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"Mousetrap" Man by Peter Saunders

"Mousetrap" Man by Peter Saunders

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Osbert: Portrait of Osbert Lancaster by Richard Boston

Osbert: Portrait of Osbert Lancaster by Richard Boston

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Glenda Jackson: The Biography by Christopher Bryant

Glenda Jackson: The Biography by Christopher Bryant

The full story of Glenda Jackson's astonishing journey from Boots shop assistant to double-Oscar-winning actress with a triumphant stage career, and h...

Voice and the Actor by Cicely Berry

Voice and the Actor by Cicely Berry

Speaking is part of a whole: an expression of inner life. Cicely Berry has based her work on the conviction that while all is present in nature our ...

Masterpieces of the Drama by Alexander Ward Allison

Masterpieces of the Drama by Alexander Ward Allison

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Respect for Acting by U. Hagen

Respect for Acting by U. Hagen

This fascinating and detailed book about acting is Miss Hagen's credo, the accumulated wisdom of her years spent in intimate communion with her art. ...

Complete Idiot's Guide to Acting by Paul Baldwin

Complete Idiot's Guide to Acting by Paul Baldwin

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Stage Design and Properties by Michael Holt

Stage Design and Properties by Michael Holt

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Method Actors: Three Generations of an American Acting Style by Steve Vineberg

Method Actors: Three Generations of an American Acting Style by Steve Vineberg

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Scene Design and Stage Lighting by W.Oren Parker

Scene Design and Stage Lighting by W.Oren Parker

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Theatre: An Introduction by Oscar G. Brockett

Theatre: An Introduction by Oscar G. Brockett

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Artists in Exile: How Refugees from 20th Century War and Revolution Transformed the American Performing Arts by Joseph Horowitz

Artists in Exile: How Refugees from 20th Century War and Revolution Transformed the American Performing Arts by Joseph Horowitz

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The Fairly Incomplete & Rather Badly Illustrated Monty Python Songbook by Chapman Graham

The Fairly Incomplete & Rather Badly Illustrated Monty Python Songbook by Chapman Graham

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Acting for the Camera by Tony Barr

Acting for the Camera by Tony Barr

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Kissing the Mask: Beauty, Understatement and Femininity in Japanese Noh Theater, with Some Thoughts on Muses (Especially Helga Testorf), Transgender Women, Kabuki Goddesses, Porn Queens, Poets, Housewives, Makeup Artists, Geishas, Valkyries and Venus Figurines by William T Vollmann

Kissing the Mask: Beauty, Understatement and Femininity in Japanese Noh Theater, with Some Thoughts on Muses (Especially Helga Testorf), Transgender Women, Kabuki Goddesses, Porn Queens, Poets, Housewives, Makeup Artists, Geishas, Valkyries and Venus Figurines by William T Vollmann

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On the Technique of Acting by Michael Chekhov

On the Technique of Acting by Michael Chekhov

The most authoritive, authentic text of a classic guide to acting In the four decades since its first publication, Michael Chekhov's To the Actor has ...

Art of Makeup by K. Aucoin

Art of Makeup by K. Aucoin

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How to Audition by Gordon Hunt

How to Audition by Gordon Hunt

Informative interviews with Richard Dreyfuss, Hal Prince, Gordon Davidson and others supplement Hunt's expert advice on auditioning for films, televis...

To the Actor: On the Technique of Acting by Michael Chekhov

To the Actor: On the Technique of Acting by Michael Chekhov

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Living Theater: A History by Edwin Wilson

Living Theater: A History by Edwin Wilson

This text aims to convey the excitement and variety of theatre throughout time. Rather than presenting a catalogue of historical data, the authors set...

History of the Living Theater by Edwin Wilson

History of the Living Theater by Edwin Wilson

This work presents the history of theatre from ancient Greece and Rome to the present day. It demonstrates the liveliness, vitality and distinctivenes...

Living Theatre: A History by Edwin Wilson

Living Theatre: A History by Edwin Wilson

Living Theatre: A History conveys the excitement and variety of theatre throughout time, as well as the dynamic way in which our interpretation...

