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Product Description:  This book demonstrates how to use inexpensive materials to create durable costumes and props in a short amount of time. Fully illustrated step-by-step instructions demonstrate the use of 3-D makeup and the creation of teeth, wigs, masks, hats, nonhuman costumes, leather products, and other accessories...read more

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9781138212695 | 2 revised edition (Focal Pr, December 15, 2018), cover price $49.95 | About this edition:  This book demonstrates how to use inexpensive materials to create durable costumes and props in a short amount of time.

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9781138212749 | 2 revised edition (Focal Pr, December 15, 2018), cover price $49.95 | About this edition:  This book demonstrates how to use inexpensive materials to create durable costumes and props in a short amount of time.
9780240808536 | Focal Pr, July 26, 2007, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: Part of your job as the costume designer is to be creative and use what materials are available to you to execute the design elements in a production.

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9780080546001 | Focal Pr, September 1, 2007, cover price $41.95

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Product Description: The Director as Collaborator teaches essential directing skills while emphasizing how directors and theater productions benefit from collaboration. Good collaboration occurs when the director shares responsibility for the artistic creation with the entire production team, including actors, designers, stage managers, and technical staff...read more

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9781138101425 | 2 revised edition (Focal Pr, May 1, 2017), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The Director as Collaborator teaches essential directing skills while emphasizing how directors and theater productions benefit from collaboration.

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9781138101418 | 2 revised edition (Focal Pr, May 1, 2017), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The Director as Collaborator teaches essential directing skills while emphasizing how directors and theater productions benefit from collaboration.
9780205397099 | Focal Pr, September 30, 2005, cover price $118.95 | About this edition: The Director as Collaborator teaches essential directing skills while emphasizing how directors and theatre productions benefit from collaboration.

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Product Description: What are the key elements that go into creating a work of art for the stage? Which are the most productive conditions and methods of rehearsal? In this collection of interviews, 18 international artists share their experience and offer practical advice on the creation of performance work...read more
By Deborah Vlaeymans (editor)

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9781474292009 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, April 27, 2017, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: What are the key elements that go into creating a work of art for the stage?

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9781474292016 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, April 27, 2017, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: What are the key elements that go into creating a work of art for the stage?

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Product Description: In a context of financial crisis that has often produced a feeling of identity crisis for the individual, the theatre has provided a unifying forum, treating spectators as citizens. This book critically deals with representative plays and playwrights who have stood out in the UK and internationally in the post-recession era, delivering theatre that in the process of being truthful to the contemporary experience has also redefined theatrical form and content...read more
By Enoch Brater (editor)

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9781474213172 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, April 20, 2017, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: In a context of financial crisis that has often produced a feeling of identity crisis for the individual, the theatre has provided a unifying forum, treating spectators as citizens.

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9781474213165 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, April 20, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In a context of financial crisis that has often produced a feeling of identity crisis for the individual, the theatre has provided a unifying forum, treating spectators as citizens.

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Product Description: Performance in the digital age has undergone a radical shift in which a once ephemeral art form can now be relived, replayed and repeated. Until now, much scholarship has been devoted to the nature of live performance in the digital age; Documenting Performance is the first book to provide a collection of key writings about the process of documenting performance, focused not on questions of liveness or the artistic qualities of documents, but rather on the professional approaches to recovering, preserving and disseminating knowledge of live performance...read more
By Toni Sant (editor)

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9781472588180 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, March 23, 2017, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: Performance in the digital age has undergone a radical shift in which a once ephemeral art form can now be relived, replayed and repeated.

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9781472588173 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, March 23, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Performance in the digital age has undergone a radical shift in which a once ephemeral art form can now be relived, replayed and repeated.

