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Period Reproduction Buckram Hats

The Costumer’s Guide

by Crystal G. Herman

<p>Whether you’re in a professional or a community theatre, part of a historical re-enactment, or teaching costume construction, a well-made hat provides a much-needed finishing touch to a costume. <em>Period Reproduction Buckram Hats: The ...

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Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp

A History of Art in Nature

by Dagny McKinley

<p>In 1914, Charlotte Perry and Portia Mansfield envisioned a secluded institution nestled in the mountains, where art and nature could intersect. By the 1920s, their remote Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School &amp; Camp in Steamboat Springs ...

ISBN: 9781439661741

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Persians

by Aeschylus

<p>Persians by Aeschylus is the oldest surviving play in the history of theatre. The story takes place in Susa, one of the capitals of the Persian Empire at that time. The Chorus of old men of Susa are awaiting news of King Xerxes’ expedition ...

ISBN: 9788834126998

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Peter Grimes

by Sam Kinchin-Smith

<p> ã `Who can turn skies back and begin again?' -Peter ã This book contends that Peter Grimes, widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential operas of the 20th century, is also one of the British theatre's finest `lost' plays. ...

ISBN: 9781317192787

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Phèdre

by Jean Racine

<p>Phèdre (originally Phèdre et Hippolyte) is a dramatic tragedy in five acts written in alexandrine verse by Jean Racine, first performed in 1677.<br /> With Phèdre, Racine chose once more a subject from Greek mythology, already treated by ...

ISBN: 9788827597507

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Philoctetes

by Sophocles

<p>The winner of the Festival of Dionysus in 409 BC, 'Philoctetes' describes the attempt by Neoptolemus and Odysseus to bring disabled master archer, Philoctetes, with them to Troy. The play covers several deep, contentious themes, including ...

ISBN: 9781515413073

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physics and metaphysics

the grotesque soliloquy of an amoral politician

by Baltasar

<p>...The bathroom, .... you know, the loo, yes, that’s it... The more I seclude myself in a hole <em>I’m familiar with</em>, the better. The loo is the only environment in which I can feel relatively serene.<br /> Ah, ... fear, terror, ... the

ISBN: 9788827518762

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Playing Boal

by Cohen-Cruz, Jan

<P><EM>Playing Boal</EM>&nbsp;examines the techniques in application of Augusto Boal, creator of Theatre of the Oppressed, Brazilian theatre maker and political activist. </P> <P>This text looks at the use of the Theatre of the Oppressed ...

ISBN: 9781134884704

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Playing Offstage

The Theater as a Presence or Factor in the Real World

by Gigi Argyropoulou, S. P. Cerasano, Lance Duerfahrd & others

<p>Fourteen scholars who work on campus or in the theater address this issue of what it means to play offstage. With their individual definition of what “offstage” could mean, the results were, predictably, varied. They employed a variety of ...

ISBN: 9781498549752

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Plays

Volume Iii

by K. G. Bell

<p>This volume of plays excites the mind with a smooth unveiling of dramatic tensions, full of awesome rhythms. The plots are intimate and realistic, embracing much fury, romance, action and intrigue that blend to unfold the gripping stories. ...

ISBN: 9781524620813

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Plays from Mythology

Grades 4-6

by L. E. McCullough

<p>These original plays recreate the enchantment of the story hour, with humorous and adventurous dramatizations of classic fairy tales and mythology from around the world - knights and damsels in distress, ogres, genies, talking animals, giant ...

ISBN: 6230000001821

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Political Acts: Women in Northern Irish Theatre, 1921-2012

by Coffey, Fiona Coleman

<p>Since the establishment of the Northern Irish state in 1921, theatre has often captured and reflected the political, social, and cultural changes that the North has experienced. From the mid-twentieth century, theatre has played a ...

ISBN: 9780815653882

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Political Stages

Plays That Shaped a Century

by Emily Mann & David Roessel

(Applause Books). Warning: The plays of Political Stages do not make for a quiet evening of theatre. These are the plays which got audiences out of their seats, and sometimes out into the streets. Their words and ideas rumbled ominously down the

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Principles of Dramaturgy

by Robert Scanlan

<p>In <em>Principles of Dramaturgy</em>, Robert Scanlan explains the invariant principles behind the construction of stage and performance events of any style or modality.</p> <p>This book contains all that is essential for training a ...

ISBN: 9781351628716

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Prometheus Bound

by Aeschylus

<p>Kratos (Strength), Bia (violence), and the smith-god Hephaestus chain the Titan Prometheus to a mountain in the Caucasus. Prometheus is being punished not only for stealing fire, but also for thwarting Zeus's plan to obliterate the human ...

ISBN: 9788834126325

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Provocation in Popular Culture

by Bim Mason

<p>What role can provocation play in the process of renewal, both of individuals and of societies? <em>Provocation in Popular Culture</em> is an investigation into the practice of specific provocateurs and the wider nature of cultural ...

ISBN: 9781317527978

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Provocative Eloquence

Theater, Violence, and Antislavery Speech in the Antebellum United States

by Laura L Mielke

<p>In the mid-19th century, rhetoric surrounding slavery was permeated by violence. Slavery’s defenders often used brute force to suppress opponents, and even those abolitionists dedicated to pacifism drew upon visions of widespread destruction.

ISBN: 9780472124374

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Public Women in British India

Icons and the Urban Stage

by Rimli Bhattacharya

<p>This book foregrounds the subjectivity of ‘acting women’ amidst violent debates on femininity and education, livelihood and labour, sexuality and marriage. It looks at the emergence of the stage actress as an artist and an ideological ...

ISBN: 9780429016554

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Pygmalion

by George Bernard Shaw

<p>Pygmalion is a play by George Bernard Shaw, named after a Greek mythological figure. It was first presented on stage to the public in 1913.<br /> In ancient Greek mythology, Pygmalion fell in love with one of his sculptures, which then came ...

ISBN: 1230003167007

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Pygmalion

by Bernard Shaw

<p>Though Pygmalion, legendary figure of Cyprus, is the Greek version of the Phoenician royal name Pumayyaton, he is most familiar from Ovid's narrative poem Metamorphoses, in which Pygmalion was a sculptor who fell in love with a statue he had ...

ISBN: 9788892691360

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