Collected Writings on Education and Drama by Dorothy Heathcote

Collected Writings on Education and Drama by Dorothy Heathcote

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Vanessa: An Autobiography by Vanessa Redgrave

Vanessa: An Autobiography by Vanessa Redgrave

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Still Memories: An Autobiography in Photographs by John Mills

Still Memories: An Autobiography in Photographs by John Mills

Still Memories is an intimate look at the family of actor John Mills, his wife, Mary Hayley Bell and his three children, Juliet, Hayley and Jonathan. ...

Beside Myself by Antony Sher

Beside Myself by Antony Sher

This is the autobiography of actor, author and artist Anthony Sher. It offers an insight into his first 50 years. Starting with his time in the sinist...

The Rules of Acting by Michael Simkins

The Rules of Acting by Michael Simkins

Luvvies. Tyrannical directors. Useless agents. Less job security than an England football manager. Who'd be an actor?Michael Simkins isn't sure, e...

The Rules of Acting by Michael Simkins

The Rules of Acting by Michael Simkins

Luvvies. Tyrannical directors. Useless agents. Less job security than an England football manager. Who'd be an actor?Michael Simkins isn't sure, e...

Saeed: An Actor's Journey by Saeed Jaffrey

Saeed: An Actor's Journey by Saeed Jaffrey

The first Asian actor ever to receive the British and Canadian Academy Award nominations for acting, and the first to be awarded the OBE, Saeed Jaffre...

Lillie Langtry by Laura Beatty

Lillie Langtry by Laura Beatty

A gripping account of her rakish progress from a penniless, beautiful nobody to a professional beauty bankrupted by her unpaid role as the Prince of ...

As Much as I Dare: An Autobiography by Arnold Wesker

As Much as I Dare: An Autobiography by Arnold Wesker

The son of a Russian refugee father and a Hungarian mother, Arnold Wesker was born in 1932 in the East End of London. After a state school education, ...

Parcel Arrived Safely: Tied with String by Michael Crawford

Parcel Arrived Safely: Tied with String by Michael Crawford

By turns hilarious, revelatory and desperately sad, here is the autobiography of the man whose TV and stage appearancessuch as Hello Dolly!, Some Mo...

Beside Myself by Antony Sher

Beside Myself by Antony Sher

Actor, author, artist, Antony Sher grew up with a profound sense of being an outsider, uncomfortable at home in South Africa, and totally out of place...

Ramblings of an Actress by Sheila Hancock

Ramblings of an Actress by Sheila Hancock

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Vanessa: An Autobiography by Vanessa Redgrave

Vanessa: An Autobiography by Vanessa Redgrave

From the time of her appearance as Rosalind in As You Like It at Stratford in 1961, and throughout her career, Vanessa Redgrave has been reticent ab...

Stage Make-up by Richard Corson

Stage Make-up by Richard Corson

Here is a completely updated revision of America's leading, definitive book on makeup for the theater. Detailed instructions and numerous step-by-step...

The Life of Noel Coward by Cole Lesley

The Life of Noel Coward by Cole Lesley

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The Theory of the Modern Stage: An Introduction to Modern Theatre And Drama by Edited by Eric Bentley

The Theory of the Modern Stage: An Introduction to Modern Theatre And Drama by Edited by Eric Bentley

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The Empty Space by Peter Brook

The Empty Space by Peter Brook

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First Steps Towards an Acting Career by Nigel Rideout

First Steps Towards an Acting Career by Nigel Rideout

This handbook falls into three main parts - acting (mainly stage acting, but with sections on radio, television, film, commercials etc), the second pa...

The Empty Space by Peter Brook

The Empty Space by Peter Brook

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My Name Escapes Me: The Diary of a Retiring Actor by Alec Guinness

My Name Escapes Me: The Diary of a Retiring Actor by Alec Guinness

From New Year's Day 1995 to June 1996, Alec Guinness kept diaries in which he recorded not only day-to-day events, but also a range of memories, views...

White Cargo: A memoir by Felicity Kendal

White Cargo: A memoir by Felicity Kendal

Felicity Kendal was brought up in India, touring the country as part of a troupe of actors managed by her father. Aged 17, she came to England for the...

Love is Where it Falls by Simon Callow

Love is Where it Falls by Simon Callow

When Simon Callow first met Peggy Ramsay he could hardly have suspected that his encounter with the play agent would blossom into passionate love. The...

