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Festival Designs By Inigo Jones An Exhbition of Drawings for Scenery and Costumes for the Court Masques of James I and Charles I

By Jones, Inigo [Strong, Roy]

International Exhibition Foundation, 1967 Introduction and catalogue by Roy Strong, Foreword by Thomas S.Wragg. Lent and reproduced by permission of his Grace the Duke of Devonshire and the Trustees of the Chatsworth Settlement. A travelling exhibit that was displayed 1967-1968 at the following locations : National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston TX, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA, The Detroit Institute of Art, MI,The National Gallery of Art, Ottawa, Canada, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond VA, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery, Kansas City MS, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis MN, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, 118p. Illus. Name of previous owner on ffep, Original wraps with some (repaired) damage to spine.. First Thus. Softcover. Good>Very Good. Illus. by Inigo Jones.

$12.00

Strife : A Drama in Three Acts

By Galsworthy, John

Toronto: Copp Clark, 1939 110p. some pencil notes & underlining. Reprint. Hardcover. Goo/No Jacket.

$5.00

Tonight We Improvise & Leonora Addio (The Pirandello Society of Canada Series)

By Pirandello, Luigi

Ottawa: Canadian Society of Italian Studies, 1987 Translated with an introduction and notes by J.Douglas Campbell & Leonard G Sbrocci, "The Pirandello Society of Canada , formed in 1984 has the precise aim of making Pirandello better known through new publications and other initiatives.... the Society has instituted this series, to be published by the Biblioteca di Quaderni d' Italianistica, in collaberatoin with thre Canadian Society of Italian Studies." 122p. . 1st Canadian Edition.. Softcover. Near Fine.

$35.00

Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition

By Linnell, Rosemary & Hahn, Daniel

London: Shakespeare's Globe, 2001 About the backgound and development behind the modern reconstruction of the Elizabethan Globe theatre in London. 76p.illus. 1st UK Edition. Softcover. New.

$15.00

We'll Hear a Play

By Trewin, J.C

London: Carroll & Nicholson, 1949 A collection of reviews of performances in British theatres in the 1940's by the well known theatre critic J.C.Trewin. "Shakespeare is plainly his first enthusiasm: but he writes with relish and urbanity on any theatrical subject from the art of Sid Field to a Priestley play in a Welsh miners' hall, or from Shaw to a straws-in-the hair farce or the ways of Ruritania . the author will go anywhere to hear a play, or for that matter, any form of stage entertainment" 308p. Signed by author on title page. Signed by Author. First Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good, Slight Chips.

$25.00

Cupid, Satyr and the Golden Age: Pastoral Dramatic Scenes in the Late Renaissance

By Niccoli, Gabriele

New York: Peter Lang, 1989 "The purpose of the present work is to analyze three major conventional scenes .. in three pastoral plays : the "Aminta" of Tasso; Guarini's "Pastor Fido" , and the "Bergerie" by Montechrestien. Text in English with passages in Italian and French. 234p. bibliography.index . 1st US Edition.. Laminated Hardcover. As New.

$40.00

Clever as Paint: The Rossettis in Love

By Morrisey, Kim

Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press, 2000 "...a wickedly funny appraisal" in a dramatic presentation of the relationships between Dante Gabriel Rossetti, his wife Lizzie Siddal and William Morris. "Strangely beautiful, witty and compassionate [it] offers fresh insights into the boundaries between art, craft, grief, inspiration and despair.. 1st Ca. Softcover. As New.

$12.50

Stage Designs

By Jeudwine, Wynne

Lndon: R.I.B.A./ Country Life, 1968 From the Renaissance until the birth of modern naturalistic drama. theatre audiences expected performances to be staged in stunning, illusionistic sets.What these 16th-19th. century "spectaculars" looked like can be seeninthe supurb designs reproduced here. This was the period when operas were more like variety and the stage designer was often more acclaimed than the singers. the great age of the Theatre of Illusion.(Royal Institute of British Architects. Drawings series) 64p illus. bliography. 1st UK Edition.. Softcover. As New.

$7.50

Serjeant Musgrave's Dance, an Unhistorical Parable.

By Arden, John

New York: Grove Press, 1962 A play by English playwright John Arden, written in 1959 and premiered at the Royal Court Theatre on October 22 of that year. In Arden's introductory note to the text, he describes it as "a realistic, but not a naturalistic" play. Four songs are performed that Arden writes should be sung not to an original score but to "folk-song airs." This US edition is illustrated by photographs from the English production. 104p, + 8 pages of photographs. First US.. Softcover. Very Good.

