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An Acrobat of the Heart
A Physical Approach to Acting Inspired by the Work of Jerzy Grotowski
Written by Stephen Wangh


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 19, 2000
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-70672-1 (0-375-70672-0)

"The actor will do, in public, what is considered impossible." When the renowned Polish director Jerzy Grotowski began his 1967 American workshop with these words, his students were stunned. But within four weeks they themselves had experienced the "impossible."

In An Acrobat of the Heart, teacher-director-playwright Stephen Wangh reveals how Jerzy Grotowski's... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Buffalo Bill's America

Written by Louis S. Warren


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 5, 2006
Price: $17.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-72658-3 (0-375-72658-6)

William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody was the most famous American of his age. He claimed to have worked for the Pony Express when only a boy and to have scouted for General George Custer. But what was his real story? And how did a frontiersman become a worldwide celebrity?

In this... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Buffalo Bill's America
William Cody and the Wild West Show
Written by Louis S. Warren


Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 11, 2005
Price: $30.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-41216-5 (0-375-41216-6)

William Cody (1846–1917), a.k.a. Buffalo Bill, was the most famous American of his age. A child of the frontier Great Plains, Cody was renowned as a Pony Express rider, prospector, trapper, Civil War soldier, professional buffalo hunter, Indian fighter, cavalry scout, horseman, dime-novel hero, and actor. But Buffalo Bill’s greatest success... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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Man of La Mancha

Written by Dale Wasserman


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: October 12, 1966
Price: $11.00
ISBN: 978-0-394-40619-0 (0-394-40619-2)

Winner of the New York Drama Critics Award for Best Musical

"To me the most interesting aspect of the success of Man of La Mancha is the fact that it plows squarely upstream against the prevailing current of philosophy in the theater. That current is best identified by its catch-labels--Theater of the... Read more >
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The Wisdom of Insecurity
A Message for an Age of Anxiety
Written by Alan W. Watts


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-74120-2 (0-307-74120-6)

Alan W. Watts’s “message for an age of anxiety” is as powerful today as it was when this modern classic was first published.

We spend too much time trying to anticipate and plan for the future; too much time lamenting the past. We often miss the pleasures of the moment in our... Read more >
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