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The Letters of Noel Coward (Vintage)
The Letters of Noel Coward (Vintage)
by Noel Coward
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Lavishly illustrated and annotated, this first and definitive collection of letters to and from Coward provides a divine portrait of an age, from the Blitz to the Ritz and beyond. The incomparable Noël Coward loved to correspond with friends... (read more)

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Difficult Woman: the Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman (12 Edition)
Difficult Woman: the Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman (12 Edition)
by Alice Kessler-harris
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sLillian Hellman was a giant of twentieth-century letters and a groundbreaking figure as one of the most successful female playwrights on Broadway. Yet the author of The Little Foxes and Toys in the Attic is today remembered more as a toxic, bitter... (read more)

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Horton Foote: America's Storyteller
Horton Foote: America's Storyteller
by Wilborn Hampton
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From his film adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird, which received an Oscar, his drama The Trip to Bountiful, and his screenplay of Tender Mercies to his Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Young Man from Atlanta, and his complete nine-play opus, The Orphans'... (read more)

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Loudmouth: Tales (and Fantasies) of Sports, Sex, and Salvation from Behind the Microphone
Loudmouth: Tales (and Fantasies) of Sports, Sex, and Salvation from Behind the Microphone
by Craig Carton
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andlt;bandgt;From one of radioand#8217;s loudest, orneriest, most beloved, and highest-rated personalities, a bold and hilarious memoir of sports, manhood, and what it is to be a fan.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;In 1991, fresh from college,... (read more)

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Harold Pinter (Writers Lives)
Harold Pinter (Writers Lives)
by William Baker
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Harold Pinter is one of the most important writers in English of the late twentieth century and early twenty-first century. This brief biography offers fresh insights into his life and work, concentrating on the themes, patterns, relationships, ideas... (read more)

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Writing Wrongs: The Work of Wallace Shawn (American Subjects)
Writing Wrongs: The Work of Wallace Shawn (American Subjects)
by W D King
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A close look into the life and iconoclastic literary work of playwright and actor Shawn. His acting credits include Clueless, The Princess Bride, and Vanya on 42nd Street; his writing includes Aunt Dan and Lemon, My Dinner with Andre, and The... (read more)

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Russian Theatre Archive #17: Stanislavsky in Focus
Russian Theatre Archive #17: Stanislavsky in Focus
by Sharon M Carnicke
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The author takes advantage of new primary materials that have broken through strict censorship, to dispel the prevailing myths about Stanislavsky and his "Method," By examining the history behind the lore and spotlighting the premises of the "System... (read more)

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Alex Ko: From Iowa to Broadway, My Billy Elliot Story
Alex Ko: From Iowa to Broadway, My Billy Elliot Story
by Alex Ko
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He could be a star for all we knowWe don't know how far he can goHe could go and he could shineNot just stay here counting time,Son, we've got the chance to let him live. These are lyrics from Billy Elliot, the show that made young Alex Ko's... (read more)

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Luigi Pirandello (Bloom's Major Dramatists)
Luigi Pirandello (Bloom's Major Dramatists)
by Harold Bloom
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-145) and index.... (read more)

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Patti LuPone: A Memoir
Patti LuPone: A Memoir
by Patti Lupone
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“I have been incredibly fortunate over the course of my career to have been associated with some extraordinary dramatic and musical productions, and also some rather spectacular disasters. Looking back, I can find gifts and life lessons in every... (read more)

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Thornton Wilder: A Life
Thornton Wilder: A Life
by Penelope Niven
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Art is confession; art is the secret told. . . . But art is not only the desire to tell one's secret; it is the desire to tell it and hide it at the same time. And the secret is nothing more than the whole drama of the inner life.—Thornton... (read more)

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Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt (Jewish Lives)
Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt (Jewish Lives)
by Robert Gottlieb
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Everything about Sarah Bernhardt is fascinating, from her obscure birth to her glorious career—redefining the very nature of her art—to her amazing (and highly public) romantic life to her indomitable spirit. Well into her seventies... (read more)

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Wendy and the Lost Boys: The Uncommon Life of Wendy Wasserstein
Wendy and the Lost Boys: The Uncommon Life of Wendy Wasserstein
by Julie Salamon
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the first woman playwright to win a Tony Award, Wendy Wasserstein was a Broadway luminary. But with her high-pitched giggle and unkempt curls, she projected an image of warmth and familiarity. Everyone knew Wendy... (read more)

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Patti LuPone: A Memoir
Patti LuPone: A Memoir
by Patti Lupone
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“I have been incredibly fortunate over the course of my career to have been associated with some extraordinary dramatic and musical productions, and also some rather spectacular disasters. Looking back, I can find gifts and life lessons in every... (read more)

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Rene Blum and the Ballets Russes: In Search of a Lost Life
Rene Blum and the Ballets Russes: In Search of a Lost Life
by Judith Chazin Bennahum
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The biography of a fascinating cultural hero, René Blum and the Ballets Russes uncovers the events in the life of the enigmatic and brilliant writer and producer who perished in the Holocaust. Brother of Léon Blum, the first socialist prime minister of... (read more)

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Arthur Miller: 1962-2005
Arthur Miller: 1962-2005
by Christopher Bigsby
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Christopher Bigsby's masterful two-volume biography of Arthur Miller sheds new light on one of the twentieth century's most acclaimed literary figures. Plays such as Death of a Salesman, A View from the Bridge, and The Crucible brought Miller an... (read more)

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Writing in Restaurants
Writing in Restaurants
by David Mamet
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Temporarily putting aside his role as playwright, director, and screen-writer, David Mamet digs deep and delivers thirty outrageously diverse vignettes. On subjects ranging from the vanishing American pool hall, family vacations, and the art of being a... (read more)

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Must You Go?: My Life with Harold Pinter
Must You Go?: My Life with Harold Pinter
by Antonia Fraser
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A moving testament to one of the literary world's most celebrated marriages: that of the greatest playwright of our age, Harold Pinter, and the beautiful and famous prize-winning biographer Antonia Fraser. In this exquisite memoir, Antonia Fraser... (read more)

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Samuel Beckett: Playwright & Poet
Samuel Beckett: Playwright & Poet
by Christopher Murray
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With a tree, a country road, and two tramps waiting haplessly for a Godot who never comes, Samuel Beckett epitomized for theatergoers around the world the at-once comical and terrifying condition of being human in an uncertain universe. He would follow... (read more)

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Always Wear Joy: My Mother Bold and Beautiful
Always Wear Joy: My Mother Bold and Beautiful
by Susan Fales-hill
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Growing up with a black, Auntie Mame -- like mother who performed with the likes of Lena Horne and Alvin Ailey, and a WASP seafaring father, Susan Fales-Hill thought nothing of watching her mother, Josephine Premice, perform in an acclaimed Broadway... (read more)

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