$9.00

Soliloquy ! The Shakespeare Monologues (Women0
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Soliloquy ! The Shakespeare Monologues (Women0

By Shakespeare, William

New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1988 A collection of extracts of significant speeches with some commentaries 193p. bibliography. 193p. bibliography. 1st.US Ed... Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Edited Michael Earley & Philippa Keil.

$5.00

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Straford Festival Edition)
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Straford Festival Edition)

By Shakespeare, William

Toronto: C.B.C. Enterprises, 1998 Text based on the Globe Text and the 1984 production at the Ontario Stratford Festival Theatre Edited by Elliot Hayes and Michal Schonberg, Directed by John Hirsch, costume sketches by Desmond Heeley) 111p. plates(some.col) Donor inscription on ffep, else fine. 1st.Can Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$10.00

Kean: The Imaginary Memoirs of an Actor

By Berstl, Julius

New York: Orion Press, 1962 A fictional biography of the English actor Edmund Kean ( 1787 - 15 May 1833) was a celebrated British Shakespearean stage actor born in England, who performed in London, Belfast, New York, Quebec, and Paris among other places. He was well known for his short stature and tumultuous personal life. Clrean tight copy, ffep missing, esle near fine. 1st US Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.

$10.00

Beerbohm Tree: His Life and Laughter

By Pearson, Hesketh

New York: Harper Brothers, 1956 "The first biography of one of the theaters richest, most humorous characters here portrayed as lover, actor, producer and personality." Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree ( 1852 - 1917) English actor and theatre manager.Tree began performing in the 1870s. in 1887, as manager of the Haymarket Theatre, highly praised for adventurous programming and lavish productions, and starring in many of its productions. In 1899, he helped fund the rebuilding, and became manager, of His Majesty's Theatre. Again, he promoted a mix of Shakespeare and classic plays with new works and adaptations of popular novels, giving them spectacular productions in this large house, and often playing leading roles. Although Tree was regarded as a versatile and skilled actor, particularly in character roles, by his later years, his technique was seen as mannered and old fashioned. He founded the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1904 and was knighted, for his contributions to theatre, in 1909. 250p. plates. index. Neat tght copy, ffep missing, else near fine. 1st US Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.

$10.00

L'Alouette

By Anouilh, Jean

Paris: La Table Ronde, 1953 Text of play originally peformed at the Theatre Montparnasse 14th October 1953. 229p. In original wraps, pages untrimmed. Paper slightly age-toned. Bookplate of previous owner on ffep. First Edition.. Original Wraps. Very Good.

$45.00

The Trial of the Pendle Witches: A Play

By Kemp, Graham

Lancaster: Scotforth Books, 2013 Graham Kemp's play chronicling the course of these notorious prosecutions 400 years ago - the second largest witch trial in English history and biggest ever group execution for witchcraft. The Wonderous Discoverie of Witches in the Countie of Lancaster penned by Clerk of the Court Thomas Potts inspired this fascinating script, which delves beneath and beyond the official account to reveal a more complex and compromising human tragedy. 89p. bibliography. 1st UK Edition.. Softcover. Very Good.

$75.00

The Language of Drama - Drama as a Language.

By Esslin, Martin.

Stratford, Ontario: Stratford Festival, 1983 A Lecture given by Martin Esslin for the Stratford Shakespearean Festival. August 14, 1983.. First Thus.. Softcover. Very Good.

$7.50

To Stratford with Love

By Monsarrat, Nicholas

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart,, 1963 "The Story of Nicholas Monsarrat's Ten Year Love Affair with the Most Satisfying Theatre in North America, the Festival Theatre of Stratford, Canada" 128p. Paper covers slightly scuffed. Name of previous owner on ffep.. 1st Pbk Ed... Original Wraps. Very Good.

$25.00

The Man Born to be King : A Play-cycle on the Life of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ

By Sayers,Dorothy Leigh

London: Victor Gollancz, 1966 Texts of radio plays first broadcast on BBC Dec. 1941-Oct. 1942. Producer Val Gielgud. First published 1943, reprinted 1966. Reprint.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$25.00

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre: A Cut- Out Model Reconstruction of the Globe Theatre

By Lanchester, Waldo S

Stratford-upon Avon: The Puppet Centre 1st Thus.. Folder. Near Fine.

$20.00

Thr Glass Menagerie

By Williams, Tennessee

Toronto: Mind's Eye / Jabberwocky, 1963 Play read by Montgomery Clift and Helen Hayes. Vintage 2 sided audio cassette, brand new and sealed in original package. Playing time 60 minutes.. First Thus.. Plastic Folder. New. Audio Cassette.

$30.00

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