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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: Technical Theater for Nontechnical People helps actors, directors, stage managers, producers, and event planners understand every aspect of technical theater—from scenery, lighting, and sound to props, costumes, and stage management...read more

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9781621535423 | 3 edition (Allworth Pr, November 8, 2016), cover price $19.99 | also contains Technical Theater for Nontechnical People | About this edition: Technical Theater for Nontechnical People helps actors, directors, stage managers, producers, and event planners understand every aspect of technical theater—from scenery, lighting, and sound to props, costumes, and stage management.
9781581153446 | 2 edition (Allworth Pr, May 1, 2004), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Completely updated to reflect state-of-the-art standards in today's fast-changing theater technology, Technical Theater for Nontechnical People helps actors, dancers, playwrights, and directors to understand every aspect of a traditional and digitally supported backstage environment-from scenery, lighting, and sound to props, costumes, and stage management.
9789990047127 | Watson-Guptill Pubns, May 1, 2004, cover price $0.02 | also contains Technical Theater for Nontechnical People, Technical Theater for Nontechnical People
9789990021707 | Watson-Guptill Pubns, July 1, 1999, cover price $0.02 | also contains Technical Theater for Nontechnical People, Technical Theater for Nontechnical People

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Product Description: Contemporary Adaptations of Greek Tragedy: Auteurship and Directorial Visions provides a wide-ranging analysis of the role of the director in shaping adaptations for the stage today. Through its focus on a wide range of international productions by Katie Mitchell, Theodoros Terzopoulos, Peter Sellars, Jan Fabre, Ariane Mnouchkine, Tadashi Suzuki, Yukio Ninagawa, Andrei Serban, Nikos Charalambous, Bryan Doerries and Richard Schechner, among others, it offers readers a detailed study of the ways directors have responded to the original texts, refashioning them for different audiences, contexts and purposes...read more

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9781472591531 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, January 26, 2017, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: Contemporary Adaptations of Greek Tragedy: Auteurship and Directorial Visions provides a wide-ranging analysis of the role of the director in shaping adaptations for the stage today.

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9781472591524 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, January 26, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Contemporary Adaptations of Greek Tragedy: Auteurship and Directorial Visions provides a wide-ranging analysis of the role of the director in shaping adaptations for the stage today.

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Product Description: “Engaging and insightful.” —BooklistMuch Ado, written by award-winning journalist Michael Lenehan, gives readers an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at the lauded American Players Theatre’s 2014 production of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing...read more

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9781572842052 | Agate Pub Inc, October 11, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: “Engaging and insightful.

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Product Description: The first-ever Blue Man Group book, published on the occasion of their 25th anniversary. As entertaining and hilarious as the show itself, Blue Man World reveals everything you ever wanted to know about the Blue Men, but couldn't get them to tell you...read more
By Blue Man Group (corporate author)

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9780316395182 | Black Dog & Leventhal Pub, October 4, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: The first-ever Blue Man Group book, published on the occasion of their 25th anniversary.

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Product Description: This guide helps lighting designers with the creative and operational challenges they face in their rapidly evolving industry. Providing respected and clear coverage of the process of programming automated lighting fixtures, the author brings the designer from basic principles to preproduction preparations...read more

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9781138926257 | 3 revised edition (Focal Pr, October 3, 2016), cover price $135.00 | About this edition: This guide helps lighting designers with the creative and operational challenges they face in their rapidly evolving industry.

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9781138926240 | 3 revised edition (Focal Pr, October 3, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This guide helps lighting designers with the creative and operational challenges they face in their rapidly evolving industry.
9780240806020 | Focal Pr, November 26, 2003, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: From basic principles of automated lighting, to pre-production preparations, the text details concepts, procedures, and guidelines to ensure a successful production.

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Product Description: A collection of thoughtful and provocative reflections on how theatre practitioners think about and engage with audiences, as well as define and explore sites for performance. Through shared experience and ritual, live performance functions as a catalytic medium for progress and evolution...read more
By Caridad Svich (editor)

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9781559365413 | Theatre Communications Group, September 13, 2016, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A collection of thoughtful and provocative reflections on how theatre practitioners think about and engage with audiences, as well as define and explore sites for performance.

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Product Description: The formation and communication of vision is one of the primary responsibilities of a director, before ever getting to the nuts and bolts of the process. The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre helps the young director learn how to discover, harness, and meld the two...read more

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9781138948525 | Focal Pr, September 7, 2016, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: The formation and communication of vision is one of the primary responsibilities of a director, before ever getting to the nuts and bolts of the process.

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9781138948518 | Reprint edition (Focal Pr, September 7, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The formation and communication of vision is one of the primary responsibilities of a director, before ever getting to the nuts and bolts of the process.

