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Bum Rush the Page
Bum Rush the Page
Edited by Tony Medina and Louis Reyes Rivera
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307565648
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Bum Rush the Page
A Def Poetry Jam
Edited by Tony Medina and Louis Reyes Rivera


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2009
Price: $13.99

Bum Rush the Page is a groundbreaking collection, capturing the best new work from the poets who have brought fresh energy, life, and relevance to American poetry.

“Here is a democratic orchestration of voices and visions, poets of all ages, ethnicities, and geographic locations coming together to create a dialogue and to... Read more >
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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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Mainly on Directing
Mainly on Directing
Written by Arthur Laurents
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307270887
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Mainly on Directing
Gypsy, West Side Story, and Other Musicals
Written by Arthur Laurents


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $25.00

From Arthur Laurents, playwright, screenwriter, director—a mesmerizing book about theater, the art, the artist, the insider, the outsider—and the making of two of the greatest musicals of the American stage, West Side Story and Gypsy. It is a book profoundly enriched by the author’s two loves, love for the theater and... Read more >
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Mainly on Directing
Mainly on Directing
Written by Arthur Laurents
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ISBN: 9780307273420
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Mainly on Directing

Written by Arthur Laurents


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $14.99

From Arthur Laurents, playwright, screenwriter, director—a mesmerizing book about theater, the art, the artist, the insider, the outsider—and the making of two of the greatest musicals of the American stage, West Side Story and Gypsy. It is a book profoundly enriched by the author’s two loves, love for the theater and... Read more >
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John Osborne
John Osborne
Written by John Heilpern
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ISBN: 9780307557179
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John Osborne
The Many Lives of the Angry Young Man
Written by John Heilpern


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2009
Price: $13.99

John Osborne, the original Angry Young Man, shocked and transformed British theater in the 1950s with his play Look Back in Anger. This startling biography–the first to draw on the secret notebooks in which he recorded his anguish and depression–reveals the notorious rebel in all his heartrending complexity.

Through a working-class... Read more >
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John Osborne
John Osborne
Written by John Heilpern
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ISBN: 9780375702952
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John Osborne
The Many Lives of the Angry Young Man
Written by John Heilpern


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $16.95

John Osborne, the original Angry Young Man, shocked and transformed British theater in the 1950s with his play Look Back in Anger. This startling biography–the first to draw on the secret notebooks in which he recorded his anguish and depression–reveals the notorious rebel in all his heartrending complexity.

Through a working-class... Read more >
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How to Be a Working Actor, 5th Edition
How to Be a Working Actor, 5th Edition
Written by Mari Lyn Henry and Lynne Rogers, Foreword by Joe Mantegna
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823088959
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How to Be a Working Actor, 5th Edition
The Insider's Guide to Finding Jobs in Theater, Film & Television
Written by Mari Lyn Henry and Lynne Rogers
Foreword by Joe Mantegna


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2007
Price: $19.95

The celebrated survival guide for the working actor - now completely updated and expanded with a foreword by Tony award-winning actor Joe Mantegna!

Renowned for more than two decades as the most comprehensive resource for actors, How to Be a Working Actor is a must-read for achieving success in The Business. Now... Read more >
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The Ultimate Scene and Monologue Sourcebook, Updated and Expanded Edition
The Ultimate Scene and Monologue Sourcebook, Updated and Expanded Edition
Edited by Ed Hooks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823099498
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The Ultimate Scene and Monologue Sourcebook, Updated and Expanded Edition
An Actor's Reference to Over 1,000 Scenes and Monologues from More than 300 Contemporary Plays
Edited by Ed Hooks


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $19.95

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Stardust Lost
Stardust Lost
Written by Stefan Kanfer
Format: Trade Paperback
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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William Shakespeare Complete Works
William Shakespeare Complete Works
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679642954
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William Shakespeare Complete Works

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Hardcover, 2560 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $75.00

FROM THE WORLD FAMOUS ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY, THE FIRST AUTHORITATIVE, MODERNIZED, AND CORRECTED EDITION OF SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST FOLIO IN THREE CENTURIES.

Skillfully assembled by Shakespeare’s fellow actors in 1623, the First Folio was the original Complete Works. It is arguably the most important literary work in the English language. But starting with... Read more >
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The Age of Shakespeare
The Age of Shakespeare
Written by Frank Kermode
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974331
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The Age of Shakespeare

Written by Frank Kermode


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $14.00

In The Age of Shakespeare, Frank Kermode uses the history and culture of the Elizabethan era to enlighten us about William Shakespeare and his poetry and plays. Opening with the big picture of the religious and dynastic events that defined England in the age of the Tudors, Kermode takes the reader... Read more >
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The Open Door
The Open Door
Written by Peter Brook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400077878
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The Open Door

Written by Peter Brook


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2005
Price: $15.00

From King Lear to the Tragedy of Carmen, from Marat/Sade to the epic Mahabharata, Peter Brook has reinvented modern theatre, not once but again and again. In The Open Door the visionary director and theorist offers a lucid, comprehensive exposition of the philosophy that underlies his work.

It is a philosophy... Read more >
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