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Working on a Song: The Lyrics of HADESTOWN Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593182574
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Published: Plume - October 6th, 2020

"Working On A Song is one of the best books about lyric writing for the theater I've read."Lin-Manuel Miranda

Anaïs
 Mitchell named to TIME's List of the 100 Most Influential People in the World of 2020


Singular Sensation: The Triumph of Broadway Cover Image
$28.00
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.


Jagged Little Pill Cover Image
By Alanis Morissette (Introduction by), Full Cast (Commentaries by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781538736999
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 10th, 2020

The official behind-the-scenes look at the powerful new musical based on Alanis Morissette's cult classic album Jagged Little Pill.


American Utopia Cover Image
$24.00
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


Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316349246
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Published: Hachette Books - October 13th, 2020

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.


This Is Not My Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374298548
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 17th, 2020

The autobiography-of-sorts of André Gregory, an iconic figure in American theater and the star of My Dinner with André


Hamilton and the Law: Reading Today's Most Contentious Legal Issues through the Hit Musical Cover Image
By Lisa A. Tucker (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781501753381
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Published: Cornell University Press - October 15th, 2020

Since its Broadway debut, Hamilton: An American Musical has infused itself into the American experience: who shapes it, who owns it, who can rap it best. Lawyers and legal scholars, recognizing the way the musical speaks to some of our most complicated constitutional issues, have embraced Alexander Hamilton as the trendiest historical face in American civics.


A High Schooler's Guide to College Performing Arts Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781662400438
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Published: Page Publishing, Inc - August 31st, 2020

High school students all across the world dream of being the future stars of the stage or screen, but many do not know how to achieve those goals. It begins with receiving the proper education. Performing-arts programs prepare students for the competitive but rewarding industry, but how does one go about entering one of those programs?


The Haunting of Lin-Manuel Miranda Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781576879245
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Published: Archway Editions - October 6th, 2020

“That’s a lot of horse hockey, Hamilton.”

Described by the New York Times as “classic activist theater” and “a cross between ‘A Christmas Carol’ and a trial at The Hague’s International Criminal Court.”

"In this, his latest work, the protean Ishmael Reed--the legendary artist and prolific writer


Time to ACT: An Intimate Photographic Portrait of Actors Backstage Cover Image
By Simon Annand, Cate Blanchett (Foreword by), Victoria Broackes (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$55.00
ISBN: 9789089898364
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Published: Lannoo Publishers - November 23rd, 2020

- A unique series of photographs that go behind the scenes in London theaters, capturing world renowned actors before they go on stage- Includes a foreword by Cate Blanchett- "Simon Annand is one of the most amazing photographers I have had the pleasure of working with.


Peggy: The Life of Margaret Ramsay, Play Agent Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781913630164
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Published: Salamander Street Ltd - October 1st, 2020

With a new foreword by Stewart Pringle, Playwright and Dramaturg of the National Theatre of Great Britain.


Winner of the 1997 Theatre Book Prize



Director    Actor     Coach: Solutions for Director/Actor Challenges Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781098309817
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Published: BookBaby - October 6th, 2020

In the absence of full-length texts on actor-director coaching for the stage, Forrest Sears aims to fill the gap with his book, Director Actor Coach: Solutions for Director/Actor Challenges.


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