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Sarah Kane's 4.48 Psychosis

by Glenn D'Cruz

<p>&quot;Everything passes/Everything perishes/Everything palls&quot; – <em>4.48 Psychosis</em></p> <p>How on earth do you award aesthetic points to a 75-minute suicide note? The question comes from a review of <em>4.48 Psychosis</em>’ ...

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Scenic Automation Handbook

by Gareth Conner

<p>Scenic automation has earned a reputation of being complicated and cantankerous, a craft best left to the elite of our industry. Not sure of the difference between a VFD, PLC, or PID? If you have dreamed of choreographing scene changes with ...

ISBN: 9781317532040

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Secrets of Acting Shakespeare

The Original Approach

by Patrick Tucker

<p><em>Secrets of Acting Shakespeare</em> isn’t a book that gently instructs. It is a passionate, yes-you-can guide designed to prove that anybody can act Shakespeare.</p> <p>Patrick Tucker’s classic manual encourages trained and amateur actors

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Seeds of Modern Drama

by Norris Houghton

(Applause Books). Five great forces Checkhov, Hauptmann, Ibsen, Strindberg and Zola dramatists whose work define, embrace and transcend the trends and genres of the modern stage, meet here in this extraordinary exhibition of their sustained and ...

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Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore

by Luigi Pirandello

<p>Quale autore potrà mai dire come e perché un personaggio gli sia nato nella fantasia? Il mistero della creazione artistica è il mistero stesso della nascita naturale. Può una donna, amando, desiderare di diventar madre; ma il desiderio da ...

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Seminar: A New Comedy

by Theresa Rebeck

<p>Nominee! 2012 Drama League Award for Distinguished Production of a Play </p> <p>In Seminar, a provocative comedy from Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck, four aspiring young novelists sign up for private writing classes with Leonard (JEFF

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Sense of Occasion

by Harold Prince

(Applause Books). In this fast-moving, candid, conversational, and entertaining memoir, Harold Prince, the most honored director in the history of the American theater (22 Tony Awards and counting), looks back over his 70-year (and counting!) ...

ISBN: 9781540004833

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Sensory Experience and the Metropolis on the Jacobean Stage (1603–1625)

by Hristomir A. Stanev

<p>At the turn of the seventeenth century, Hristomir Stanev argues, ideas about the senses became part of a dramatic and literary tradition in England, concerned with the impact of metropolitan culture. Drawing upon an archive of early modern ...

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Serious Fun

The Power of Improvisation for Learning and Life

by Ruth Yamamoto

<p>The importance of play and fun to people’s lives cannot be stressed enough in today’s cultural climate of high stress, high stakes, and competition. One activity that gains recognition and credibility as both fun and transformative is ...

ISBN: 9780761868545

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Seven against Thebes

by Aeschylus

<p>When the shamed Oedipus stepped down as king of Thebes, he gave the kingdom to his two sons, Eteocles and Polynices, on the understanding that they would alternate the throne every year. However, after the first year, Eteocles refuses to step

ISBN: 9788834127636

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Seven Plays with a Light Touch 5 + 2

by Blicq, Ron

Here are six one-act dramas and comedies, ranging in length from 10 to 65 minutes, plus a full-length musical based on the collaboration between W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan in their mostly happy but sometimes argumentative creation of the ...

ISBN: 9781460270462

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Sex on Stage: Gender and Sexuality in Post-War British Theatre

by Wyllie, Andrew

In the post-war period, theatre provided an important critique of the way in which British society engaged with issues of the politics of gender and sexuality. Sex on Stage examines how British playwrights brought gender politics including ...

ISBN: 9781841502922

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Shadow Puppets and Shadow Play

by David Currell

<p>Shadow Puppets and Shadow Play is a comprehensive guide to the design, construction and manipulation and presentation of shadow puppets, considered by many to be the oldest puppet theatre tradition. Traditional shadow play techniques, ...

ISBN: 9781785000621

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SHAKARA

dance-hall queen

by Tess Onwueme

<p><strong>Shakara</strong> <strong>is 17 years-old and a school drop-out, who can no longer stand her poor mother with her “born-again” sister as squatters in a shanty, where the single mother toils to raise them with her meager income from ...

ISBN: 9780996985680

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Shakespeare and Commedia dell'Arte

Play by Play

by Artemis Preeshl

<p><em>Shakespeare and Commedia dell’Arte</em> examines the ongoing influence of commedia dell’arte on Shakespeare’s plays.</p> <p>Exploring the influence of <em>commedia dell’arte</em> improvisation, sight gags, and wordplay on the development

ISBN: 9781317230403

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Shakespeare in Three Dimensions

The Dramaturgy of Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet

by Robert Blacker

<p>In <em>Shakespeare in Three Dimensions</em>, Robert Blacker asks us to set aside what we think we know about Shakespeare and rediscover his plays on the page, and as Shakespeare intended, in the rehearsal room and in performance. That process

ISBN: 9781351978996

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Shakespeare's Tragic Justice

by C. J. Sisson

<p>The problem of justice seems to have haunted Shakespeare as it haunted Renaissance Christendom. In this book, first published in 1963, four aspects of the problems of justice in action in Shakespeare’s great tragedies are explored. This study

ISBN: 9781315306377

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Shaping Shakespeare for Performance

The Bear Stage

by Alan Armstrong, Sybille Bruun, Annalisa Castaldo & others

<p><em>Shaping Shakespeare for Performance: The Bear Stage</em> collects significant work from the 2013 Blackfriars Conference. The conference, sponsored by the American Shakespeare Center, brings together scholars, actors, directors, ...

ISBN: 9781611477856

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Shattering Hamlet's Mirror

Theatre and Reality

by Marvin Carlson

<p>Theatrical playing, Hamlet famously averred, holds a mirror up to nature. But unlike the reflections in the mirror, the theater’s images are composed of real objects, most notably bodies, that have an independent existence outside the world ...

ISBN: 9780472121861

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Singing and Dancing to The Book of Mormon

Critical Essays on the Broadway Musical

by Marc Edward Shaw & Holly Welker

<p>One of the most successful shows in Broadway history, <em>The Book of Mormon</em> broke box office records when it debuted in 2011 and received nine Tony awards, including Best Musical. A collaboration between Trey Parker and Matt Stone ...

ISBN: 9781442266773

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