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The Best American Short Plays, 2009-2010
Barbara Parisi - Applause Publications

This volume is Barbara Parisi's fifth edition as series editor.  The volumes of the new millennium include the work of playwrights Murray Schisgal, Adam Kraar, Theodore Mann, David Ives, and Mark Medoff, among... view details

Broadway Musical Quiz Book, The
Laura Frankos - Applause Publications

This book includes nearly 80 quizzes on every aspect of the Broadway musical, including sections devoted to the careers of major Broadway stars, songwriters, directors, and producers, ranging from Ethel Merman... view details

Broadway: the American Musical
Laurence Maslon & Michael Kantor - Applause Publications

A companion to the six-part PBS documentary series, Broadway: The American Musical is the first comprehensive history of the musical, from its roots at the turn of the 20th century through the smashing... view details

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield - Applause Publications

Abridged, revised edition.  To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Reduced Shakespeare Company's classic farce, two of its original writer/performers have thoroughly revised the show to bring it up to date... view details

The Gentleman Press Agent (Fifty Years in the Theatrical Trenches with Merle Debuskey)
Robert Simonson - Applause Publications

From his unlikely start as a Jewish All-American and "three-letter man" in segregated Baltimore, Merle Debuskey was for fifty years - beginning just after World War II and ending in the mid 90s - New York... view details

Horton Foote (America's Storyteller)
Wilborn Hampton - Applause Publications

In the first comprehensive biography of this remarkable writer, Wilborn Hampton introduces Foote to the countless Americans who have admired his work. Hampton, a theater critic for the New York Times,... view details

Jerry Orbach, Prince of the City (His Way from The Fantasticks to Law and Order)
John Anthony Gilvey - Applause Publications

"Jerry Orbach, Prince of the City" is the story of this versatile performer - his triumphs and tragedies public and private.  Most of all, it is a study of a gifted actor's craft as told through the... view details

Last Five Years, The (Complete Book and Lyrics)
Jason Robert Brown - Applause Publications

An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years.  The show's unconventional structure consists of Cathy, the... view details

Voice and Speech Training in the New Millennium (Conversations with Master Teachers)
Nancy Saklad - Applause Publications

"Voice and Speech Training in the New Millennium" is a collection of interviews with 24 of today's leading voice and speech teachers, each of whom has contributed to the advancement of the field and made... view details