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An Act of Theatre

Will I? and Three Minutes to Silence: Two One-Act Plays That Your Audience Will Be Talking About for Months.

by Daniel N. Slowik

Presented here are two unique one-act plays. Originally written for competitions at the middle school level, they have both continued to great success with audiences of all ages. "Will I?" explores terminal illness. Your audience will experience

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An Actor's Work

by Konstantin Stanislavski

<p>Stanislavski’s ‘system’ has dominated actor-training in the West since his writings were first translated into English in the 1920s and 30s. His systematic attempt to outline a psycho-physical technique for acting single-handedly ...

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An Enemy of the People

by Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen wrote this dark social satire as a response to the outrage sparked by his previous play, Ghosts, which contained allusions to the spread of syphilis in the community and called attention to hypocrisy in Victorian morality. In An ...

ISBN: 9781681059853

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An Ideal Husband

by Oscar Wilde

<p>An Ideal Husband is an 1895 comedic stage play by Oscar Wilde which revolves around blackmail and political corruption, and touches on the themes of public and private honor. The action is set in London, in &quot;the present&quot;, and takes ...

ISBN: 9788826492766

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An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance

Volume Two - From the Industrial Revolution to the Digital Age

by Robert Leach

<p><em>An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance</em> chronicles the history and development of theatre from the Roman era to the present day. As the most public of arts, theatre constantly interacted with changing social, ...

ISBN: 9780429873331

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Analytic Philosophy and the World of the Play

by Michael Y. Bennett

<p>Theatrical characters’ dual existence on stage and in text presents a unique, challenging case for the analytical philosopher.</p> <p><em>Analytic Philosophy and the World of the Play re-examines the ontological status of theatre and its ...

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Ancient Greek and Contemporary Performance: Collected Essays

by Ley, Professor Graham

<p><p><BR>This collection of essays connects antiquity with the present by debating the current conceptions of performance theory and the insistence on a limited version of &lsquo;the contemporary&rsquo;. These essays explore historical ...

ISBN: 9780859899642

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Anne Bancroft

The Life and Work

by Peter Shelley

<p>Anne Bancroft (1931–2005) was an American film, television and stage actress, stage producer and film director. Respected for her acting prowess and versatility, she won the “Triple Crown”—an Oscar, a Tony and an Emmy. Her stage portrayal of ...

ISBN: 9781476628585

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Annuska

by Gárdonyi Géza

<p>A nagy író kezében arannyá válik, amihez hozzányul. Gárdonyi egy-egy ritka kirándulása a színmu területére páratlan remekmuvekben jut kifejezésre. Az Annuska vidéki történet. Egyszeru, természetes, vonzó, csupa deru, csupa napsugár és ...

ISBN: 9789634533207

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Answers from "The Working Actor"

Two Backstage Columnists Share Ten Years of Advice

by Jackie Apodaca & Michael Kostroff

<p>For nearly a decade, Jackie Apodaca and Michael Kostroff shared duties as advice columnists for the actors’ trade paper, <em>Backstage</em>. Their highly popular weekly feature, &quot;The Working Actor,&quot; fielded questions from actors all

ISBN: 9781351839136

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Antony and Cleopatra

by William Shakespeare

<p>A magnificent drama of love and war, this riveting tragedy presents one of Shakespeare's greatest female characters—the seductive, cunning Egyptian queen Cleopatra. The Roman leader Mark Antony, a virtual prisoner of his passion for her, is a

ISBN: 9780307807984

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Ariane Mnouchkine

by Judith Miller

<p>Over the last forty years, French director Ariane Mnouchkine and her theater collective, Le Théâtre du Soleil, have devised a form of research and creation that is both engaged with contemporary history and committed to reinvigorating theater

ISBN: 9781351174886

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As You Like It

by William Shakespeare

<p>This wisely funny comedy, which contains some of Shakespeare’s loveliest poetry, contrasts a court’s world of envy and rivalry with a forest’s world of compassion and harmony. In the Forest of Arden, the banished young heroine, Rosalind, ...

ISBN: 9780307417077

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As You Like It

by William Shakespeare

<p>**The Signet Classics edition of William Shakespeare's comedic play about two enduring human illusions—the dream of a simple life and the ideal of romantic love. **</p> <p>Banished from her uncle's court, young princess Rosalind disguises ...

ISBN: 9781440628450

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Asymmetrical - Motion

Notes on pedagogy and movement

by Lucas Condró & Pablo Messiez

<p>Lucas Condró and Pablo Messiez gather in this essay a set of notes on pedagogy and movement, result from their long experience giving workshops on the work with the body.</p> <p>Lucas Condró (Buenos Aires, 1977), dancer, choreographer and ...

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At This Theatre

Revised and Updated Edition

by Louis Botto & Robert Viagas

<p>(Applause Books). Theatregoers' favorite history of Broadway is back in an updated and expanded 2010 edition including more than 500 color production photos, vintage archival photos, and Playbill covers from all forty currently operating ...

ISBN: 9781476850276

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Audience as Performer

The changing role of theatre audiences in the twenty-first century

by Caroline Heim

<p>'Actors always talk about what the audience does. I don’t understand, we are just sitting here.'</p> <p><em>Audience as Performer proposes that in the theatre, there are two troupes of performers: the actors and the audience. Although ...

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Auditioning For Acting Training Programs

by Elizabeth Terrel

<p>Auditioning for Actor Training Programs guides the reader through the audition process step by step. Not only will you gain insight into what happens in the audition room itself, but you will learn how to most effectively prepare - ...

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Auditioning for Musical Theatre

by Denny Berry

<p><em>Auditioning for Musical Theatre</em> demystifies the process of giving the best possible professional audition for a role in a musical. It is the result of Denny Berry’s own experience, sitting &quot;behind the audition desk&quot; for 30 ...

ISBN: 9780429789564

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Augusto Boal

by Frances Babbage

<p>This newly-updated volume looks at the scope of Augusto Boal's career from his early work as a playwright and director in Sao Paulo in the 1950s, to the development of his ground-breaking manifesto in the 1970s for a 'Theatre of the ...

ISBN: 9780429939433

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