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Product Description: "Since the nineteen-sixties and seventies, New York's experimental-theatre scene has toned down its wild-man character, but Lee Breuer is the grand old man of the movement."—The New YorkerSince he first arrived on the New York art/theatre/performance scene in 1970, Lee Breuer has been at the forefront of the American theatrical avant-garde, creating challenging works both independently and with Mabou Mines, the company he co-founded with JoAnne Akalaitis, Philip Glass, Ruth Maleczech and David Warrilow...read more

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9781559365338, titled "Getting Off: Lee Breuer on Performance" | Theatre Communications Group, March 14, 2017, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: "Since the nineteen-sixties and seventies, New York's experimental-theatre scene has toned down its wild-man character, but Lee Breuer is the grand old man of the movement.

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Product Description: A New York Times BestsellerFor almost a century, Americans have been losing their hearts and losing their minds in an insatiable love affair with the American musical. It often begins in childhood in a darkened theater, grows into something more serious for high school actors, and reaches its passionate zenith when it comes time for love, marriage, and children, who will start the cycle all over again...read more

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9780374256920 | Sarah Crichton Books, March 1, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A New York Times BestsellerFor almost a century, Americans have been losing their hearts and losing their minds in an insatiable love affair with the American musical.

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9780374536893 | Sarah Crichton Books, March 14, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A New York Times BestsellerFor almost a century, Americans have been losing their hearts and losing their minds in an insatiable love affair with the American musical.

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9781494517847 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 1, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: For almost a century, Americans have been losing their hearts and losing their minds in an insatiable love affair with the American musical.
9781494567842 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 1, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: For almost a century, Americans have been losing their hearts and losing their minds in an insatiable love affair with the American musical.

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Product Description: In Illegible Will Hershini Bhana Young engages with the archive of South African and black diasporic performance to examine the absence of black women's will from that archive. Young argues for that will's illegibility, given the paucity of materials outlining the agency of black historical subjects...read more

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9780822363095 | Duke Univ Pr, March 10, 2017, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: In Illegible Will Hershini Bhana Young engages with the archive of South African and black diasporic performance to examine the absence of black women's will from that archive.

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9780822363200 | Duke Univ Pr, March 10, 2017, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In Illegible Will Hershini Bhana Young engages with the archive of South African and black diasporic performance to examine the absence of black women's will from that archive.

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Product Description: In this broadly conceived study, Ralf Remshardt delineates the theatre’s deep connection with the grotesque and traces the historically extensive and theoretically intensive relationship between performance and its “other,” the grotesque...read more

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9780809325764 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, July 1, 2004, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: In this broadly conceived study, Ralf E.

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9780809335510 | Reprint edition (Southern Illinois Univ Pr, August 22, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In this broadly conceived study, Ralf Remshardt delineates the theatre’s deep connection with the grotesque and traces the historically extensive and theoretically intensive relationship between performance and its “other,” the grotesque.

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Product Description: Drawing on underexplored and only recently available archives, author Chrystyna Dail examines the influence of Stage for Action, a theatre group founded in 1943, on social activist theatre in the 1940s, early 1950s, and beyond. The group embraced subjects not taken up by earlier activist theatre companies—advocating for the rights of Puerto Ricans, calling attention to the lack of child care for working mothers, and demanding the cessation of all nuclear warfare...read more

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9780809335428 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, November 9, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Drawing on underexplored and only recently available archives, author Chrystyna Dail examines the influence of Stage for Action, a theatre group founded in 1943, on social activist theatre in the 1940s, early 1950s, and beyond.

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Product Description: Drama and Digital Arts Cultures is a critical guide to the new forms of playful exploration, co-creativity, and improvised performance made possible by digital networked media. Drawing on examples from games, education, online media, technology-enabled performance and the creative industries, the book uses the elements of applied drama to frame our understanding of digital cultures...read more
By Mark Taylor-Batty (editor)

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9781472592194 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, January 26, 2017, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: Drama and Digital Arts Cultures is a critical guide to the new forms of playful exploration, co-creativity, and improvised performance made possible by digital networked media.

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9781472592200 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, January 26, 2017, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: What do we watch when we watch war? Who manages public perceptions of war and how? Watching War on the Twenty-First-Century Stage: Spectacles of Conflict is the first publication to examine how theatre in the UK has staged, debated and challenged the ways in which spectacle is habitually weaponized in times of war...read more
By Mark Taylor-Batty (editor)

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9781472598660, titled "Spectacles of Conflict on the Twenty-first Century Stage: Watching War" | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, January 19, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: What do we watch when we watch war?

