Books in category Performing Arts – Reference

  • Technical Theater for Nontechnical People

    Technical Theater for Nontechnical People
    Drew Campbell

    This book teaches: Who’s who on a theatrical production team What is needed to know about technical theater and why What to look for when choosing a space for a show How to communicate with lighting, scenery, audio, and costume designers …

  • The New Comedy Writing Step by Step

    The New Comedy Writing Step by Step
    Gene Perret

    "Perret covers all aspects of comedy writing in his uniquely knowledgeable and anecdotal fashion."–Provided by publisher.

  • Of Borders and Thresholds

    Of Borders and Thresholds
    Michal Kobialka

    This is the task undertaken by the authors of this volume, the first to apply the lexicon and concepts of border theory to theatre history and performance theory.

  • The Pleasure and Pain of Cult Horror Films

    The Pleasure and Pain of Cult Horror Films
    Bartłomiej Paszylk

    Beginning with Victor Sjöström’s The Phantom Carriage in 1921, this book tracks the evolution and influence of underground cult horror over the ensuing decades, closing with William Winckler’s Frankenstein vs. the Creature from Blood …

  • Dalton Trumbo Hollywood Rebel

    Dalton Trumbo, Hollywood Rebel
    Peter Hanson

    This new critical survey–the first book-length work on Trumbo's screenwriting career–examines the scores of films on which Trumbo worked and explores the techniques that made him, at the time he was blacklisted in 1947, Hollywood's …

  • Maurice Tourneur

    Maurice Tourneur
    Harry Waldman

    Maurice Tourneur (1876ndash;1961), the French and American director, actor, and theatrical manager, is the focus of this work that takes a look at his life and career in the film industry.

  • Front Lines of Community

    Front Lines of Community
    Hermann Kappelhoff

    Based on the premise that a society’s sense of commonality depends upon media practices, this study examines how Hollywood responded to the crisis of democracy during the Second World War by creating a new genre – the war film.

  • Performance and Media

    Performance and Media
    Sarah Bay-Cheng, Jennifer Parker-Starbuck, David Z. Saltz

    An innovative approach for explicating and mapping work at the media and performance nexus

  • Par les villages Peter Handke mise en sc ne Stanislas Nordey 2013

    Par les villages (Peter Handke – mise en scène Stanislas Nordey – 2013)
    Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Sur le modèle des fiches de lecture et fiches cinéma, les fiches spectacle d'Encyclopaedia Universalis associent une analyse de spectacle et un article de fond sur son metteur en scène et/ou chorégraphe : – Pour connaître et comprendre …

  • Mel Torme

    Mel Torme
    George Hulme

    Known for a voice as mellow as his moniker, "The Velvet Fog," Mel Torme was an accomplished vocalist, pianist, drummer, songwriter, arranger and author.

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