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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Written by Stella Adler, Edited by Barry Paris
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679746997
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Eugene O'Neill, Thornton Wilder, Clifford Odets, William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, William Inge, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee
Written by Stella Adler
Edited by Barry Paris


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.95

Stella Adler was one of the most influential acting teachers of all time, a legendary force of nature whose generations of students include Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Anthony Quinn, Diana Ross, Robert De Niro, Warren Beatty, Annette Benning, and Mark Ruffalo.

This long-awaited companion to her book on the master European playwrights...

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Three Uses of the Knife
Three Uses of the Knife
Written by David Mamet
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ISBN: 9780804151085
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Three Uses of the Knife
On the Nature and Purpose of Drama
Written by David Mamet


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2013
Price: $9.99

The purpose of theater, like magic like religion…ids to inspire cleansing awe. With bracing directness and aphoristic authority, one of our greatest living playwrights addresses the questions: What makes good drama? And why does drama matter in an age that is awash in information and entertainment? David Mamet believes that the...

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The Girl Who Loved Camellias
The Girl Who Loved Camellias
Written by Julie Kavanagh
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ISBN: 9780307962249
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The Girl Who Loved Camellias
The Life and Legend of Marie Duplessis
Written by Julie Kavanagh


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $13.99

From the author of Nureyev, the definitive biography of the celebrated Russian dancer, now comes the astonishing and unknown story of Marie Duplessis, the courtesan who inspired Alexandre Dumas fils’s novel and play La dame aux camélias, Giuseppe Verdi’s opera La Traviata, George Cukor’s film Camille, and Frederick Ashton’s ballet Marguerite...

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The Girl Who Loved Camellias
The Girl Who Loved Camellias
Written by Julie Kavanagh
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ISBN: 9780307270795
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The Girl Who Loved Camellias
The Life and Legend of Marie Duplessis
Written by Julie Kavanagh


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $27.95

From the author of Nureyev, the definitive biography of the celebrated Russian dancer, now comes the astonishing and unknown story of Marie Duplessis, the courtesan who inspired Alexandre Dumas fils’s novel and play La dame aux camélias, Giuseppe Verdi’s opera La Traviata, George Cukor’s film Camille, and Frederick Ashton’s ballet Marguerite...

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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Written by Stella Adler, Edited by Barry Paris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679424437
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Eugene O'Neill, Thornton Wilder, Clifford Odets, William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, William Inge, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee
Written by Stella Adler
Edited by Barry Paris


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $27.95

“Don’t use your conscious past. Use your creative imagination to create a past that belongs to your character. I don’t want you to be stuck with your own life. It’s too little.”
 
“You must get beneath the words before you can say them. The text must be in you. It... Read more >
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Written by Stella Adler, Edited by Barry Paris
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ISBN: 9780307800428
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Eugene O'Neill, Thornton Wilder, Clifford Odets, William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, William Inge, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee
Written by Stella Adler
Edited by Barry Paris


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $15.99

In her long-awaited book, the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler gives us her extraordinary insights into the work of Henrik Ibsen (“The creation of the modern theater took a genius like Ibsen . . . Miller and Odets, Inge and O’Neill, Williams and Shaw, swallowed the whole of him”), August Strindberg... Read more >
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Brecht and Method
Brecht and Method
Written by Fredric Jameson
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ISBN: 9781844676774
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Brecht and Method

Written by Fredric Jameson


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2011
Price: $15.95

The legacy of Bertolt Brecht is much contested, whether by those who wish to forget or to vilify his politics, but his stature as the outstanding political playwright and poet of the twentieth century is unforgettably established in this major critical work. Fredric Jameson elegantly dissects the intricate connections between Brecht’s... Read more >
The Theatre of the Absurd
The Theatre of the Absurd
Written by Martin Esslin
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ISBN: 9780307548016
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The Theatre of the Absurd

Written by Martin Esslin


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $13.99

In 1953, Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot premiered at a tiny avant-garde theatre in Paris; within five years, it had been translated into more than twenty languages and seen by more than a million spectators. Its startling popularity marked the emergence of a new type of theatre whose proponents—Beckett, Ionesco, Genet... Read more >
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Stardust Lost
Stardust Lost
Written by Stefan Kanfer
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ISBN: 9780307547477
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Stardust Lost
The Triumph, Tragedy, and Meshugas of the Yiddish Theater in America
Written by Stefan Kanfer


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $13.99

In Stardust Lost, Stefan Kanfer brings the colorful Yiddish stage roaring back to life.

Born of ancient traditions stretching back to the drama of the Old Testament, the Yiddish theater was a vibrant part of the immigrant experience. Kanfer invokes the energy, belief, and pure chutzpah it took to establish and... Read more >
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Shakespeare and Co.
Shakespeare and Co.
Written by Stanley Wells
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ISBN: 9780307497826
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Shakespeare and Co.
Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Dekker, Ben Jonson, Thomas Middleton, John Fletcher and the Other Players in His Story
Written by Stanley Wells


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $14.99

From the dean of Shakespeare studies comes a lively, entertaining work of biography that firmly locates Shakespeare within the hectic, exilarating world in which he lived and worked.Theatre in Shakespeare's day was a growth industry. Everyone knew everyone else, and they all sought to learn, borrow, or steal from one another... Read more >
Stardust Lost
Stardust Lost
Written by Stefan Kanfer
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ISBN: 9781400078035
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Stardust Lost
The Triumph, Tragedy, and Meshugas of the Yiddish Theater in America
Written by Stefan Kanfer


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $16.95

In Stardust Lost, Stefan Kanfer brings the colorful Yiddish stage roaring back to life.

Born of ancient traditions stretching back to the drama of the Old Testament, the Yiddish theater was a vibrant part of the immigrant experience. Kanfer invokes the energy, belief, and pure chutzpah it took to establish and... Read more >
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