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Product Description: World Theatre: The Basics presents a well-rounded introduction to non-Western theatre, exploring the history and current practice of theatrical traditions in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Oceania, the Caribbean, and the non-English-speaking cultures of the Americas...read more

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9781138838048 | Routledge, January 8, 2017, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: World Theatre: The Basics presents a well-rounded introduction to non-Western theatre, exploring the history and current practice of theatrical traditions in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Oceania, the Caribbean, and the non-English-speaking cultures of the Americas.

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9781138838055 | Reprint edition (Routledge, January 8, 2017), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: World Theatre: The Basics presents a well-rounded introduction to non-Western theatre, exploring the history and current practice of theatrical traditions in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Oceania, the Caribbean, and the non-English-speaking cultures of the Americas.

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Product Description: A book about how Shakespeare became fascinated with the world, and how the world became fascinated with ShakespeareRanging ambitiously across four continents and four hundred years, Worlds Elsewhere is an eye-opening account of how Shakespeare went global...read more

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9780805097344 | Henry Holt & Co, April 5, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A book about how Shakespeare became fascinated with the world, and how the world became fascinated with ShakespeareRanging ambitiously across four continents and four hundred years, Worlds Elsewhere is an eye-opening account of how Shakespeare went global.

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9781250117045 | Reprint edition (Griffin, January 3, 2017), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A book about how Shakespeare became fascinated with the world, and how the world became fascinated with ShakespeareRanging ambitiously across four continents and four hundred years, Worlds Elsewhere is an eye-opening account of how Shakespeare went global.

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9781515905165 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, May 10, 2016), cover price $54.99 | About this edition: There are 83 copies of the First Folio in a vault beneath Capitol Hill, the world's largest collection.
9781515955160 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, May 10, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: There are 83 copies of the First Folio in a vault beneath Capitol Hill, the world's largest collection.

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Product Description: Aside from the well-known plays of Aristophanes, many of the comedies of ancient Greece are known only through fragments and references written in Greek. Now a group of distinguished scholars brings these nearly lost works to modern readers with lively English translations of the surviving texts...read more
By Ralph Rosen (trans)

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9781421421186, titled "The Birth of Comedy: Texts, Documents, and Art from Athenian Comic Competitions, 486–280" | Reprint edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, January 2, 2017), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Aside from the well-known plays of Aristophanes, many of the comedies of ancient Greece are known only through fragments and references written in Greek.

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Product Description: Acting for the Stage is a highly accessible guide to the business of theater acting, written for those interested in pursuing acting as a profession. This book is a collection of essays by and interviews with talented artists and businesspeople who have built successful careers in the theater; it’s a goldmine of career advice that might take years to find on your own...read more
By Chris Qualls (editor)

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9781138945203 | Focal Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Acting for the Stage is a highly accessible guide to the business of theater acting, written for those interested in pursuing acting as a profession.

Paperback:

9781138945159 | Focal Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Acting for the Stage is a highly accessible guide to the business of theater acting, written for those interested in pursuing acting as a profession.

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Product Description: COMMUNICATING FOR RESULTS: A GUIDE FOR BUSINESS AND THE PROFESSIONS, 11th Edition, equips you with the basic concepts and techniques you need to successfully communicate in today's business world, regardless of your current level of experience...read more

