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Best Contemporary Monologues for Women 18-35

by Lawrence Harbison

<p>(Applause Acting Series). Lawrence Harbison has selected 100 terrific monologues for women from contemporary plays, all by characters between the ages of 18 and 35 perfect for auditions or class. There are comic monologues (laughs) and ...

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Beyond Failure

New Essays on the Cultural History of Failure in Theatre and Performance

by Tony Fisher & Eve Katsouraki

<p>In setting foot on stage, every performer risks the possiblity of failure. Indeed, the very performance of any human action is inextricable from its potential not to succeed. This inherent potential has become a key critical trope in ...

ISBN: 9781351247719

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Beyond Taboos

by Boireau

<p>This collection of essays covers the related areas of aesthetics and politics, both in the field of theatre and in everyday life. Each contributor seeks to illustrate how drama subverts the foundations of the accepted models of perception and

ISBN: 9781351227124

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Black Acting Methods

Critical Approaches

by Sharrell Luckett & Tia M. Shaffer

<p><em>Black Acting Methods</em> seeks to offer alternatives to the Euro-American performance styles that many actors find themselves working with. </p> <p>A wealth of contributions from directors, scholars and actor trainers address ...

ISBN: 9781317441212

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Black Women Playwrights

Visions on the American Stage

by Carol P. Marsh-Lockett

<p>First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &amp; Francis, an informa company.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781317944935

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Blackbirds

by Simon Startin

<p>Mayflower Street runs between Jamaica Road and the Thames in Bermondsey, South London. In 1939, 34 houses and 121 residents occupied the street. Between 1940 and 1941 bombs fell on 7 of these houses and at the end of war, the street – with ...

ISBN: 9781910798744

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Blacktino Queer Performance

by E. Patrick Johnson & Ramón H. Rivera-Servera

<p>Staging an important new conversation between performers and critics, <em>Blacktino Queer Performance</em> approaches the interrelations of blackness and Latinidad through a stimulating mix of theory and art. The collection contains nine ...

ISBN: 9780822374657

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Blood on the Stage, 1600 to 1800

Milestone Plays of Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem

by Amnon Kabatchnik

<p>Audiences throughout the centuries have always been drawn to theatrical productions that feature criminal activity. Playwrights from Sophocles to Anthony Shaffer have been more than willing to satisfy those cravings with productions that ...

ISBN: 9781538106167

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Blood on the Stage, 1800 to 1900

Milestone Plays of Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem

by Amnon Kabatchnik

<p>The history of theater is rife with tales of crime, suspense, and murder. The nineteenth century was no exception. Notable hallmarks of transgression drama during this century included the introduction of the melodrama, the first American ...

ISBN: 9781538106181

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Body and Ancestry: A multicultural proposal for art-dance-education

by Inaicyra Falcão Santos

<p>Within the boundaries of this work, the aim has been to draw up a proposal on dance-art education, seeking to recover aesthetic and mythical elements present in African-Brazilian tradition as a collective creation. The specific experience ...

ISBN: 9781370978502

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Boom

by Jean Tay

<p>Welcome to the surreal world of Boom, where civil servants wake the dead, corpses are terrified of cremation, old women are besieged in their homes, and Ah Bengs still dream of being Superman. Boom tells the story of an elderly woman and her ...

ISBN: 9789810755003

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Brainball

Teaching Inquiry Theater as a Team Sport

by Mickey Kolis, Benjamin H. Kolis & Tara Lorence

<p>This volume of the <em>Brainball</em> series gives the theater classroom teacher an intentional, sequenced process for creating inclusive theatre pedagogy that maximizes students’ learning. In addition, the <em>Brainball</em> technique offers

ISBN: 9781475834710

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Brian Friel

A Literary Companion

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

<p>Surveying the life, work and accolades of Irish playwright Brian Friel, this literary companion investigates his personal and professional relationships and his literary topics and themes, such as belonging, violence, patriarchy and ...

ISBN: 9781476627816

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Broadway Actors in Films, 1894–2015

by Roy Liebman

<p>Many Broadway stars appeared in Hollywood cinema from its earliest days. Some were 19th century stage idols who reprised famous roles on film as early as 1894. One was born as early as 1829. Another was cast in the performance during which ...

ISBN: 9781476626154

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Broadway Musical MVPs: 1960-2010

The Most Valuable Players of the Past 50 Seasons

by Peter Filichia

(Applause Books). Every year, Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Basketball Association, and the National Hockey League name a Most Valuable Player an MVP. The Broadway musical community doesn't. Oh, there are the ...

ISBN: 9781557839305

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Bunny Bunny

Gilda Radner - A Sort of Love Story

by Alan Zweibel

<p>(Applause Books). In a series of funny, tender, and touching dialogues, former Saturday Night Live writer Zweibel recalls his buddy-and-almost-lover friendship with SNL actress Gilda Radner, who died of ovarian cancer. Zweibel claims he ...

ISBN: 9781476844459

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Catch the Light for Intelligent Design

A Role-play Reading Story for Multiple Readers

by Dianna Cleveland & Frank Turek

<p>In “Catch the Light," evidence for Intelligent Design is taught through role-play reading similar to the format of a theatrical play. In this fun and entertaining fictional story, an atheist becomes engaged in a conversation about the origin ...

ISBN: 9781604769890

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Cervantes's Eight Interludes

by Miguel de Cervantes

<p>(Applause Books). Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) is Spain's most famous author, primarily because of his celebrated novel Don Quixote . His first love, however, was the theater, for which he wrote extensively. His Interludes , published 400 ...

ISBN: 9781495049682

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Character Costume Figure Drawing

Step-by-Step Drawing Methods for Theatre Costume Designers

by Tan Huaixiang

<p><em>Character Costume Figure Drawing</em> is an essential guide that will improve your drawing skills and costume renderings. Step-by-step visuals illustrate the how-tos of drawing body parts, costumes, accessories, faces, children, and ...

ISBN: 9781315452357

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Character Sketch

A Drawing Course for Costume Designers

by Helen Q Huang

<p><em>Character Sketch</em> outlines a theory of costume rendering that explores how a designer conceptualizes and creates a character on the page. Beginning with how to develop a sense of character through active, gestural poses, this book ...

ISBN: 9781317485865

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