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Fairies in Cabs

Comic and Curious Clippings From the Legendary Theatrical Paper "The Era", 1890-1900

by Julia D Atkinson

<p>A compilation of amusing, odd and sometimes downright bizarre extracts from Britain's leading theatrical newspaper. Oddball music hall acts, Sabbatarian landladies, squalid dressing-rooms, the dangers of public transport, the vexed question ...

ISBN: 9781999761035

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Farce

by Jessica Milner Davis

<p>Farce has always been relegated to the lowest rung of the ladder of dramatic genres. Distinctions between farce and more literary comic forms remain clouded, even in the light of contemporary efforts to rehabilitate this type of comedy. Is ...

ISBN: 9781351520232

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Fiction's Truth

The Consequence of Representing Human Suffering, Distress, and Violence in Performance

by Danielle Szlawieniec-Haw

<p><em>Fiction’s Truth</em> explores professional actors’ lived experiences of representing human suffering, distress, and violence.</p> <p>The book analyses the struggles, issues, and transformations professional actors face when dealing with ...

ISBN: 9780429946547

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Finding Roger

An Improbably Theatrical Love Story

by Rick Elice

<p>Rick Elice, author of Jersey Boys, Addams Family, and Peter and the Starcatcher for Broadway, has penned a heartbreaking memoir of his 34 years with the inimitable Roger Rees. Some may recognize Roger as Nicholas Nickleby and others will know

ISBN: 9781368002028

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Finishing Touches

A Play in Two Acts

by Stanley Hart

<p>Do you believe in love after AARP cards? Stanley Hart does! His current play, Finishing Touches, was first produced by Developing Acts, a division of Love Creek Productions, in New York in January of 2013. The playwright has won two Emmy ...

ISBN: 9781481749107

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Folk Theatre of Rajasthan

Introducing Three Marwari Khyal Plays Translated into English

by Dr. Cecil Thomas Ault Jr.

<p>Tom Ault has written a theatre ethnography that brings Rajasthans folk tradition of khyal to readers in both descriptions and translations of the plays, based on his many periods of research and hanging out with khyal players and ...

ISBN: 9781482888164

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Food and Theatre on the World Stage

by Dorothy Chansky & Ann Folino White

<p>Putting food and theatre into direct conversation, this volume focuses on how food and theatre have operated for centuries as partners in the performative, symbolic, and literary making of meaning. Through case studies, literary analyses, and

ISBN: 9781317618010

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For the Gay Stage

A Guide to 456 Plays, Aristophanes to Peter Gill

by Drewey Wayne Gunn

<p>Previous surveys of the gay theatrical repertoire have concentrated on plays produced on Broadway or in London’s West End. This comprehensive guide goes well beyond these earlier studies by introducing productions from Off Broadway, from ...

ISBN: 9781476628936

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Forbidden Acts

Pioneering Gay & Lesbian Plays of the 20th Century

by Ben Hodges

(Applause Books). Applause Theatre & Cinema Books is proud to announce the publication of the first collected anthology of gay and lesbian plays from the entire span of the twentieth century, sure to find wide acceptance by general readers and ...

ISBN: 9781476848365

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Forties and Fifties Fashion for the Stage

Patterns from Vintage Clothing

by Jessica Parr

<p><em>Forties and Fifties Fashion for the Stage: with Patterns from Vintage Clothing</em> provides instruction on how to recreate fashion from the 1940s and 1950s that withstands the vigorous demands of theatrical stage use. This book provides ...

ISBN: 9781351232456

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Four by Sondheim

by Stephen Sondheim

(Applause Books). The complete book and lyrics with set and costume designs, production photos, essays, cast lists and credits, awards for major productions, selected discographies, and much more! Includes the shows A Little Night Music , ...

ISBN: 9781557839855

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From Backpacks to Broadway

Children's Experiences in Musical Theatre

by Rekha S. Rajan

<p>Musical theater is a dynamic, collaborative art form, which encompasses music, theater, dance, and the visual arts. Traditionally associated with adult performers, musicals also have roles designated specifically for children. How then does ...

ISBN: 9781610485623

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From Boal to Jana Sanskriti: Practice and Principles

by Sanjoy Ganguly

<p>Jana Sanskriti is internationally recognised as the most iconic post-Boalian Theatre of the Oppressed operation in the world today.</p> <p>This fully illustrated book by the Bengali company's founder and artistic director Sanjoy Ganguly, ...

ISBN: 9781315405049

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Global Insights on Theatre Censorship

by Catherine O'Leary, Diego Santos Sánchez & Michael Thompson

<p>Theatre has always been subject to a wide range of social, political, moral, and doctrinal controls, with authorities and social groups imposing constraints on scripts, venues, staging, acting, and reception. Focusing on a range of countries ...

ISBN: 9781317500926

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Gold Stars and Purple Hearts

The True Story of a WWI & a WWII Veterans Familys Struggle to Accept Their Fate

by Dr. Lynne Payne Phillips

A coal miner, Don, drafted to fight with the elite Rainbow Division in WWI under General Douglas MacArthur; a pregnant wife with a toddler whose relationship with her mother-in-law is constantly strained; a mother whose love for her son had her ...

ISBN: 9781524627119

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Goldene Vliess, Das

by Franz Grillparzer

ISBN: 9781412163361

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Groucho Marx and Other Short Stories and Tall Tales

Selected Writings of Groucho Marx An Updated and Expanded Edition

by Robert S. Bader

<p>(Applause Books). Groucho Marx was a comic genius who starred on stage and in film, radio, and television. But he was also a gifted writer the author of a play, two screenplays, seven books, and over 100 articles and essays. This newly ...

ISBN: 9781557839213

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Hadda Padda

by Godmunder Kamban

ISBN: 9781412165174

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Hamlet

by William Shakespeare

<p>One of the greatest plays of all time, the compelling tragedy of the tormented young prince of Denmark continues to capture the imaginations of modern audiences worldwide. Confronted with evidence that his uncle murdered his father, and with ...

ISBN: 9780307807540

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Hamlet

by William Shakespeare

<p>Hamlet is Shakespeare’s most popular, and most puzzling, play. It follows the form of a “revenge tragedy,” in which the hero, Hamlet, seeks vengeance against his father’s murderer, his uncle Claudius, now the king of Denmark. Much of its ...

ISBN: 9788829568604

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