The Stanislavski System: The Professional Training of an Actor: Digested from the Teachings of Konstantin S. Stanislavski by Sonia Moore

The Stanislavski System: The Professional Training of an Actor: Digested from the Teachings of Konstantin S. Stanislavski by Sonia Moore

This clearly written guide to the Stanislavski method has long been a favorite among students and teachers of acting. Now, in light of books and artic...

The Penguin Dictionary of the Theatre by Edited by John Russell Taylor

The Penguin Dictionary of the Theatre by Edited by John Russell Taylor

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New Penguin Dictionary of the Theatre by Edited by Jonathan Law

New Penguin Dictionary of the Theatre by Edited by Jonathan Law

The Penguin Dictionary of the Theatre provides a comprehensive and illuminating guide to the world of the theatre in over 5,000 thoroughly researches ...

The Penguin Dictionary of the Theatre by Jonathan Law

The Penguin Dictionary of the Theatre by Jonathan Law

The Penguin Dictionary of the Theatre provides a comprehensive and illuminating guide to the world of the theatre in over 5,000 thoroughly researches ...

Will and Me: How Shakespeare Took Over My Life by Dominic Dromgoole

Will and Me: How Shakespeare Took Over My Life by Dominic Dromgoole

'An absolute delight ... boozy, bawdy, generous-hearted ... utterly original and relishable' Sunday TimesShakespeare has always been ...

The Empty Space by Peter Brook

The Empty Space by Peter Brook

Adapted from a series of four lectures, originally delivered as the first of the Granada Northern Lectures Peter Brook's The Empty Space is ...

My Life in Three Acts by Helen Hayes

My Life in Three Acts by Helen Hayes

At the age of ninety, Helen Hayes, the acclaimed first lady of the American theatre, looks back on her life and her career. With wit and candor, she...

Scene Design and Stage Lighting by W.Oren Parker

Scene Design and Stage Lighting by W.Oren Parker

This established and respected text for courses in scene design and stage lighting offers a contemporary viewpoint from two experienced authors. This ...

The Harcourt Anthology of Drama by W. B. Worthen

The Harcourt Anthology of Drama by W. B. Worthen

Based on the best-selling Harcourt Anthology of Drama, the Brief Edition provides many of the important elements of that anthology but in a more strea...

The Essential Theatre by Oscar G. Brockett

The Essential Theatre by Oscar G. Brockett

This introductory text acquaints students with the theatre-its artistic and social functions, its development, and how each of the theatre arts functi...

The Drama and Theatre Arts Course Book by David Self

The Drama and Theatre Arts Course Book by David Self

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Royal Shakespeare Company: A History of Ten Decades by Sally Beauman

Royal Shakespeare Company: A History of Ten Decades by Sally Beauman

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O.U.D.S.: Centenary History of the Oxford University Dramatic Society, 1885-1985 by Humphrey Carpenter

O.U.D.S.: Centenary History of the Oxford University Dramatic Society, 1885-1985 by Humphrey Carpenter

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Shakespeare's Second Globe: The Missing Monument by C.Walter Hodges

Shakespeare's Second Globe: The Missing Monument by C.Walter Hodges

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre by Edited by John Russell Brown

The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre by Edited by John Russell Brown

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Tragedy: A Very Short Introduction by Adrian Poole

Tragedy: A Very Short Introduction by Adrian Poole

What do we mean by 'tragedy' in present-day usage? When we turn on the news, does a report of the latest atrocity have any connection with the masterp...

Oxford Companion to the Theatre by Edited by Phyllis Hartnoll

Oxford Companion to the Theatre by Edited by Phyllis Hartnoll

Completely revised and up to date, this concise version of the 4th edition of The Oxford Companion to the Theatre is an accessible handbook for the ...

The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre by Edited by John Russell Brown

The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre by Edited by John Russell Brown

This account of the history of theatre draws on the latest scholarly research to describe and celebrate theatre's greatest achievements over 4500 year...

Theatrical Anecdotes by Edited by Peter Hay

Theatrical Anecdotes by Edited by Peter Hay

At the first dress rehearsal of the revue Sigh No More, a young actor sprang onto the stage as 4th Harlequin. He had obviouslty never worn tights befo...

Broadway Anecdotes by Edited by Peter Hay

Broadway Anecdotes by Edited by Peter Hay

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