The Life of the Drama
Paperback ISBN: 1557831106
"Eric Bentley's radical new look at the grammar of theatre...is a work of exceptional virtue...CENTRAL, INDISPENSABLE...The book justifies its title by being precisely about the ways in which life manifests itself in the theatre...THIS IS A BOOK TO BE READ AGAIN AND AGAIN." - Frank Kermode, The New York Review of Books
Zap the Gaps!
Target Higher Performance and Achieve It!
Hardcover ISBN: 0060503009
Combines a fast-moving business parable with step-by-step instructions on problem solving and performance improvement, outlining the GAPS approach that covers "Going for the SHOULDs," "Analyzing the IS," "Pin Down the Causes," and "Select the Right Solutions."
Gilda Radner : A Sort of Love Story
Paperback ISBN: 1557832765
In a series of funny, tender, and touching dialogues, former Saturday Night Live writer Zweibel recalls his buddy-and-almost-lover friendship with SNL actress Gilda Radner, who died of ovarian cancer. Zweibel claims he "merely scribbled the dialogues playing in my head," and, indeed, these recreated conversations have a neurotic, sarcastic, and vulnerable air of aunthenticity. The actress and writer become fast friends on the SNL set and segue into personal revelation.
Bentley on Brecht
Paperback ISBN: 1557833311
Included in this are Bentley's published analyses and commentaries on Brecht's plays, as well as some new thoughts of recent years. Also included is Bentley's highly personal memoir of his years with Brecht; his personal recollections of Charles Laughton's L.A. production of Galileo and Brecht's testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee.
First You Sit on the Floor
A Guide to Developing a Youth Theatre Troupe
Paperback ISBN: 0325004587
Author/teacher Michael Burns knows from experience how to develop new original theatre pieces on topics that matter to todays kids, from substance abuse, teen sexuality, and violence prevention to respect for the differently abled.
A Singular Journey : A Biography
Paperback ISBN: 1557834474
Mel Gussow's critically-acclaimed biography of the three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright (SEASCAPE, A DELICATE BALANCE, THE ZOO STORY), who first electrified the American theatre scene in the 1960s with his groundbreaking THE ZOO STORY followed by the now legendary WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?