

ISBN: 9781611478563

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Befriending the Commedia dell'Arte of Flaminio Scala

The Comic Scenarios

by Natalie Schmitt

<p>The most important theatrical movement in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Europe, the <em>commedia dell’arte</em> has inspired playwrights, artists, and musicians including Molière, Dario Fo, Picasso, and Stravinsky. Because of its ...

ISBN: 9781442619180

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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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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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