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Product Description: Concert Lighting: Tools, Techniques, Art, and Business Fourth Edition provides readers with an updated look at how to succeed in the complex world of concert lighting design and technology. The authors have reorganized the book into three comprehensive and thoroughly revised sections, covering history, equipment and technology, and design, and containing new information on LED technology, pixel mapping, projection options, media servers, automated lighting, solutions for moving lights, DMX, and Ethernet problems, and designer communication and collaboration...read more

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9781138942929 | 4 revised edition (Focal Pr, August 15, 2016), cover price $180.00 | About this edition: Concert Lighting: Tools, Techniques, Art, and Business Fourth Edition provides readers with an updated look at how to succeed in the complex world of concert lighting design and technology.

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9781138942912 | 4 revised edition (Focal Pr, August 15, 2016), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Concert Lighting: Tools, Techniques, Art, and Business Fourth Edition provides readers with an updated look at how to succeed in the complex world of concert lighting design and technology.

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Product Description: In 1974, a group of determined, young high school actors started doing plays under the name of Steppenwolf Theatre Company, eventually taking residence in the basement of a church in Highland Park, a suburb of Chicago. Thus began their unlikely journey to become one of the most prominent theatre companies in the world...read more

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9781474239448 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, August 11, 2016, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: In 1974, a group of determined, young high school actors started doing plays under the name of Steppenwolf Theatre Company, eventually taking residence in the basement of a church in Highland Park, a suburb of Chicago.

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9781474239455 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, August 11, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In 1974, a group of determined, young high school actors started doing plays under the name of Steppenwolf Theatre Company, eventually taking residence in the basement of a church in Highland Park, a suburb of Chicago.

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Product Description: Unbuttoned: The Art and Artists of Theatrical Costume Design documents the creative journey of costume creation from concept to performance. Each chapter provides an overview of the process, including designing and shopping; draping, cutting, dyeing, and painting; and beading, sewing, and creating embellishments and accessories...read more

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9781138919037 | Focal Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Unbuttoned: The Art and Artists of Theatrical Costume Design documents the creative journey of costume creation from concept to performance.

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Product Description: "Our theater world is so much better with this book in it, and even better with Cary and Jay at the helm." –David Stewart, Director of Production for the Guthrie Theater The Production Manager’s Toolkit is a comprehensive introduction to a career in theatrical and special event production for new and aspiring professionals, given by expert voices in the field...read more

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9781138838840 | Focal Pr, August 1, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: "Our theater world is so much better with this book in it, and even better with Cary and Jay at the helm.

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Product Description: Without assuming any intrinsic prior knowledge of the theatrical field and its associated, specialized terminology, Stage Management Basics covers every aspect of the stage management, from reading a script, meeting with a director and theatre staff, and auditioning, to constructing green digital scripts, communication best practices, and opening night protocol...read more

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9781138960558 | Focal Pr, September 14, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Without assuming any intrinsic prior knowledge of the theatrical field and its associated, specialized terminology, Stage Management Basics covers every aspect of the stage management, from reading a script, meeting with a director and theatre staff, and auditioning, to constructing green digital scripts, communication best practices, and opening night protocol.

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9781138960541 | Focal Pr, September 14, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Without assuming any intrinsic prior knowledge of the theatrical field and its associated, specialized terminology, Stage Management Basics covers every aspect of the stage management, from reading a script, meeting with a director and theatre staff, and auditioning, to constructing green digital scripts, communication best practices, and opening night protocol.

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Product Description: This text covers the key rules of evidence and the applicability of these rules in criminal matters. To some degree, it also attempts to provide students with an understanding of the rationale behind these rules. It includes many of the features that have popularized Gardner/Anderson's best-selling CRIMINAL LAW text, including high-interest examples, graphics, photos, and case excerpts...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Chance Magazine (corporate author)

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9780534514891, titled "Criminal Evidence With Infotrac: Principles and Cases" | Wadsworth Pub Co, July 1, 2000, cover price $112.95 | also contains Criminal Evidence With Infotrac: Principles and Cases | About this edition: This text covers the key rules of evidence and the applicability of these rules in criminal matters.

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9780534515072, titled "Cases in Technical Communication" | Wadsworth Pub Co, October 1, 1997, cover price $34.95 | also contains Cases in Technical Communication | About this edition: This reader contains 20 fascinating cases that show students how real-world organizations address communications issues.

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Product Description: In the first half of the twentieth century, a number of American theatres and theatre artists fostered interracial collaboration and socialization on stage, behind the scenes, and among audiences. In an era marked by entrenched racial segregation and inequality, these artists used performance to bridge America’s persistent racial divide and to bring African American, Latino/Latina, Asian American, Native American, and Jewish American communities and traditions into the nation’s broader cultural conversation...read more
By Anne Fletcher (contributor)

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9780809334681 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, June 22, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In the first half of the twentieth century, a number of American theatres and theatre artists fostered interracial collaboration and socialization on stage, behind the scenes, and among audiences.

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Product Description: A pioneer of stage naturalism, David Belasco has come to be universally recognized as one of the first important directors in the history of the American stage. Lise-Lone Marker's book is a full-length stylistic analysis and re-evaluation of his scenic art...read more

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9780691645148 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: A pioneer of stage naturalism, David Belasco has come to be universally recognized as one of the first important directors in the history of the American stage.

