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100 Great Plays For Women

Author : Lucy Kerbel
ISBN : 1848421850
Genre : Drama
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Lucy Kerbel's '100 great plays for women' is a guide to a hundred plays that put female performers centre stage, dispelling the myth that 'there aren't any good plays for women'. Women buy the majority of theatre tickets, make up half the acting profession and are often the largest cohort of any youth theatre or drama club. And yet they have traditionally been underrepresented on stage. 100 Great Plays for Women seeks to address this gap by celebrating plays that put female performers centre stage.
Category: Drama

Jeffrey Lyons 100 Great Movies For Kids

Author : Jeffrey Lyons
ISBN : 9780684803395
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 38.68 MB
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Profiling one hundred child-appropriate videos for five- to twelve-year-olds, a parent's guide is organized by category and includes cast and credit listings, plot summaries, and background information. Original. 17,500 first printing.
Category: Performing Arts

The 101 Greatest Plays

Author : Michael Billington
ISBN : 9781783350322
Genre : Performing Arts
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Having surveyed post-war British drama in State of the Nation, Michael Billington now looks at the global picture. In this provocative and challenging new book, he offers his highly personal selection of the 100 greatest plays ranging from the Greeks to the present-day. But his book is no mere list. Billington justifies his choices in extended essays- and even occasional dialogues- that put the plays in context, explain their significance and trace their performance history. In the end, it's a book that poses an infinite number of questions. What makes a great play? Does the definition change with time and circumstance? Or are certain common factors visible down the ages? It's safe to say that it's a book that, in revising the accepted canon, is bound to stimulate passionate argument and debate. Everyone will have strong views on Billington's chosen hundred and will be inspired to make their own selections. But, coming from Britain's longest-serving theatre critic, these essays are the product of a lifetime spent watching and reading plays and record the adventures of a soul amongst masterpieces.
Category: Performing Arts

All Change Please

Author : Lucy Kerbel
ISBN : 1848426585
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'Lucy Kerbel's work has become increasingly pivotal in helping the entire industry raise its game... this illuminating book answers the cynic, informs the impartial, converts the supporter into an activist and equips them all; not in a rallying cry of anger-fuelled idealism, but in a calm, pragmatic and clear-eyed way.' Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre, from his Foreword Theatre needs to change. Everywhere - in its boardrooms, on its stages, throughout its repertoires - it could be so much more successful at reflecting the gender balance of the world it seeks to represent. This is a book about why change matters, its benefits - artistic, commercial, ethical and social - and how, with everyone's help, we can actually achieve it. From small shifts, such as how you run your meetings, or what's on the shelves of your school library, to rethinking concepts as huge as the art we inherit, how we attribute excellence, and the constraints we unwittingly pass on to the next generation, there are things we can all do to bring about change. In this book, you'll find provocations to help you consider your current practices and their effects, challenge unconscious biases and identify opportunities for change, plus strategies and tools to help you decide where best to focus your efforts, to convince others why change matters, and to achieve meaningful, lasting success. Eye-opening, empowering and inspiring, All Change Please is a book for anyone who loves theatre. Whether you make it, teach it, watch it or study it, everyone has their own unique part to play in helping refresh, reshape and re-imagine the industry as truly diverse, equal and inclusive. 'We are the industry. If things will shift it is down to us, all of us, to make that happen. We all need to reflect on how we work, how we think, and how we make choices. That's what will drive the greatest change.' Since 2011, Lucy Kerbel and her organisation Tonic Theatre have been working with companies and individuals across the theatre industry to support them in achieving greater gender equality in their work and workforces. Her first book, 100 Great Plays for Women, is also published by Nick Hern Books.

Love And Thunder

Author : Kendall
ISBN : STANFORD:36105040936002
Genre : Drama
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Category: Drama

The 100 Greatest Baseball Games Of The 20th Century Ranked

Author : Joseph J. Dittmar
ISBN : 9780786409150
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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More than 150,000 major league baseball games were played in the 20th century. Here are ranked the 100 greatest, the very best (less than 1/10th of 1 percent) of the contests. They feature brilliant individual pitching performances, pitching duels, remarkable individual batting achievements, team offensive explosions, mind-numbing comebacks, multiple lead changes, team rivalries and heroics in final at-bats. The games are from the regular season, pennant races, playoffs, and the World Series. The inclusion of some games might be surprising, but all of them twanged or hammered the nerves of both spectators and participants.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The 100 Greatest American Athletes

Author : Martin Gitlin
ISBN : 9781538110270
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In this book, Martin Gitlin has ranked the 100 greatest American athletes across all sports, from football and baseball to the decathlon and skateboarding. Taken into consideration are the athletes’ achievements, mental toughness, versatility, athleticism, and overall impact on their sport.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Drama 100

Author : Daniel S. Burt
ISBN : 0816060746
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Presents literary criticism of one hundred plays of world literature, providing plot summaries for each play, a profile of the author, and an assessment of the play's characters and major themes.
Category: Literary Criticism

100 Greatest American Plays

Author : Thomas S. Hischak
ISBN : 9781442256064
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 89.82 MB
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100 Greatest American Plays is the 1st book on the 100 greatest American, non-musical plays. Arranged alphabetically, each entry covers each play extensively including the plot, the production history, a summary of the critical reaction, its influence and long-range effects, cast lists of notable stage and film versions, and a playwright biography.
Category: Performing Arts

Multicultural Scenes For Young Actors

Author : Craig Slaight
ISBN : 1880399482
Genre : Performing Arts
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Designed to explore the rich cultural diversity in dramatic literature.
Category: Performing Arts