Plays

A View from the Bridge / All My Sons

Set on the gritty Brooklyn waterfront, "A View from the Bridge" follows the cataclysmic downfall of Eddie Carbone, who spends his days as a hardworking longshoreman and his nights at home with his wife, Beatrice, and niece, Catherine. But the routine of his life is interrupted when Beatrice's cou...

Three Days in the Country: An Unfaithful Version

Russia. A beautiful country estate. The mid-nineteenth century. A handsome new tutor brings reck, romantic desire to an eccentric household.

Over three days one summer the young and the old will learn ons in love: first love and forbidden love, maternal love and platonic love, ridiculous l...

Acting from Shakespeare's First Folio: Theory, Text and Performance

Acting from Shakespeare's First Folio examines a series of techniques for reading and performing Shakespeare's plays that are based on the texts of the first 'complete' volume of Shakespeare's works: the First Folio of 1623. Do extra syllables in a line suggest how it might be played? Can Folio c...

Modern Drama in Theory and Practice 2: Symbolism, Surrealism and the Absurd (Modern Drama in Theory & Practice)

This book was first published in 1981. The theories of Wagner and Nietzsche provide the basic principles for this volume, disseminated by the work of Appia and Craig, and affecting the later plays of Ibsen, Maeterlinck, and Lugn�-Poe's Th�atre de Le'Oeuvre. Jarry is seen as the precursor of surre...

Words Into Action: Finding the Life of the Play

Drawing instances from his own work in theater and from teaching at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, William Gaskill looks at action and intention, stillness and movement, sentences and rhetoric, punctuation and pauses. He pays detailed attention to staging Shakespeare's plays, including chapte...

A Tuna Christmas

A Tuna Christmas [Paperback] In this hilarious sequel to Greater Tuna, it's Christmas in the third smallest town in Texas. Radio station OKKK news personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie report on various Yuletide activities, including hot competition in the annual lawn display contest. ...

The Kitchen Sink

This irresistibly funny and tender new play, about big dreams and small changes, has already garnered the inaugural Simon Gray Award and the London Critics' Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright. The Kitchen Sink is a family comedy about dreams, drama, and dirty dishes. Also includes the mon...

The Faith Machine

On a beautiful September morning in New York, Sophie forces Tom into a decision. The choice he makes, and the events of that day, will change their lives for ever. Travelling from America to Britain to a remote Greek island, this epic new play explores the relationship between faith and capitalis...

New Dramaturgy: International Perspectives on Theory and Practice

Recent shifts in the theatrical landscape have had corresponding implications for dramaturgy. The way we think about theatre and performance today has changed our approaches to theatre making and composition. Emerging new aesthetics and new areas of dramaturgical work such as live art, devised an...

Mon Faust

Segundo o próprio Valéry, o processo da criação de “Meu Fausto” se deu sem plano preconcebido. A observação não deixa de ser surpreendente vinda de alguém chamado de “poeta do rigor impassível da mente” por Ítalo Calvino, ele também cultor do demônio da exatidão. A correspondência do poeta francê...

London's Theatres

This visually stunning celebration of London!s theatres is a perfect souvenir for visitors, Lon doners or anyone with an interest in British history and architecture.

In 180 exquisite cameos, London!s Theatres captures over 50 of the best- known theatres in Central London as they are now, ...

Charlie Kaufman Shooting Script Set, Collection 2: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind And Adaptation

The Newmarket Shooting Script(R) Sets offer a value-priced opportunity for screenplay lovers to build their collection. Each book within the set includes a facsimile of the film's actual shooting script, plus exclusive extras, such as introductions by or interviews with the filmmakers, notes on t...

Plays by and about Women

Eight plays, all written in this century, in which leading women dramatists present their own pictures of their sex.

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Mr Peter's Connections

This is Arthur Miller's play in which the eponymous central character inhabits a world of dreams where he encounters a number of characters including Adele, a bag lady, who represents an incomprehensible sinister presence on the margins of a big city's existence.

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The Comic Mode in English Literature: From the Middle Ages to Today

From Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales to Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones's Diary, this is a comprehensive guide to comedy in the English literary canon. Beginning with a critical exploration of historical and philosophical theories of humour, the book then supplies close-readings of a wide range of ...

Antioche

Jade fait des listes et des rencontres sur internet pour trouver un sens à sa révolte. Antigone, sa meilleure amie morte dans une pièce écrite il y a 2500 ans, tente désespérément de faire jouer sa tragédie par la troupe de théâtre de l’école. Inès, la mère de Jade, erre comme un fantôme dans leu...

Sangue no Pescoço do Gato

Nove personagens imploram, ofendem, atormentam, julgam, debitam sentenças e máximas, sugam-se umas às outras, palavras e atenção, procurando dar sentido às relações humanas. Sem compreender a linguagem dos homens, Phoebe Zeitgeist recolhe fragmentos dos discursos, para os regurjitar mais tarde de...

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