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Theatre Experience (12TH 11 - Old Edition)
Theatre Experience (12TH 11 - Old Edition)
by Edwin Wilson
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The re-imagined twelfth edition of The Theater Experience is students' ticket to the best seat in the house. From Broadway to makeshift theater spaces around the world, the author demonstrates the active and lively role they play as audience members by... (read more)

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Twentieth Century Theatre : a Sourcebook (95 Edition)
Twentieth Century Theatre : a Sourcebook (95 Edition)
by Richard Drain
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"Twentieth Century Theatre" is an inspired handbook of ideas and arguments on theatre. Richard Drain gathers together a uniquely wide-ranging selection of original writings on theatre by its most creative practitioners-- directors, playwrights... (read more)

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Chicano Drama : Performance, Society and Myth (00 Edition)
Chicano Drama : Performance, Society and Myth (00 Edition)
by Jorge A. Huerta
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Huerta takes as his starting point 1979, the year Luís Valdez's play, Zoot Suit, was produced on Broadway. Huerta looks at plays by and about Chicanas and Chicanos, as they explore through performance, the community and its identity caught between... (read more)

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Making a Scene : the Contemporary Drama of Jewish-american Women (97 Edition)
Making a Scene : the Contemporary Drama of Jewish-american Women (97 Edition)
by Sarah Blacher (ed.) Cohen
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In Judaism, women's voices have been silenced, leaving the tradition enriched with only a 'half-genius.' This collection of seven plays by Jewish women playwrights helps make whole this half-genius by giving voice to some of the most creative forces in... (read more)

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Play Directing in the School: A Drama Director's Survival Guide
Play Directing in the School: A Drama Director's Survival Guide
by David Grote
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Directing plays in schools requires knowledge and talents far different than directing for community or professional theatre. In ten comprehensive chapters the author explains the "real world" of producing effective theatricals in the school environment.... (read more)

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Brecht on Theatre: The Development of an Aesthetic
Brecht on Theatre: The Development of an Aesthetic
by Bertolt Brecht
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This volume offers a major selection of Bertolt Brecht's groundbreaking critical writing. Here, arranged in chronological order, are essays from 1918 to 1956, in which Brecht explores his definition of the Epic Theatre and his theory of alienation... (read more)

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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: A Play
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: A Play
by August Wilson
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The time is 1927. The place is a run-down recording studio in Chicago. Ma Rainey, the legendary blues singer, is due to arrive with her entourage to cut new sides of old favorites. Waiting for her are her black musician sidemen, the white owner of the... (read more)

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Jose, Can You See? : Latinos on and Off Broadway (99 Edition)
Jose, Can You See? : Latinos on and Off Broadway (99 Edition)
by Alberto Sandoval-sanchez
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In two acts, complete with overture and intermission, Alberto Sandoval-Sánchez shines his spotlight on representations and stereotyping of Latinos on stage. In act one, José Can You See? scans the way Latinos get typecast on Broadway and in... (read more)

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Broadway Musicals: Show by Show: Sixth Edition (Broadway Musicals Show by Show)
Broadway Musicals: Show by Show: Sixth Edition (Broadway Musicals Show by Show)
by Stanley Green
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The most comprehensive and widely used Broadway reference book has been expanded and updated to include nearly 400 of the most important and memorable productions of the American musical theatre, including revivals. Chronologically arranged beginning... (read more)

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Modern Drama in Theory and Practice, Volume II (81 Edition)
Modern Drama in Theory and Practice, Volume II (81 Edition)
by John L. Styan
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This is a volume of essay's which examines the relationship between the play and its historical and cultural contexts. Transferring play's from one period or one culture to another is so much more than translating the words from one language into another.... (read more)

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From Asassins To West Side Story : the Director's Guide To Musical Theatre (96 Edition)
From Asassins To West Side Story : the Director's Guide To Musical Theatre (96 Edition)
by Scott Miller
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Those who participate in the theater at any level as well as those with an avid interest in the subject will discover some fresh ideas here. - Library Journal Musicals are the most popular form of theatre around. While straight plays struggle to survive... (read more)

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For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf
For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf
by Ntozake Shange
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From its inception in California in 1974 to its highly acclaimed critical success at Joseph Papps Public Theater and on Broadway, the Obie Award-winning for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf has excited, inspired, and... (read more)

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Fences (86 Edition)
Fences (86 Edition)
by August Wilson
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Drama / 5m, 2f / 1 Set Winner of the New York Drama Critic's and Tony Awards as well as the Pulitzer Prize, this sensational drama starred James Earl Jones as Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro baseball leagues who now works as a garbage man in 1957... (read more)

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How Does the Show Go on Update: Introduction To the Theater (2ND 08 Edition)
How Does the Show Go on Update: Introduction To the Theater (2ND 08 Edition)
by Thomas Schumacher
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World-renowned Broadway producer Thomas Schumacher takes you behind the stage curtains in this exciting, interactive guide. Meet the talented cast of characters who work to deliver unforgettable performances; explore the inner workings of the theater... (read more)

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American Feminist Playwrights (96 Edition)
American Feminist Playwrights (96 Edition)
by Sally Burke
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-- Dramatists, production dates of significant plays, and intellectual, cultural and historical events of the period<P>-- Original, accessible analyses of plays, playwrights, and literary and theatrical movements<P>-- Convenient reference... (read more)

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Thinking Like a Director: A Practical Handbook
Thinking Like a Director: A Practical Handbook
by Michael Bloom
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Bloom draws on nearly twenty years of directing and teaching experience to convey the full experience of directing for the stage, as well as the mindset that all successful directors possess. More than a mere set of guidelines, Thinking Like a Director... (read more)

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The Italian Comedy
The Italian Comedy
by Pierre Louis Duchartre
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Illustrated history of the beginnings, growth and influence of the commedia dell arte. Describes improvisations, staging, marks, scenarios, acting troupes, and origins.... (read more)

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Blues for Mister Charlie (95 Edition)
Blues for Mister Charlie (95 Edition)
by James Baldwin
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Theater Experience (Text and Anthology Guide) (9TH 04 - Old Edition)
Theater Experience (Text and Anthology Guide) (9TH 04 - Old Edition)
by Edwin Wilson
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System requirements: Windows: Intel Pentium II 200; Windows 98, 200, XP or NT 4.0+; 32 MB RAM; color monitor, sound capability; Internet connection; Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher. Macintosh: G3 processor; OS 10.1 or better; 128 MB RAM; color monitor... (read more)

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Playing Boal : Theatre, Therapy, Activism (94 Edition)
Playing Boal : Theatre, Therapy, Activism (94 Edition)
by Mady Schutzman
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"Playing Boal" is the first book in English to examine the dramatic techniques of Augusto Boal, internationally renowned Brazilian theatre maker, political activist and founder of the Theatre of the Oppressed. Influenced by Paulo Freire's dialogic... (read more)

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