Books in category Performing Arts – Reference

  • Meyer Berger s New York

    Meyer Berger’s New York
    Meyer Berger

    "Mike Berger was one of the great reporters of our day . . . he was a master of the color story, the descriptive narrative of sights and sounds-of a parade, an eclipse, a homicidal maniac running amok . . . or just a thunderstorm that broke …

  • Radical Gestures

    Radical Gestures
    Jayne Wark

    Wark brings together a wide range of artists, including Lisa Steele, Martha Rosler, Lynda Benglis, Gillian Collyer, Margaret Dragu, and Sylvie Tourangeau, and provides detailed readings and viewings of individual pieces, many of which have …

  • 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 …

  • Prime Time Animation

    Prime Time Animation
    Carol Stabile

    This fascinating book explores the landscape of television animation, from Bedrock to Springfield, and beyond.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Taiwan Cinema

    Taiwan Cinema
    Kuei-Fen Chiu

    The book examines recent developments in Taiwan cinema, with particular focus on a leading contemporary Taiwan filmmaker, Wei Te-sheng, who is responsible for such Asian blockbusters as Cape No.7, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale and …

  • Conrad Veidt on Screen

    Conrad Veidt on Screen
    John T. Soister

    This work thoroughly details Veidt’s film career. It lists all movies that he was involved in and provides a synopsis, cast and crew, and reviews of each film.

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