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The Methuen Drama Anthology of Modern Asian Plays
The Methuen Drama Anthology of Modern Asian Plays
by Kevin J. Wetmore Jr
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The chronological and geographical breadth of this anthology provides a unique insight into twentieth and twenty-first century Asian theatre. As a whole, the collection provides a greater understanding of Modern Asian theatres relations with Western... (read more)

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The Methuen Drama Anthology of Modern Asian Plays
The Methuen Drama Anthology of Modern Asian Plays
by Kevin J. Wetmore Jr
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The chronological and geographical breadth of this anthology provides a unique insight into twentieth and twenty-first century Asian theatre. As a whole, the collection provides a greater understanding of Modern Asian theatres relations with Western... (read more)

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Sleepless in Hollywood: Tales from the NEW ABNORMAL in the Movie Business
Sleepless in Hollywood: Tales from the NEW ABNORMAL in the Movie Business
by Lynda Obst
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The veteran producer and author of the bestseller Hello, He Lied takes a witty and critical look at the new Hollywood and why the movie business is floundering. In a new introduction, she describes the tumultuous seasons that followed and predicts the... (read more)

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A God in Need of Help: A Play in Two Acts (or Five, If You Think about It)
A God in Need of Help: A Play in Two Acts (or Five, If You Think about It)
by Sean Dixon
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It's 1606 and Europe is at war over God. Venice's four strongest men are charged with transporting a holy painting across the Alps to Prague. On their way, they are set upon by Protestant zealots—their escape is attributed to a miracle... (read more)

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Four Revenge Tragedies: The Spanish Tragedy, the Revenger's Tragedy, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore and the White Devil (New Mermaids)
Four Revenge Tragedies: The Spanish Tragedy, the Revenger's Tragedy, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore and the White Devil (New Mermaids)
by Thomas Kyd
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Francis Bacon described revenge as a ‘kind of wild justice. Then as now, early modern playwrights and their theatre-going public were fascinated by the anarchic energies that a desire for retribution unleashes. Rather than rehearsing familiar... (read more)

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Acting Companies and Their Plays in Shakespeare's London
Acting Companies and Their Plays in Shakespeare's London
by Siobhan Keenan
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Renaissance Acting Companies and their Plays explores the intimate and dynamic relationship between acting companies and playwrights in this seminal era in English theatre history. Siobhan Keenans analysis includes chapters on the traditions and workings... (read more)

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Modern Asian Theatre and Performance 1900-2000 (Critical Companions)
Modern Asian Theatre and Performance 1900-2000 (Critical Companions)
by Kevin J. Wetmore Jr
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Modern Asian Theatre and Performance 1900 - 2000 is a ground-breaking survey, tracking the advent of modern drama in Japan, India, China, Korea and Southeast Asia. It considers the shaping power of realism and naturalism, the influence of Western culture,... (read more)

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Jack Be Nimble: The Accidental Education of an Unintentional Director
Jack Be Nimble: The Accidental Education of an Unintentional Director
by Jack O'brien
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A warm, witty tell-all and history of American regional theater, from one of our best-loved directors For Jack OBrien, theres nothing like a first encounter with a great performer, nothing like the sound of an audience bursting into applause. In... (read more)

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Acting Companies and Their Plays in Shakespeare's London
Acting Companies and Their Plays in Shakespeare's London
by Siobhan Keenan
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Renaissance Acting Companies and their Plays explores the intimate and dynamic relationship between acting companies and playwrights in this seminal era in English theatre history. Siobhan Keenans analysis includes chapters on the traditions and workings... (read more)

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Topsy: The Startling Story of the Crooked-Tailed Elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American Wizard, Thomas Edison
Topsy: The Startling Story of the Crooked-Tailed Elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American Wizard, Thomas Edison
by Michael Daly
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“A gripping popular history. … Vivid … simultaneously fascinating and horrifying" —St. Louis Post-Dispatch In 1903, an elephant named Topsy was electrocuted on Coney Island, and ever since, this bizarre execution has reverberated... (read more)