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9781111842161 | 10th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 28, 2013), cover price $220.95 | About this edition: This best-selling text will show you the basic concepts and techniques you need to successfully communicate in today's business world, regardless of your current level of business experience.
9781439036433 | 9 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, February 12, 2010), cover price $243.95 | About this edition: This best-selling text will show you the basic concepts and techniques you need to successfully communicate in today's business world, regardless of your current level of business experience.
9780495102519 | Int edition (Gardners Books, March 15, 2007), cover price $91.50 | About this edition: Introduces students to the basic concepts and techniques needed to communicate in the business world.
9780495095842 | 8 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, February 16, 2007), cover price $234.95 | About this edition: This best-selling text will show you the basic concepts and techniques you need to successfully communicate in today's business world, regardless of your current level of business experience.
9780534562304 | Wadsworth Pub Co, August 1, 2000, cover price $73.95 | also contains Comorbid Conditions Among Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders | About this edition: This best-selling introduction to the basic concepts and techniques needed to communicate successfully in today's business world, is designed to improve the communication skills of entry-level managers and employees, and to serve as a reference for experienced professionals who wish to refresh or update their communication skills.
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Product Description: Many beginning and hobbyist costumers believe that professional costume/prop builders have unlimited and specialized resources with which to ply their craft. Actually, the pros create things in much the same way that hobbyists do, working as resourcefully and creatively as possible with a limited budget...read more

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9781138816114 | Focal Pr, December 16, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Many beginning and hobbyist costumers believe that professional costume/prop builders have unlimited and specialized resources with which to ply their craft.

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Product Description: (Applause Books). Theater festivals are where we find groundbreaking work, work that often becomes part of our national theater canon. This anthology features ten full-length plays (60 minutes or more) that premiered in both established and lesser known festivals in 2015...read more
By John Patrick Bray (editor)

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9781495057748 | Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, December 13, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: (Applause Books).

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Product Description: Two years, 190,000 miles, 197 countries, one play. For the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth the Globe Theatre in London undertook an unparalleled journey to share Hamlet with the entire world. The tour was the brainchild of Dominic Dromgoole, artistic director of the Globe, and in Hamlet Globe to Globe, Dromgoole takes readers along with him on this wildly ambitious expedition...read more

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9780802125620 | Grove Pr, April 4, 2017, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Two years, 190,000 miles, 197 countries, one play.

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Product Description: Winnie Lightner (1899-1971) stood out as the first great female comedian of the talkies. Blessed with a superb singing voice and a gift for making wisecracks and rubber faces, she rose to stardom in vaudeville and on Broadway. Then, at the dawn of the sound era, she became the first person in motion picture history to have her spoken words, the lyrics to a song, censored...read more

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9781496809834 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, December 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Winnie Lightner (1899-1971) stood out as the first great female comedian of the talkies.

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Product Description: There are a number of methods available for creating a character. This book, written by a renowned acting coach who has trained hundreds of actors, offers instruction in fundamental principles of theatrical acting.

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9788415256854 | Robinbook, December 1, 2016, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: There are a number of methods available for creating a character.

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Product Description: Anthony Neilson is one of the most exciting and challenging voices in contemporary British theatre. For two decades he has been in the vanguard of new writing and has acquired a reputation for innovation and experimentation. His major stage plays include Penetrator, The Censor, Stitching, Realism and his 2004 masterpiece The Wonderful World of Dissocia, arguably one of the best Scottish plays of the new millennium...read more
By Patrick Lonergan (editor)

Hardcover:

9781472570307 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 1, 2016, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: Anthony Neilson is one of the most exciting and challenging voices in contemporary British theatre.

Paperback:

9781472570291 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Anthony Neilson is one of the most exciting and challenging voices in contemporary British theatre.

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Product Description: Director-dramatist Howard Barker is a restlessly prolific, compulsively controversial and provocative multi-media artist. Beyond his internationally performed and acclaimed theatrical productions, and his award-winning theatre company The Wrestling School, he is also a poet, a painter whose work has been exhibited internationally, and a philosophical essayist cognisant of the unique power of art to provoke moral speculation, and of the distinctive theatricality of the human being in times of crisis...read more
By Sarah Goldingay (editor)

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9780719089299 | Manchester Univ Pr, November 5, 2013, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Director-dramatist Howard Barker is a restlessly prolific, compulsively controversial and provocative multi-media artist.

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9781526106926 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, December 1, 2016), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Director-dramatist Howard Barker is a restlessly prolific, compulsively controversial and provocative multi-media artist.

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