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            A Dancer's Dream

            A Dancer's Dream (Hardback)

            By Woodfine, Katherine; Illustrated by Stewart, Lizzy

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            With exquisite illustrations from the incomparable Lizzy Steward - winner of the Waterstone's Book Prize - A Dancer's Dream is a glorious retelling of The Nutcracker, and the perfect Christmas gift.

            ISBN 9781471186158
            Released NZ 2 Dec 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            The Drama of Coronation: Medieval Ceremony in Early Modern England
              

            The Drama of Coronation: Medieval Ceremony in Early Modern England (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hunt, Alice

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            Assesses the impact of the Reformation on the period's coronation ceremonies, and examines how they were described by contemporary observers.

            ISBN 9780521182874
            Released NZ 17 Feb 2011
            Publisher Cambridge University Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

            A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Paperback)

            By Sondheim, Stephen; Shevelove, Burt; Gelbart, Larry

            • RRP: $27.99
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            The book and lyrics of the first musical for which Sondheim composed the score as well. Forum opened in 1962 and is Sondheim's longest running play. Other plays for which he has written both the music and lyrics are A Little Night Music , Into the Woods and Assassins .

            ISBN 9781854591456
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2006
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Direction: Readings in Theatre Practice
             

            Direction: Readings in Theatre Practice (Paperback)

            By Shepherd, Simon

            • RRP: $87.99
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            Is directing an art? Do directors need to be trained? What do directors actually do? These questions and more are answered in this accessibly written survey of the art of theatre direction. Its broad scope ranges across the theatres of both America and Europe, looking at practice...s from Stanislavski up to the present day.
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            ISBN 9780230276222
            Released NZ 17 Dec 2012
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Readings in Theatre Practice
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            Theatre and Mind
              

            Theatre and Mind (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McConachie, Bruce; McConachie

            • RRP: $36.99
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            All performance depends upon our abilities to create, perceive, remember, imagine and empathize. Theatre & Mind provides an introduction to the cognitive foundations of theatre studies and argues that key developments in cognitive science actually challenge some of the major assu...mptions about what takes place in the theatre.
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            ISBN 9780230275836
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Theatre and
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            Building Utopia: The Barbican Centre
             

            Building Utopia: The Barbican Centre (Hardback)

            Edited by Kenyon, Nicholas; By Harle, Matthew

            • RRP: $85.00
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            • Pub Date
              2 Feb 22

            A sumptuous celebration of London's internationally famous Barbican Arts Centre for the 40th anniversary of its opening in 1982.

            ISBN 9781849946810
            Released NZ 2 Feb 2022
            Publisher Pavilion Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Kate the Great, Except When She's Not

            Kate the Great, Except When She's Not (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Becker, Suzy; Edited by Robert, M. Lewis

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            Robert M. Lewis has assembled a remarkable collection of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century primary sources that document America's age of theatrical spectacle. In eight parts, Lewis explores dime museums, minstrelsy, circuses, melodramas, burlesque shows, Wild West shows, a...musement parks, and vaudeville.
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            ISBN 9780385387422
            Released NZ 15 Aug 2014
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Series Kate the Great
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            North by Shakespeare: A Rogue Scholar's Quest for the Truth Behind the Bard's Work
             

            North by Shakespeare: A Rogue Scholar's Quest for the Truth Behind the Bard's Work (Hardback)

            By Blanding, Michael

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            From the acclaimed author of The Map Thief, the true story of a self-taught Shakespeare sleuth's quest to prove his eye-opening theory about the source of the English language's most famous plays, taking readers inside the vibrant era of Elizabethan England and the contemporary s...cene of Shakespeare scholars and obsessives. A work of gripping non-fiction, North by Shakespeare presents the twinning narratives of rogue scholar Dennis McCarthy, called the Steve Jobs of the Shakespeare community, and Sir Thomas North, an Elizabethan courtier whom McCarthy believes to be the undiscovered source for Shakespeare's plays. Dennis McCarthy is an unlikely figure, a fifty-something college dropout who, for the last fifteen years, has obsessively pursued the true source of Shakespeare's works. His findings are stunning. With the help of plagiarism software, he has not only found direct links between Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Thomas North's published and unpublished writings, but he has also discovered plotlines in the plays seemingly lifted straight from North's colorful life. McCarthy's wholly original conclusion is this: Shakespeare wrote the plays, but he adapted them from source plays written by North decades before-many penned on behalf of North's patron Robert Dudley, in his efforts to woo Queen Elizabeth. That bold theory answers many lingering questions about the Bard with compelling new evidence, including a newly unearthed journal of North's travels through France and Italy, filled with details of places appearing in the plays where Shakespeare himself is never known to have traveled. North by Shakespeare alternates between the dramatic life of Thomas North, the intrigues of the Tudor court, the rivalries of English Renaissance theatre, and outsider scholar Dennis McCarthy's attempts to air his provocative ideas in the clubby world of Shakespearean scholarship. Through it all, Blanding employs his keen journalistic eye to craft a
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            ISBN 9780316493246
            Publisher Hachette
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            Shakespearean: On Life and Language in Times of Disruption
             

            Shakespearean: On Life and Language in Times of Disruption (Hardback)

            By McCrum, Robert

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            A remarkable book that takes us to the heart of Shakespeare's art and influence. --James Shapiro When Robert McCrum began his recovery from a life-changing stroke, he discovered that the only words that made sense to him were snatches of Shakespeare. Unable to travel or move as h...e used to, the First Folio became his book of life --an endless source of inspiration through which he could embark on journeys of the mind and see a reflection of our own disrupted times. An acclaimed writer and journalist, McCrum has spent the last twenty-five years immersed in Shakespeare's work, on stage and on the page. During this prolonged exploration, Shakespeare's poetry and plays, so vivid and contemporary, have become his guide and consolation. In Shakespearean he asks: why is it that we always return to Shakespeare, particularly in times of acute crisis and dislocation? What is the key to his hold on our imagination? And why do the collected works of an Elizabethan writer continue to speak to us as if they were written yesterday? Shakespearean is a rich, brilliant and superbly drawn portrait of an extraordinary artist, one of the greatest writers who ever lived. Through an enthralling narrative, ranging widely in time and space, McCrum seeks to understand Shakespeare within his historical context while also exploring the secrets of literary inspiration, and examining the nature of creativity itself. Witty and insightful, he makes a passionate and deeply personal case that Shakespeare's words and ideas are not just enduring in their relevance - they are nothing less than the eternal key to our shared humanity.
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            ISBN 9781643137896
            Publisher Pegasus Books
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            Auditioning for Film and Television: A Post #MeToo Guide
              

            Auditioning for Film and Television: A Post #MeToo Guide (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd edition)

            By Bishop, Nancy

            • RRP: $49.99
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            • Pub Date
              7 Apr 22

            'If you're working with Nancy Bishop you know you're in good, accomplished hands, whether you're a director or an actor.' - Neil Burger, Director of The Illusionist Auditioning for Film and Television is a must-have book and video guide for actors, written from the perspective of... a casting director and offering practical advice on audition technique, scene analysis, online casting and social media. It is a practical workbook that teaches actors the craft of film auditioning in front of the camera. It shows actors how to use today's technology and social media to advance their careers and features success strategies alongside exercises to achieve results in the casting studio. This new edition offers expert advice on the following topics that have emerged in the industry since the #metoo movement: - How actors can most professionally conduct themselves in a casting situation, and on set, when there is sexuality inherent in a role - How both interviewers and interviewees can keep the relationship clear, professional and above board - What resources are available if issues arise
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            ISBN 9781350155947
            Released NZ 7 Apr 2022
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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