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Plays Five

Author : Jon Fosse
ISBN : 1849430748
Genre : Drama
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Latest collection of plays by leading & award-winning European playwright.
Category: Drama

Fosse Plays Six

Author : Jon Fosse
ISBN : 9781783195855
Genre : Drama
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Jon Fosse has been called ‘the Beckett of the 21st century’ (Le Monde), and the Royal Court production of Nightsongs was dubbed ‘Waiting for Godot without the gags’. Just as Beckett’s plays — and those of all great playwrights — grew out of their time, and influenced the current styles of drama, and were part of what brought their times forward, so do Fosse’s plays now. Fosse: Plays Six marks the culmination of this Norwegian playwright’s body of work for the stage to be published in the English language. The volume includes the plays Rambuku, Freedom, Over There, These Eyes, Girl in Yellow Raincoat, Christmas Tree Song and Sea. Rambuku: Two people. One finds it difficult to speak. The other attempts to understand. But what is Rambuku? Or who is Rambuku? Freedom: There is a sense of otherness in Fosse’s work that challenges our notions of a concept such as ‘freedom’. This play questions if freedom, as we often understand it, is perhaps a prison. Over There: A woman follows a man to his death. But do they see the same images on the way to the top of the mountain? These Eyes: A snapshot of the dreamlike state of life. The characters exist in an in-between space which becomes their reality. Girl in Yellow Raincoat: An examination of our collective weakness, and the fragility of children. It asks questions about notions surrounding fear. Christmas Tree Song: A man celebrates Christmas alone (and reflects in a somewhat ironic way) on his life as he attempts to put up a Christmas tree. Sea: A group of people gathered in a kind of limbo, on a ship, disappearing into something unknown.
Category: Drama

The Luminous Darkness On Jon Fosse S Theatre

Author : Ann Henning Jocelyn
ISBN : 9781783192649
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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When Jon Fosse had his playwright début with And We Shall Never Part at the National Theatre in Bergen in 1994, he was already an established author of several novels, collections of poetry and children’s books. Since his breakthrough in 1996 with the world premiere of Someone Will Arrive at the Norwegian Theatre he has written over twenty more plays and has become the world’s most performed contemporary European playwright. Oberon Books publishes Nightsongs, The Girl on the Sofa and I Am the Wind, together with his other plays in five collections. Fosse was made a Chevalier of the Ordre national du Mérite of France in 2007 and received The International Ibsen Award in 2010.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Oberon Book Of Modern Monologues For Women Volume Two

Author : Catherine Weate
ISBN : 9781849436212
Genre : Drama
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Monologues are an essential part of every actor’s toolkit. Actors are required to perform monologues regularly throughout their career: preparing for drama school entry, showcasing skills for agents or auditioning for a role. Following on from the bestselling first volume (2008), this book showcases selected monologues from some of the finest modern plays by some of today’s leading contemporary playwrights. These monologues contain a diverse range of quirky and memorable characters that cross cultural and historical boundaries. The pieces are helpfully organised into age-specific groups: ‘Teens’, ‘Twenties’, ‘Thirties’ and ‘Forties plus’.
Category: Drama

I Am The Wind

Author : Jon Fosse
ISBN : 9781849436090
Genre : Drama
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The wind gathers, rising up suddenly. Two men on a fragile boat, a trip to sea – a few drinks, a bite to eat – when one of them decides to push on to the open ocean. Suddenly there they are: among the distant islands, the threatening fog and gathering swell of the sea, bound together on an odyssey into the unknown. Jon Fosse’s work includes novels, poetry, essays and books for children. He is one of the most produced playwrights in Europe and his plays have been translated into forty languages. Oberon Books publishes Nightsongs and The Girl on the Sofa, and his other plays in the following collections:Plays One, Plays Two, Plays Three, Plays Four and Plays Five. Plays Six is forthcoming in 2013.Oberon Books also publishes The Luminous Darkness: The Theatre of Jon Fosse by Leif Zern (translated by Ann Henning-Jocelyn).
Category: Drama

The Dead Dogs

Author : Jon Fosse
ISBN : 9781783196272
Genre : Drama
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A young man lives alone with his mother and his beloved dog in a house in a small village overlooking the fjord. The dog has run off and gone missing. This has never happened before... In The Dead Dogs, lives are shockingly disrupted by an event that changes the direction of their future. Fosse’s drama explores life lived in unexpected ways, with a sense of otherness pervading the present and colouring the characters’ relationships.
Category: Drama

