1984 Broadway Edition

Author: George Orwell
Publisher: Oberon Modern Plays
ISBN: 1786822229
Release Date: 2017-06-15
Genre: English drama

An edited and updated version of the script that ties in with the 2017 Broadway production.

Dario Fo

Author: Tony Mitchell
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781408148631
Release Date: 2014-01-08
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The first and only full-length critical study of Dario Fo, the 1997 Nobel Prize for Literature Winner This book, now extensively rewritten and updated, remains the only full-length critical study to cover various phases of Dario Fo's theatrical career. It looks at Fo's political influences and also the influence on his work of various theatrical motifs, including the great clown traditions which stretch back to the middle ages. The political work of Dario Fo and his wife/collaborator Franca Rame is charted from the 1960s up to the present to give the reader clear insight into this playwright/performer's unique literary and theatrical strengths. Each of Fo's plays and productions is discussed at length and the author has included an extensive and updated bibliography which includes full production details, quotes and writings about Fo. Always a popular performer in his native Italy, Fo has been one of the world's most performed dramatists. In the author's words: he is the "people's court jester".

House of Games

Author: David Mamet
Publisher: Oberon Books Limited
ISBN: 184943008X
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Drama

An adaptation of the well-known 1987 David Mamet film by critically acclaimed and award-winning writer Richard Bean.

The London Stage 1900 1909

Author: J. P. Wearing
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810892941
Release Date: 2013-12-05
Genre: Performing Arts

This is a day-by-day calendar of plays produced at the major London theatres from January 1, 1900 to December 31, 1909. Covering dozens of west-end theatres and including production details of thousands of plays, operas, and ballets, this revised edition provides expanded or new information about authors, actors, plots, reviews, and more.

The Oxford Handbook of the British Musical

Author: Robert Gordon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199988747
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Music

The first comprehensive academic survey of British musical theatre from its origins, The Oxford Handbook of the British Musical offers both a historical account of musical theatre from 1728 and a range of in-depth critical analyses of key works and productions that illustrate its aesthetic values and sociocultural meanings.

The Encyclopedia of Film

Author: James Monaco
Publisher: Perigee
ISBN: STANFORD:36105025397154
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Performing Arts

A collection for laypersons and experts alike, this authoritative work includes biographies of the stars, producers, directors, writers, technical information, and more

Contemporary Theatre Film and Television

Author: Owen O'Donnell
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0810320711
Release Date: 1990-07-20
Genre: Performing Arts

Biographical reference providing information on individuals active in the theatre, film, and television industries. Covers not only performers, directors, writers, and producers, but also behind-the-scenes specialists such as designers, managers, choreographers, technicians, composers, executives, dancers, and critics from the United States and Great Britain.

The Cambridge Guide to Theatre

Author: Martin Banham
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521434378
Release Date: 1995-09-21
Genre: Drama

Includes information about playwrights, important actors and directors, theaters, companies, movements, events, technology, and other aspects of theater.

City of Glass

Author: Paul Auster
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1786821702
Release Date: 2017-04-20
Genre: English drama

When reclusive crime writer Daniel Quinn receives a mysterious call seeking a private detective in the middle of the night, he quickly and unwittingly becomes the protagonist in a thriller of his own. As the familiar territory of the noir detective genre gives way to something altogether more disturbing, Quinn becomes consumed by his mission, and begins to lose his grip on reality.

Theatrephile

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105014792720
Release Date: 1984
Genre: Theater