Performing Arts Books - 2020 Bestsellers - Page 2

The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250301826
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 4th, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of Fifth Avenue, Five A.M. and Fosse comes the revelatory account of the making of a modern American masterpiece

Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316349253
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Published: Hachette Books - October 15th, 2019

In this New York Times bestselling follow-up to her critically acclaimed memoir, Home, Julie Andrews reflects on her astonishing career, including such classics as Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and Victor/Victoria.

In Pieces Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538763032
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 15th, 2019

In this intimate, haunting literary memoir and New York Times Notable Book of the year, an American icon tells her own story for the first time -- about a challenging and lonely childhood, the craft that helped her find her voice, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother.

Singular Sensation: The Triumph of Broadway Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501166631
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - November 10th, 2020

The extraordinary story of a transformative decade on Broadway, featuring gripping behind-the-scenes accounts of shows such as Rent, Angels in America, Chicago, The Lion King, and The Producers—shows that changed the history of the American theater.

The 1990s was a decade of profound change on Broadway.

Officer Clemmons: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948226707
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Published: Catapult - May 5th, 2020

The intimate debut memoir by the man known to the world as Mister Rogers' Neighborhood's Officer Clemmons, who made history as the first African American actor to have a recurring role on a children's television program.

The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s: An Oral History Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524744977
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Published: Dutton - March 24th, 2020


The untold stories behind The Office, one of the most iconic television shows of the twenty-first century, told by its creators, writers, and actors


The Way I Heard It Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982130855
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Published: Gallery Books - October 15th, 2019


Executive producer and host Mike Rowe presents a delightfully entertaining, seriously fascinating collection of his favorite episodes from America’s #1 short-form podcast, The Way I Heard It, along with a host of personal memories, ruminations, and insights.

Best Actress: The History of Oscar®-Winning Women Cover Image
By Stephen Tapert, Roxane Gay (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781978808058
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Published: Rutgers University Press - December 10th, 2019

Ingrid Bergman. Audrey Hepburn. Elizabeth Taylor. Jane Fonda. Meryl Streep. The list of women who have won the coveted and legendary Academy Award for Best Actress is long and varied.

A-Z Great Film Directors Cover Image
By Matt Glasby (With), Andy Tuohy
ISBN: 9781788400565
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Published: Cassell - October 2nd, 2018

A striking, design-led reference book. A-Z Great Film Directors features Andy Tuohy's portraits of 52 directors significant for their contribution to cinema including kings of world cinema Wong Kar-Wai and Akira Kurosawa, arthouse pioneers Fritz Lang and David Lynch as well as the often under-appreciated female directors Kathryn Bigelow and Jane Campion.

American Utopia Cover Image
ISBN: 9781635576689
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 27th, 2020

From former Talking Heads frontman and multimedia visionary David Byrne and revered bestselling author, illustrator, and artist Maira Kalman--an inspiring celebration in words and art of the connections between us all.

Don't miss the Spike Lee film of the Broadway hit American Utopia--on HBO.
A Beat Most Anticipated Graphic Novel of Fall 2020

Cary Grant: A Brilliant Disguise Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501192111
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 20th, 2020

Film historian and acclaimed New York Times bestselling biographer Scott Eyman has written the definitive, “captivating” (Associated Press) biography of Hollywood legend Cary Grant, one of the most accomplished—and beloved—actors of his generation, who remains as popular as ever today.

Born Archibald Leach in 1904, he came to America as a

Broadway Musicals: Show by Show Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493047697
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Published: Applause Books - December 15th, 2019

This updated edition of one of the bestselling and comprehensive Broadway reference books, first published in 1985, has been expanded to include many of the most important and memorable productions of American musical theater, including revivals.

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