Fosse

Author : Sam Wasson
ISBN : 9781473531918
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Don't dance for the audience. Dance for yourself. The basis for a lavish new drama series from Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, Fosse is the definitive book on one of Broadway's and Hollywood's most complex and dynamic icons. The only person ever to win Oscar, Emmy and Tony awards in the same year, Bob Fosse revolutionised almost every facet of American entertainment. A ground-breaking dancer, choreographer, and theatre and film director, his innumerable achievements include Cabaret, All That Jazz and Chicago, one of the longest-running Broadway musicals ever. Yet his offstage life was equally dramatic, marked by deep psychological wounds and insatiable appetites. In this richly detailed and beautifully written biography, Sam Wasson draws on a wealth of unpublished material and over 300 interviews with Fosse's family, friends, enemies, lovers and collaborators, many of them speaking publicly about Fosse for the first time. Fosse is a book bursting with energy and style, pleasure and pain - much like the man himself.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Sporting News Complete Baseball Record Book

Author : Craig Carter
ISBN : 0892046686
Genre : Baseball
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Updated through the 2001 season, this record book features regular-season individual and team records, post season records, and All-Star Game records, from minute to monumental.
Category: Baseball

Five Plays

Author : Hal Lieberman
ISBN : 1943612188
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A collection of five selected plays by playwright Hal Lieberman, including "Brother Faustus," a play in verse that won a Mellen Poetry Press award, and "Kafka in Love," which had a successful run in London. About "Kafka," critic Roger Fosse said "the magical quality of this play lies in the astonishing range of forms that Lieberman has skillfully fused together." Also included is the play "Leavings." Sylvie Drake of the L.A. Times described the course of action as having "moments of great beauty."
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It S A Hit

Author : David Sheward
ISBN : STANFORD:36105016391950
Genre : Performing Arts
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Filled with absorbing theatre lore and vintage photos, It's a Hit! relates the history of the Broadway theatre through the story of its most popular and successful shows. Spanning more than a century of American theatre, this is the first book to survey all the musicals, comedies, dramas, and thrillers that have run 500 or more performances. In fact-filled profiles, author David Sheward, Managing Editor of Back Stage, tells all about the unique events surrounding the creation and staging of each show, the personalities involved, the press reactions, and the subsequent touring productions, motion pictures, and telecasts that were derived from the Broadway hits. Trivia buffs will love the numerous behind-the-scenes anecdotes about the authors and songwriters, the producers and directors, and, of course, the performers: stars who captured the spotlight, burlesque and vaudeville veterans, hard-working chorus members, and scene-stealing unknowns. Opening dates and venues, production teams and original cats are listed. A final section is devoted to the hits of off-Broadway, and important awards like the Pulitzers and Tonys are highlighted as well.
Category: Performing Arts

The New York Times Theatre Reviews 1999 2000

Author : New York Times Theater Reviews
ISBN : 0415936977
Genre : Performing Arts
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This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrical productions. Aspinall has included only those essays that offer the most influential and controversial arguments surrounding the play. The issues discussed include gender, authority, female autonomy and unruliness, courtship and marriage, language and speech, and performance and theatricality.
Category: Performing Arts

Complete Baseball Record Book

Author : Sporting News
ISBN : 0892045949
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The Complete Baseball Record Book covers every major league baseball record ever set -- and is up-to-date through the end of the 1997 season. It includes: -- League records for hitting, pitching, fielding, and baserunning -- Team-by-team records and year-by-year statistical leaders -- Records for the World Series, playoffs, and All-Star games
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Theatre Index

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ISBN : IND:30000092990229
Genre : Theater
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New York

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ISBN : NWU:35556035363662
Genre : New York (N.Y.)
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Category: New York (N.Y.)

The Oxford English Dictionary

Author : Sir James Augustus Henry Murray
ISBN : UOM:49015002911122
Genre : English language
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Category: English language

Knives In Hens

Author : David Harrower
ISBN : 9781472574336
Genre : Drama
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The village has lied. William has lied. It is not because I am undeserving. Not because I am young and they are old. God has given them nothing. I know this now. Knives in Hens is a brutal fable set in a timeless spartan rural community. First staged at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh in June 1995, before transferring to the Bush Theatre, London, in November 1995, the play was playwright David Harrower's first professionally produced work. It has been staged in twenty-five countries around the world and is widely acknowledged as a modern Scottish classic. A remarkable play about the transformative power of knowledge and an emerging consciousness as the world moves from rural to the urban and industrial. With an introduction by Mark Fisher.
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