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A Moment Towards the End of the Play'

An Autobiography

by Timothy West

<p>Known - and loved - for his many TV appearances in <em>Brass</em> and as the embodiment of Edward VII, Thomas Beecham and Winston Churchill, Timothy West has led a charmed life as an actor, moving effortlessly between TV and stage, film and ...

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A Musician’s Paradox: The Ups, Downs, and Ebb and Flow of Being a Pensive Musician

by Ty Kiernan

<p>Being a musician can often be a paradoxical experience. On the one hand, playing music is a transcendent, uplifting experience that can take the musician to almost otherworldly heights. Yet on the other, the rhythmic connection of musician, ...

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A Quicker Way for Getting Any Girl You Desire Easily Without Getting Rejected

by Dave Beck

<p>Talking to girls can be one of the most intimidating things that a young guy can do. You don't want to sound stupid, you don't want to say anything stupid, and ultimately, you want the girl to like you and keep wanting to talk to you. There's

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A Story of Secrets and War

by Trevor Jordan

A entertaining drama about the life of a young man who is on a quest to find purpose in the world but life just keeps getting in the way at every turn. A book you will not want to put down ...

ISBN: 9781329933194

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Abandoned Images

Film and Film's End

by Stephen Barber

<p>Broadway Avenue in downtown Los Angeles contains an extraordinary collection of twelve abandoned film palaces, all built between 1910 and 1931. In most cities worldwide such a concentration of original cinema houses would have been demolished

ISBN: 9781861897206

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ABC Scripts

by Deborah Shucart

ABC Scripts is a series of twenty six scripts each written for two characters that takes short and snappy looks at life. Each script uses a revolving alphabet system and is independent of the others in the series. The subjects written about are ...

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About Time: The Unsung Genius of Steve Winwood

by Chuck Sullivan

<p>Steve Winwood has been creating his own form of R&amp;B genres for over 50 years, and is an international star. His music includes blues, folk, rock, funk, pop and most recently Latin rhythms. His immediately recognizable blue-eyed soulful ...

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Acting Comedy

by Christopher Olsen

<p>Despite being roundly cited as much harder to perform than its dramatic counterpart, comic acting is traditionally seen as a performance genre that can’t be taught. At best it is often described as a skill that can only be learned &quot;on ...

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ACTING FOR NON-ACTORS

A Handbook About Employing Acting Skills to Succeed in Business and Social Like and to Better Speak the English Language

by Sidney Eden

<p>Octogenarian author, SIDNEY EDEN, has acted with, directed, and, as a producer, presented some of</p> <p>the biggest stars in stage, film and televsion. He created a class called ACTING FOR NON-ACTORS, in NYC in 1982 and the title has been ...

ISBN: 9780996808637

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Acting in the Academy

The History of Professional Actor Training in US Higher Education

by Peter Zazzali

<p>There are over 150 BFA and MFA acting programs in the US today, nearly all of which claim to prepare students for theatre careers. Peter Zazzali contends that the curricula of these courses represent an ethos that is as outdated as it is ...

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Acting on the Script

by Bruce Miller

<p>(Applause Books). Mastery of craft depends on repetition: the more opportunities student actors have to be guided through analyzing scripts, the more likely they are to develop a reliable process for making choices when the time comes to work

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Acting, Spectating and the Unconscious

A psychoanalytic perspective on unconscious mechanisms of identification in spectating and acting in the theatre.

by Maria Grazia Turri

<p>From Aristotle’s theory of tragic katharsis onwards, theorists of the theatre have long engaged with the question of what spectatorship entails. This question has, directly or indirectly, often been extended to the investigation of ...

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Actresses and Mental Illness

Histrionic Heroines

by Fiona Gregory

<p><em>Actresses and Mental Illness</em> investigates the relationship between the work of the actress and her personal experience of mental illness, from the late nineteenth through to the end of twentieth century. Over the past two decades ...

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Adapted from the Original

Essays on the Value and Values of Works Remade for a New Medium

by Laurence Raw

<p>? Critics and audiences often judge films, books and other media as “great” —but what does that really mean? This collection of new essays examines the various criteria by which degrees of greatness (or not-so) are constructed—whether by ...

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Adapturgy

The Dramaturg's Art and Theatrical Adaptation

by Jane Barnette

<p>Dramaturg Jane Barnette has put together an essential guide for theatre scholars and practitioners seeking to understand and participate in the process of adaptation for the stage. Employing the term “adapturgy”—her neologism for the art of ...

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Advance Your Swagger

How to Use Manners, Confidence, and Style to Get Ahead

by Fonzworth Bentley

“My manners were the first ingredient that set me apart from my peers,” notes the suave and stylish Fonzworth Bentley, Sean “Diddy” Combs’s former personal assistant and a celebrity in his own right. Now, in this one-of-a-kind book, Bentley ...

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After Live

Possibility, Potentiality, and the Future of Performance

by Daniel A Sack

<p>In the dark of the blackout before the curtain rises, the theater holds its many worlds suspended on the verge of appearance. How can a performance sustain this sense of potentiality that grounds all live production? Or if a stage-world does ...

ISBN: 9780472121427

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After Lunch with Frank O'Hara

by Craig Cotter

<p>Inspired by poet Frank O’Hara’s Lunch Poems, Craig Cotter’s fourth collection of poetry, After Lunch with Frank O’Hara, assembles 51 poems, each as out, unapologetic, and inventive as those of the late poet’s. This collection also features an

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Agnes Moorehead on Radio, Stage and Television

by Axel Nissen

<p>In a career spanning six decades, Agnes Moorehead (1900–1974) was perhaps unique among 20th-century American actresses in making her name in four entertainment media—radio, theater, film and television—after age 40. Focusing on 25 of her most

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Ajit Doval - The Indian Spy Master - 40 Facts

by Komar MV

Ajit Doval! The Indian spy master! He is the guiding light of Indian security. From Dawood Ibrahim to Laldenga, no one can escape from his sketch. A smart gentleman, who can disguise himself in various ways and shoots himself into the enemy ...

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