Lights on Broadway
Harriet Ziefert & Elliot Kreloff
Welcome to Lights on Broadway, where theatre fans will discover the words -- and world -- of Broadway. In this A to Z theatrical tour, A is for audition, D is for Dressing room, G is for Grip, M is for Marquee, Q is for Quick change, and the unique language of the stage is brough vividly to life by Elliot Kreloff's showstopping illustrations. Hardcover, $23.99.
A Fine Line: Scratchboard Illustrations by Scott McKowen
Scott McKowen is a prolific scratchboard illustrator who has established an international career specializing in theatre posters and book covers. McKowen has created unforgettable posters for plays by Shakespeare, Shaw, Chekhov, and Moliere; he is equally adept at interpreting works by contemporary playwrights. A Fine Line is a truly ravishing summation of McKowen's imaginative and impeccable artistry. Hardcover, $49.95, and in softcover.
The Oberon Glossary of Theatrical Terms
Theatre jargon is explained and demystified in this A-Z of stage terminology.
Perfect for both the student and the professional.
Softcover, 110 pp. $17.95.
The Penguin Dictionary of the Theatre
Jonathan Law, David Pickering & Richard Helfer
This handy reference book provides a comprehensive and illuminating guide
to the world of the theatre in over 5,000 thoroughly researched and
clearly written articles. Together with its easy-to-use format and
the breath of coverage in this dictionary makes it an invaluable
reference guide for all students and lovers of drama.
Softcover, 668 pp. $25.00.
The Faber Pocket Guide to Greek and Roman Drama
An essential, refreshingly accessible guide to Greek and Roman drama
containing entries for forty plays by all the major dramatists in the
-- Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripedes, Aristophanes, Menander, Plautus,
Terence and Seneca. Features include playwright biographies, synopses
commentary, advice on the best translations available, and a survey
of the ancient theatre and its social and political background. Softcover,
384 pp. $15.00.
Theatre World 57
Ben Hodges & Tom Lynch
A statistical and pictorial record of the Broadway and Off-Broadway
season, touring companies, and professional regional companies across
the United States. Includes complete cast listings, replacements, producers,
directors, authors, composers, opening and closing dates, song titles
- and many other vital details.
Softcover, 300 pp.
The Theatre Guide: A Comprehensive A-Z of the World's Best Plays and Playwrights
Trevor R. Griffiths
With over 500 entries on the most important plays and playwrights performed today, The
Theatre Guide provides an authoritative A-Z of the contemporary theatre scene.
Stimulating, observant and informative, this is the essential companion and reference
tool for anyone with an active interest in drama. Softcover, 424 pp. $45.95.
Theatre World 1999-2000
The authoritative statistical and pictoral record of the Broadway and Off Broadway
season, touring companies, and professional regional companies throughout the United
States. A must-have reference book for theatre lovers Softcover 295 pp. $37.95.
The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre
The twentieth century was the great century of change in the theatre and this Companion
captures the modern dynamism and huge diversity that characterized the period. Arranged
alphabetically and written by 280 contributors from 20 countries, it contains over
2,500 entries, which are international in scope, but with a particular emphasis on
English-speaking theatre. Comprehensive and authoritative. Hardcover, 866 pp. $247.50.
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