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The Theatre of Brian Friel: Tradition and Modernity (Critical Companions)
The Theatre of Brian Friel: Tradition and Modernity (Critical Companions)
by Christopher Murray
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Brian Friel is Ireland's foremost living playwright, whose work spans fifty years and has won numerous awards, including three Tonys and a Lifetime Achievement Arts Award. Author of twenty-five plays, and whose work is studied at GCSE and A level (UK... (read more)

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Instructions for Breathing and Other Plays (In Performance)
Instructions for Breathing and Other Plays (In Performance)
by Caridad Svich
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By turns astonishing, fierce, and tender, these seven plays by Latina-American dramatist Caridad Svich highlight more than two decades of boundary-breaking and genre-defying dramatic work. Populated by characters struggling to survive, these plays are... (read more)

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On Flinching: Theatricality and Scientific Looking from Darwin to Shell-Shock
On Flinching: Theatricality and Scientific Looking from Darwin to Shell-Shock
by Tiffany Watt Smith
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While the end of the nineteenth century is often associated with the rise of objectivity and its ideal of a restrained observer, scientific experiments continued to create emotional, even theatrical, relationships between scientist and his subject. On... (read more)

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Killer Joe
Killer Joe
by Tracy Letts
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"One of our most valuable playwrights."—Time Out New York "A hideously funny tabloid noir. . . . Letts' balance of irony and empathy continues to impress."—LA Weekly A definitively dysfunctional family gives in to its basest instincts and is... (read more)

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The Laramie Project and the Laramie Project: Ten Years Later
The Laramie Project and the Laramie Project: Ten Years Later
by Moises Kaufman
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The Comedy of Errors (Propeller Shakespeare)
The Comedy of Errors (Propeller Shakespeare)
by William Shakespeare
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The Comedy of Errors is a brilliant piece of theatrical mechanism, a story of mounting confusion involving two pairs of twins. But it also explores the relations between lovers and between husband and wife, and ends with the warmth and reconciliation of... (read more)

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New Dramaturgy: International Perspectives on Theory and Practice
New Dramaturgy: International Perspectives on Theory and Practice
by Katalin Trencsenyi
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Recent shifts in the theatrical landscape have had corresponding implications for dramaturgy. The way we think about theatre and performance today has changed our approaches to theatre making and composition. Emerging new aesthetics and new areas of... (read more)

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The Theatre of Brian Friel: Tradition and Modernity (Critical Companions)
The Theatre of Brian Friel: Tradition and Modernity (Critical Companions)
by Christopher Murray
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Brian Friel is Ireland's foremost living playwright, whose work spans fifty years and has won numerous awards, including three Tonys and a Lifetime Achievement Arts Award. Author of twenty-five plays, and whose work is studied at GCSE and A level (UK... (read more)

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Acts: Theater, Philosophy, and the Performing Self (Theater: Theory/Text/Performance)
Acts: Theater, Philosophy, and the Performing Self (Theater: Theory/Text/Performance)
by Tachi Zamir
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Why do people act? Why are other people drawn to watch them? How is acting as a performing art related to role-playing outside the theater? As the first philosophical study devoted to acting, Acts: Theater, Philosophy, and the Performing Self sheds... (read more)

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Music for the Melodramatic Theatre in Nineteenth-Century London & New York (Studies in Theatre History & Culture)
Music for the Melodramatic Theatre in Nineteenth-Century London & New York (Studies in Theatre History & Culture)
by Michael V. Pisani
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Throughout the nineteenth century, people heard more music in the theatre—accompanying popular dramas such as Frankenstein, Oliver Twist, Uncle Toms Cabin, Lady Audleys Secret, The Corsican Brothers, The Three Musketeers, as well as historical... (read more)

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