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Sappho : a Play In Verse

by Durrell, Lawrence

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1967
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London: Faber & Faber, 1967 Reprint.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Curculio

by Plauto [Titus Maccius Plautus]

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1991
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First Thus
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Syracuse: Scuola Di Teatro dell' Inda, 1991 Curculio, also called The Weevil, is a Latin comedic play for the early Roman theatre by Titus Maccius Plautus. It is the shortest of Plautus's surviving plays. Italian text "Traduzione della Scuola Di Teatro dell' Inda, sotto la direzione di Giusto Monaco." Giusto Monaco : Italian classical philologist. Professor of Latin literature… Read more
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Brave Enterprise, A History of The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

by Chesterton, A.K

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1934
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London: J.Miles & Co, 1934 Issued by the Governors of The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.This is an official account describing Charles Flowr and his efforts to establish the original Shakespeare Memorial Theatre which opened in 1879. After a devastatng fire in 1926 funds had to be raised to replace it. There are chapters on Sir Archibald Flower and the… Read more
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Strife : A Drama in Three Acts

by Galsworthy, John

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1939
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Toronto: Copp Clark, 1939 110p. some pencil notes & underlining. Reprint. Hardcover. Goo/No Jacket.
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Tonight We Improvise & Leonora Addio (The Pirandello Society of Canada Series)

by Pirandello, Luigi

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1987
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1st Canadian Edition.
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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,… Read more
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We'll Hear a Play

by Trewin, J.C

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1949
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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… Read more
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Cupid, Satyr and the Golden Age: Pastoral Dramatic Scenes in the Late Renaissance

by Niccoli, Gabriele

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1989
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1st US Edition.
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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.
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Clever as Paint: The Rossettis in Love

by Morrisey, Kim

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2000
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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.
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Stage Designs

by Jeudwine, Wynne

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1968
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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.… Read more
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Serjeant Musgrave's Dance, an Unhistorical Parable.

by Arden, John

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1962
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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… Read more
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Soliloquy ! The Shakespeare Monologues (Women0

by Shakespeare, William

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1988
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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.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Straford Festival Edition)

by Shakespeare, William

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1998
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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.
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Kean: The Imaginary Memoirs of an Actor

by Berstl, Julius

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1962
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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,… Read more
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Beerbohm Tree: His Life and Laughter

by Pearson, Hesketh

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Published
1956
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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… Read more
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L'Alouette

by Anouilh, Jean

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1953
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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.
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The Trial of the Pendle Witches: A Play

by Kemp, Graham

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2013
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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… Read more
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The Language of Drama - Drama as a Language.

by Esslin, Martin.

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1983
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Stratford, Ontario: Stratford Festival, 1983 A Lecture given by Martin Esslin for the Stratford Shakespearean Festival. August 14, 1983.. First Thus.. Softcover. Very Good.
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The Man Born to be King : A Play-cycle on the Life of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ

by Sayers,Dorothy Leigh

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1966
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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.
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Thr Glass Menagerie

by Williams, Tennessee

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1963
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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.
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The Greek Theatre

by McLeish,Kenneth

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Published
1982
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London: Longman, 1982 Well illustrated introduction for schools in the "Aspects of Greek Life" 65p. illus.. Reprint.. Rebound Copy. Good. Ex-Library.
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