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Popular Forms for a Radical Theatre By Caridad Svich & Sarah Ruhl
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POPULAR FORMS FOR A RADICAL THEATRE is a collection of articles and interviews edited by playwrights Caridad Svich and Sarah Ruhl exploring populism, theatre practice, and radicalism. The book... More > includes essays by Todd London, W. David Hancock, Diane Paulus, Aleks Sierz, Will Eno, Jonathan Kalb, Michael Friedman and interviews with Eugenio Barba, Dijana Miloseviv, Nina Steiger, Scott Graham, Richard Maxwell and Brian Mendes. A vital and provocative collection for students, practitioners, and scholars in theatre and performance.< Less
Ivan and Rudolf - English By Theatre Maat
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This is an introduction to a musical theatre project inspired by a true Australian story of mateship. Growing up in Melbourne, Ben and Adam discover that both their great uncles fought in the First... More > World War, but on opposing sides. They decide to ‘introduce’ them to each other thus beginning the odyssey. This story is not about shame or embarrassment, it is about identity and building better understanding while examining the Great War through a contemporary perspective. Currently being developed by Theatre Maât (Belgium) and Theater Kontra Punkt (Germany), the Ivan and Rudolf production will debut late 2014.< Less
Music Theatre: Concepts, Theories and Practices By Ryan Green
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An exploratory research essay into the art form of Music Theatre. It looks into the Concepts, Theories and Practices of the art. This book is aimed at young professionals and students hoping to work... More > in contemporary performance art and to help them clarify their understanding of Music Theatre. This book has been carefully re-edited to include an easier, more coherant layout and split into three chapters. This essential reader is a must have for all performance students.< Less
Envisioning the Americas: Latina/o Theatre & Performance By Caridad Svich
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Envisioning the Americas: Latina/o Theatre & Performance gathers five plays by five of the US' most daring Latina/o dramatists: Migdalia Cruz, John Jesurun, Oliver Mayer, Alejandro Morales, and... More > Anne Garcia-Romero. With a preface by Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and multiple award-winning playwright José Rivera, edited with an introduction by Caridad Svich. A sensual, provocative collection destined to stir things up theatrically in American theatre. Cigarettes and Moby-Dick by Migdalia Cruz Liz One by John Jesurun Dias y Flores by Oliver Mayer Marea by Alejandro Morales and Land of Benjamin Franklin by Anne García-Romero Introduced and Edited by Caridad Svich< Less
Envisioning the Americas: Latina/o Theatre & Performance By Caridad Svich
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Envisioning the Americas: Latina/o Theatre & Performance gathers five plays by five of the US' most daring Latina/o dramatists: Migdalia Cruz, John Jesurun, Oliver Mayer, Alejandro Morales, and... More > Anne Garcia-Romero. With a preface by Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and multiple award-winning playwright José Rivera, edited with an introduction by Caridad Svich. A sensual, provocative collection destined to stir things up theatrically in American theatre. Cigarettes and Moby-Dick by Migdalia Cruz Liz One by John Jesurun Dias y Flores by Oliver Mayer Marea by Alejandro Morales and Land of Benjamin Franklin by Anne García-Romero Introduced and Edited by Caridad Svich< Less
Performing Literary Texts: The Challenge of Chamber Theatre By Roy B. Tabor
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Literature – poetry, prose or drama – is an exploration of human life and behaviour. Whether as actors, teachers, librarians, students or parents, performing brings a written text to... More > life. From concept to practice the various terms applied to this form of theatre are described, particularly 'Chamber Theatre'. (Performed by a handful of players in a small and intimate venue combining narration with dialogue.) Contemporary Chamber Theatre is set in its historical perspective with ‘The Chaucer Experience’ as an early example when Chaucer first read the Canterbury Tales to his friends. The techniques of performing a text are explored with special attention to the use of the voice, facial expression and gesture. The world of Chamber Theatre is performance centred on the imagination without the costs of conventional stage productions.< Less
Love Is In the Air: Nine Sweet Contemporary Romances By Susan Hart
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HEAVEN WEPT WHEN MOZART PLAYED, A MODERN DAY DON QUIXOTE, plus; DROPPING THE RARE BOOK INTO A BUCKET OF WATER - A woman working in a rare bookstore accidentally drops a book into a bucket of water.... More > JACOB'S DREAMS OF PARADISE – Jacob knew he was dying but wanted a family and son more than anything else in the world. NAMED AFTER HALLOWEEN - A woman from the deep jungles of South America marries a man from North America. FINDING THE PERFECT COSTUME FOR THE HALLOWEEN DANCE – A young horror movie fan has to find just the right costume to attract the girl of his dreams. THE GREAT AMERICAN THEATRE HALLOWEEN MOVIE NIGHT - Chance meetings and hookups with past associates at The Great American Theatre and its annual Halloween Movie Night lead to several interesting things. THE HALLOWEEN PARTY AT THE OLD POTATO CHIP FACTORY - Every year, a man takes his lover to a Halloween party. A MAGICAL DAY AT THE COFFEE SHOP - What if someone gave you a magical device?< Less
Desert Moon and Crossroads By Chris Dickerson
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With “Desert Moon” and “Crossroads,” Chris Dickerson explores the darkest sides of life, love, death and personal ambitions in these sharply diverse plays. “Desert... More > Moon” is set in the American Southwest in 1992. A wandering stranger, Shane, enters the lives of the DeMarco family, seemingly to answer the question, is he or is he not, Miranda DeMarco's long lost half-brother. But in the world Dickerson creates, no answers come easily. In “Crossroads,” four young people take refuge when their car breaks down on a deserted English country road, in the home of the mysterious Mr. McAllister. McAllister seems to know all about them – or does he? And what they discover about McAllister changes their future forever. Witty, ironic, haunting, and filled with memorable characters, “Desert Moon” and “Crossroads” are classic plays.< Less
Desert Moon and Crossroads By Chris Dickerson
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With “Desert Moon” and “Crossroads,” Chris Dickerson explores the darkest sides of life, love, death and personal ambitions in these sharply diverse plays. “Desert... More > Moon” is set in the American Southwest in 1992. A wandering stranger, Shane, enters the lives of the DeMarco family, seemingly to answer the question, is he or is he not, Miranda DeMarco's long lost half-brother. But in the world Dickerson creates, no answers come easily. In “Crossroads,” four young people take refuge when their car breaks down on a deserted English country road, in the home of the mysterious Mr. McAllister. McAllister seems to know all about them – or does he? And what they discover about McAllister changes their future forever. Witty, ironic, haunting, and filled with memorable characters, “Desert Moon” and “Crossroads” are classic plays.< Less
Magnificent Waste By Caridad Svich
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MAGNIFICENT WASTE is a darkly savage comedy of modern manners by acclaimed US Latina playwright Caridad Svich. In this play: Lizzie B makes shock art. Arden buys beautiful things. A young man wants... More > to be famous. In a modern world addicted to sex, drugs, fashion and celebrity, three friends make a pact that will change their lives. The play explores America's appetite for excess and presents an unsettling portrait of its own undoing; a glittering but brutal exploration of modern society’s superficiality and the objectification of the human body.< Less

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