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Beyond a Joke

Inside the Dark World of Stand-up Comedy

by Bruce Dessau

<p><em>Beyond a Joke</em> is a celebration of comedy - one of the modern world's most dominant and compelling art forms - but it is also the story of comedy's dark side, homing in on the scandals that have surrounded some of light ...

ISBN: 9781409051794

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Big Deal

Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical

by Kevin Winkler

<p>Bob Fosse (1927-1987) is recognized as one of the most significant figures in post-World War II American musical theater. With his first Broadway musical, <em>The Pajama Game</em> in 1954, the "Fosse style" was already fully developed, with ...

ISBN: 9780199336814

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Blood, Sweat and Beers

Oz Rock from the Aztecs to Rose Tattoo

by Murray Engleheart

<p>The heavy hitters of Oz Rock - The Angels, Rose Tattoo and the Aztecs - this edition fully revised and updated It all began in the late 1960s when Lobby Loyde was blowing up amplifiers on such a regular basis that equipment had to be ...

ISBN: 9780730493860

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Blue Man World

by Blue Man Group

ISBN: 9780316395182

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Bobby Denise is Reigning Rampant

by Daniel Ross

<p>Bobby Denise feels no guilt for what he did. So please: stop asking him about it.</p> <p>In 1985, one of the best stage magicians in Las Vegas ended his career in front of a horrified paying audience. When Dusty, his prized white tiger, ...

ISBN: 9781912618897

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Bogie & Bacall

Love Lessons from a Legendary Romance

by Cindy De La Hoz

ISBN: 9780762457960

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Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of theTsars to Today

by Simon Morrison

On a freezing night in January 2013, an assailant hurled acid in the face of the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, Sergei Filin. The crime, organized by a lead soloist, dragged one of Russia's most illustrious institutions into scandal. ...

ISBN: 9780007576616

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Boys, Bass and Bother

Popular Dance and Identity in UK Drum ’n’ Bass Club Culture

by Jo Hall

<p>This book uses ethnographic research to examine the role of dance in the construction of identity in the distinctly British electronic dance music club culture of drum ’n’ bass. Dancing is revealed as the central way in which drum ’n’ bass ...

ISBN: 9781137375117

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Brazilian Bodies and Their Choreographies of Identification

Swing Nation

by Cristina F. Rosa

<p>Brazilian Bodies, and their Choreographies of Identification retraces the presence of a particular way of swaying the body that, in Brazil, is commonly known as ginga . Cristina Rosa its presence across distinct and specific realms: ...

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Brazilian Bodies and Their Choreographies of Identification

Swing Nation

by Dr Cristina F. Rosa

<p ><span style="font-style:italic;" >Brazilian Bodies and their Choreographies of Identification</span> retraces a method of swaying the body, particular to Brazil, which is commonly known as <span style="font-style:italic;" >ginga</span>. The ...

ISBN: 9781137462282

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Breathing for Peak Performance

Functional Exercises for Dance, Yoga, and Pilates

by Eric N. Franklin

<p>Most people give little thought to how they breathe—but if they want to have more energy, be more alert, and improve their exercise and sport performance, they should, says renowned author, dancer, and movement educator Eric ...

ISBN: 9781492587552

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British Dance: Black Routes

by Christy Adair & Ramsay Burt

<p>*British Dance, Black Routes *is an outstanding collection of writings which re-reads the achievements of Black British dance artists, and places them within a broad historical, cultural and artistic context.</p> <p>Until now discussion of ...

ISBN: 9781317429586

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British Pantomime Performance

British Pantomime Performance

by Millie Taylor

<p>This original analysis of contemporary British pantomime addresses the question of how pantomime creates a unique interactive relationship with, and potentially transformative experience for, its audiences.British This is an accessible and ...

ISBN: 9781841509877

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British Theatre and the Great War, 1914 - 1919

New Perspectives

by Andrew Maunder

<p><em>British Theatre and the Great War</em> examines how theatre in its various forms adapted itself to the new conditions of 1914-1918. Contributors discuss the roles played by the theatre industry. They draw on a range of source materials to

ISBN: 9781137402004

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Busking It

by Danusia Samal

<p>Cities are full of stories – it’s amazing what you hear if you stop and listen.</p> <p>Drawing on her decade of singing on the tube, Danusia Samal’s <em>Busking It</em> is a journey through the tunnels of the London Underground.</p> <p>A ...

ISBN: 9781786825568

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Butoh Dance Training

Secrets of Japanese Dance through the Alishina Method

by Juju Alishina

<p>Drawing on avant garde and classical Japanese dance traditions, the Alishina Method offers a systematized approach to Butoh dance training for the first time in its history. With practical instruction and fully illustrated exercises, this ...

ISBN: 9780857012265

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Carnival and Power

Play and Politics in a Crown Colony

by Vicki Ann Cremona

<p>This book shows how Carnival under British colonial rule became a locus of resistance as well as an exercise and affirmation of power. Carnival is both a space of theatricality and a site of politics, where the playful, participatory aspects ...

ISBN: 9783319706566

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Cecil B. DeMille

The Art of the Hollywood Epic

by Mark Vieira

ISBN: 9780762454907

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Celebrating Chinese Festivals

Collection of Holiday Tales, Poems and Activities

by Sanmul Tang

Through beautiful illustrations, <i>Celebrating Chinese Festivals</i> presents the most important and celebrated festivals of China, and explains the traditions, the delicious foods, the exciting activities and special customs that go with them!

ISBN: 9781602209619

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Chaplin's Music Hall

The Chaplins and their Circle in the Limelight

by Barry Anthony

<p>Charlie Chaplin grew up in and around the music hall. His parents, aunt and their friends all earned their precarious livings on the stage and Chaplin himself started out his career touring music halls with a dance troupe. His experiences of ...

ISBN: 9781786723857

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