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Actor and the Target

Thorougly revised, second edition of one of the most successful theatre books ever published by NHB - a definitive guide to acting. "The Actor and the Target" offers a fresh and radical approach to ac..

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Actor Training

Actor Training expands on Alison Hodge's highly-acclaimed and best-selling Twentieth Century Actor Training. This exciting second edition radically updates the original book making it even more valuab..

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Actor's Art and Craft: William Esper Teaches the Meisner Technique

William Esper, one of the leading acting teachers of our time, explains and extends Sanford Meisner's legendary technique, offering a clear, concrete, step-by-step approach to becoming a truly creativ..

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Actor's Work : Routledge Classics

Stanislavski's 'system' has dominated actor-training in the West since his writings were first translated into English in the 1920s and 30s. His systematic attempt to outline a psycho-physical techniq..

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Angels in America: Parts One and Two

Part One of "Angels in America", subtitled "Millennium Approaches", erupted on to the stage of the National Theatre in January 1992. Part Two, "Perestroika", followed in November 1993. Since then "Ang..

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Attempts On Her Life

Martin Crimp's 17 scenarios for the theatre, shocking and hilarious by turn, are a rollercoaster of late 20th-century obsessions. From pornography and ethnic violence, to terrorism and unprotected sex..

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Backwards and Forwards: A Technical Manual for Reading Plays

This guide to playreading for students and practitioners of both theater and literature complements, rather then contradicts or repeats, traditional methods of literary analysis of scripts.Ball develo..

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Beyond Stanislavsky

When Stanislavsky died, he was working on a new system, Psycho-Physical Acting. Previously he had taught that truthful performance can only spring from the actor's imagination (the Method). Late in li..

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Cardboard Piano

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Cloud Nine

Cloud Nine is an inventive, surrealistic and entertaining look at sexual repression and sexual role conditioning. The first act takes placei n Victorian Africa, suggeting the parallel between col..

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David Wood Plays for 5-12-Year-Olds: The Gingerbread Man; The See-Saw Tree; The BFG; Save the Human; Mother Goose's Golden Christmas

Looking for a whizzpoppingly wonderful collection of plays for your whole class? Want some ready-made, delumptious lesson plans to accompany them? Biffsquiggled at the thought of how to stage these pi..

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Director's Craft : A Handbook for the Theatre

The Director’s Craft is a unique and completely indispensable step-by-step guide to directing for the stage. Written by one of the most adventurous and respected directors working today, this bo..

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Four Tragedies & Octavia

Based on the legends used in Greek drama, Seneca's plays are notable for the exuberant ruthlessness with which disastrous events are foretold and then pursued to their tragic and often bloodthirsty en..

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Impro for Storytellers

A new book by the author of Impro, the classic text on improvisation using techniques which specialise in releasing an individual's potential within the context of group work. ..

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Improvisation for the Theatre

Viola Spolin's improvisational techniques changed the very nature and practice of modern theater. The first two editions of Improvisation for the Theater sold more than one hundred thousand copies and..

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Improvise: Scene from the Inside Out (2nd Edition, 2015)

Renowned improvisation instructor and award-winning director Mick Napier has been at the heart of the professional improvisation community for over 25 years. The first edition of Improvise. quickly ea..

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Mother Courage and Her Children (Trans. Kushner)

Mother Courage was first performed in Zurich in 1941 and is usually seen as Brecht's greatest work. Remaining a powerful indictment of war and social injustice, it is an epic drama set in the seventee..

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Performing Dramaturgy

Performing Dramaturgy is the first comprehensive guide to New Zealand dramaturgy. Charting the history and evolution of international practice, Fiona Graham examines the introduction of professional d..

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Plays 2 : Break of Day / After Darwin / Credible Witness / Ash Girl / Dianeira
Plays Two (Doll's House, An Enemy of the People, Hedda Gabler)

This volume contains Ibsen's two most famous and frequently read, studied and performed plays about women: A Doll's House (1879), his first international success, which 'exploded like a bomb into cont..

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Practical Handbook for the Actor, A

Six actors and actresses explain their philosophy concerning the theater, discuss physical action, scene analysis, costume, makeup, and mannerisms, and identify the common problems working actors must..

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Sanford Meisner On Acting

This book, written in collaboration with Dennis Longwell, follows an acting class of eight men and eight women for fifteen months, beginning with the most rudimentary exercises and ending with affecti..

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Statements : Three Plays

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Truth in Comedy: Manual of Improvisation

The 'Harold', an innovative improvisational tool, helped many actors on the road to TV and film stardom, including George Wendt (Norm on Cheers). Now it is described fully in this new book for would-b..

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Two Plays : Bare / No. 2

" No. 2" - Nanna Maria decides it is time to hand over the reigns of the family to her as yet unnamed successor. She orders a feast, and while the family prepare and await her decision, we get to know..

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Waiting for Godot

From an inauspicious beginning at the tiny Left Bank Theatre de Babylone in 1953, followed by bewilderment among American and British audiences, "Waiting for Godot" has become one of the most importan..

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Wife of Willesden, The

'Married five times. Mother. Lover. Aunt. Friend.She plays many roles round here. And neverScared to tell the whole of her truth, whetherOr not anyone wants to hear it. WifeOf Willesden- pissed enoug..

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