Author: Roxana Stuart
Publisher: Popular Press 1
Keywords: stage, century, blood, vampires
Number of Pages: 386
Published: 1994-01-01
List price: $22.95
ISBN-10: 0879726601
ISBN-13: 9780879726607

The vampire originally took on its characteristics in the public imagination from a series of plays written and performed by some of the most important figures in nineteenth-century theater. This work is the first major study devoted to the vampire on stage; the author discusses the figure that preceded Dracula—Lord Ruthven—the subject of more than forty English, French, and American plays. The principal works are melodramas, but the vampire theme was also treated in tragedy, opera, ballet, burlesque, farce, burletta, and satire.

Author: John A. Rice
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: stage, composers, mozart
Number of Pages: 294
Published: 2009-02-23
List price: $28.00
ISBN-10: 0521016614
ISBN-13: 9780521016612

Presenting a fresh approach to Mozart’s achievements as a composer for the stage, John A. Rice outlines the composer’s place in the operatic culture of his time. The book tells the story of how Mozart’s operas came into existence, following the processes that Mozart went through as he brought his operas from commission to performance. Chapters trace the fascinating series of interactions that took place between Mozart and librettists, singers, stage designers, orchestras, and audiences. In linking the operas by topic, Rice emphasizes what Mozart’s operas have in common,

Author: stage adaptation by George Selden James Clavell
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
Keywords: production, stage, story, children
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 1966-10-01
List price: $6.00
ISBN-10: 0822202069
ISBN-13: 9780822202066

Author: Thomas Kelly
Publisher: Back Stage Books
Keywords: stage, first, rehearsal, last, performance, show, methods, guide, management, traditional, new, running
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 1999-02-01
List price: $19.95
ISBN-10: 0823088103
ISBN-13: 9780823088102

This widely used manual for stage managers has been revised to include new methods that employ computers and spread-sheet software, automation in the theater, and contemporary event managing. Whether you work in the amateur, educational, or professional theater, you’ll find all the nuts and bolts of the craft clearly laid out in this engaging, friendly book. And there’s good advice on finding employment, too. The text, supported by many sample documents, diagrams, and charts, straddles traditional approaches and the use of computers. It shows how the communication skills of the sta

Authors:Neil Offen, Stephen Peithman,
Publisher: Heinemann Drama
Keywords: stage, directions, audience, guides, getting, guide, keeping
Number of Pages: 160
Published: 1999-05-05
List price: $13.95
ISBN-10: 0325001138
ISBN-13: 9780325001135

This book shows you how a theatre attracts and maintains the audience it needs.

Authors:Neil Offen, Stephen Peithman,
Publisher: Heinemann Drama
Keywords: stage, directions, guides, guide, publicity
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 1999-03-08
List price: $13.95
ISBN-10: 0325000824
ISBN-13: 9780325000824

The key to getting people into a regional or community theatre is getting the word out about it. But if the theatre isn’t on Broadway and doesn’t have an expert press agent (or an extensive ad budget), how does it get attention? The STAGE DIRECTIONS Guide to Publicity has the answers! From photo calls to news releases, from guerrilla marketing to subscriber communications, this book has advice to cover all needs.

Authors:James R. Brandon, Samuel L. Leiter,
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Keywords: kabuki, stage, plays, volume, villainy, vengeance
Number of Pages: 400
Published: 2002-05
List price: $52.00
ISBN-10: 082482413X
ISBN-13: 9780824824136

A collection of Kabuki play translations which trace Kabuki’s changing relations to Japanese society during the premodern era. Each translation is accompanied by an introduction that contextualizes the play.
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