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9780691618104 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: A pioneer of stage naturalism, David Belasco has come to be universally recognized as one of the first important directors in the history of the American stage.

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Product Description: This book, first published in 1981, sets out the critical reaction to some fifty key post-war productions of the British theatre, as gauged primarily through the contemporary reviews of theatre critics. The plays chosen are each, in their different ways, important in their contribution to the development of the British theatre, covering the period from immediately after the Second World War, when British theatre fell into decline, through the revival of the late 1950s, to the time in which this book was first published, in which British theatre enjoyed a high international reputation for its diversity and quality...read more

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9781138839694 | Reissue edition (Routledge, November 11, 2014), cover price $155.00 | About this edition: This book, first published in 1981, sets out the critical reaction to some fifty key post-war productions of the British theatre, as gauged primarily through the contemporary reviews of theatre critics.
9780710005359 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, February 1, 1981, cover price $25.00

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9781138839717 | Reprint edition (Focal Pr, April 29, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This book, first published in 1981, sets out the critical reaction to some fifty key post-war productions of the British theatre, as gauged primarily through the contemporary reviews of theatre critics.

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Product Description: In this first substantive study of directing Shakespeare in the USA, Charles Ney compares and contrasts directors working at major companies across the country. Because of the complexities of directing Shakespeare for audiences today, a director's methods, values and biases are more readily perceptible in their work on Shakespeare than in more contemporary work...read more

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9781474239844 | Bloomsbury Arden, February 25, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: In this first substantive study of directing Shakespeare in the USA, Charles Ney compares and contrasts directors working at major companies across the country.

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9781474239837 | Bloomsbury Arden, February 25, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In this first substantive study of directing Shakespeare in the USA, Charles Ney compares and contrasts directors working at major companies across the country.

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Product Description: 2014 was a spectacular year for playwright Simon Stephens, who has been described by the Independent as 'a brilliant writer of immense imagination' and by the Financial Times as having 'emerged in this millennium as an outstanding playwright'...read more

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9781474251419 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, April 21, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: 2014 was a spectacular year for playwright Simon Stephens, who has been described by the Independent as 'a brilliant writer of immense imagination' and by the Financial Times as having 'emerged in this millennium as an outstanding playwright'.

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Product Description: (Applause Books). What does a "producer" actually do? How does one travel from that great idea for a show to a smash hit opening night on Broadway? John Breglio cannot guarantee you a hit, but he does take the reader on a fascinating journey behind-the-scenes to where he himself once stood as a child, dreaming about the theatre...read more

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9781495045165 | Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, April 1, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: (Applause Books).

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Product Description: Providing essential advice and guidance on making a career in the performing arts.

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9781848423930 | Nick Hern Books, June 14, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Providing essential advice and guidance on making a career in the performing arts.

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Product Description: Concise and practical, this guide for aspiring directors is a distillation of Ric Knowles's twenty-five years of experience as a director, teacher of directing, and dramaturge across Canada. Organized to reproduce the chronology of a play's rehearsal, the book moves through the various stages of the directorial process, from selecting a project all the way through to closing night...read more

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9781770914704 | Playwrights Canada Pr, April 26, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Concise and practical, this guide for aspiring directors is a distillation of Ric Knowles's twenty-five years of experience as a director, teacher of directing, and dramaturge across Canada.

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Product Description: Each edition of the Occasional invites a guest editor to talk with artists, thinkers, and members of our community about questions that we have and topics that move us. For the second installment, Sylvan Oswald asks directors how they approach texts that are out of the mainstream of theater's conventions...read more
By Sylvan Oswald (editor)

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9780989739375 | 53rd State Pr, June 14, 2016, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Each edition of the Occasional invites a guest editor to talk with artists, thinkers, and members of our community about questions that we have and topics that move us.

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Product Description: Here is a must-have book for anyone producing a stage show without a Broadway-sized budget. Written by a technical theater veteran, The Perfect Stage Crew explains the pitfalls to avoid and provides solutions to the most common—and the most complex—stage performance problems, even for theaters with a lack of resources...read more

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9781621535201 | 2 edition (Allworth Pr, June 21, 2016), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Here is a must-have book for anyone producing a stage show without a Broadway-sized budget.

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Product Description: Meyerhold on Theatre brings together in one volume Vsevolod Meyerhold's most significant writings and utterances, and covers his entire career as a director from 1902 to 1939. It contains a comprehensive selection from all published material, unabridged and translated from the original Russian, updated and supplemented with a critical commentary relating Meyerhold to his period and eye-witness accounts describing all his productions...read more
By Jonathan Pitches (introduced by)

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9781474230247 | 4th edition (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, January 28, 2016), cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Meyerhold on Theatre brings together in one volume Vsevolod Meyerhold's most significant writings and utterances, and covers his entire career as a director from 1902 to 1939.

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9781474230209 | 4th edition (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, January 28, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Meyerhold on Theatre brings together in one volume Vsevolod Meyerhold's most significant writings and utterances, and covers his entire career as a director from 1902 to 1939.

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