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    The Perfect Stage Crew
    The Complete Technical Guide for High School, College, and Community Theater
    By John Kaluta
    (Allworth Press)
    Here is a must-have book for anyone producing a stage show without a Broadway-sized budget. Written by a technical theater veteran, The Perfect Stage Crew explains the pitfalls to avoid and provides solutions to the most common—and the most complex—stage performance problems, even for theaters with a... [READ MORE]
    Acting the Song
    Performance Skills for the Musical Theatre
    By Tracey Moore, By Allison Bergman
    (Allworth Press)
    Acting the Song offers a contemporary, integrated approach to singing in musicals that results in better-trained, smarter performers everyone wants to work with. In this new, thoroughly updated edition of the paperback, directors and teachers of musical theater will find guidance in developing and leading... [READ MORE]
    Building the Successful Theater Company
    By Lisa Mulcahy
    (Allworth Press)
    What makes a theater company successful? Lisa Mulcahy poses the question to leaders from nineteen of the country’s most diverse and vital theater companies from the recent past and present, and offers answers in Building the Successful Theater Company. Producers, stage managers, directors—anyone dreaming... [READ MORE]
    The Complete Book of Les Misérables
    By Edward Behr
    (Arcade Publishing)
    After opening on October 5, 1985, Les Misérables remains the world’s longest running and most beloved musical. Productions have played in 319 cities across forty-two countries, it has won more than a hundred major theatre awards, including an Olivier, Tony, and Grammy, and it has seen by an estimated... [READ MORE]
    Stanley Kubrick and Me
    Thirty Years at His Side
    By Emilio D'Alessandro, With Filippo Ulivieri, Translated by Simon Marsh
    (Arcade Publishing)
    This intimate portrait by his former personal assistant and confidante reveals the man behind the legendary filmmaker—for the first time. Stanley Kubrick, the director of a string of timeless movies from Lolita and Dr. Strangelove to A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Full Metal Jacket, and others,... [READ MORE]
    Brick Flicks
    A Comprehensive Guide to Making Your Own Stop-Motion LEGO Movies
    By Sarah Herman
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Turn your bricks into blockbusters with this movie-making guide! You’ve seen the smash-hit film; now it’s time to step into the director’s chair and make your own. Forget big budgets, A-list movie stars, and exotic locations—this comprehensive guide will show you how to make a stop-motion movie using... [READ MORE]
    Laughing Legends
    How The Comic Strip Club Changed The Face of Comedy
    By Jeffrey Gurian, By Richie Tienken, Introduction by Chris Rock
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Once in a lifetime a venue comes along that changes show business dramatically, that fosters growth and camaraderie, experimentation and freedom. The Comic Strip is one of those places, and Laughing Legends is an inside look at how it all happened, straight from the mouths of the stars who built their... [READ MORE]
    Booking and Tour Management for the Performing Arts
    By Rena Shagan
    (Allworth Press)
    This third edition of Booking and Tour Management for the Performing Arts has been updated to include information about the revolutionary new ways that performers, managers, and presenters are using the Internet to transform the business of booking live performing events. Special chapters by outside... [READ MORE]
    The Business of Theatrical Design
    By James Moody
    (Allworth Press)
    For theatrical design students and theater professionals, here is the essential guide to marketing your skills, furthering your career, and operating a successful business! In The Business of Theatrical Design, design veteran James Moody shares his proven techniques to help costume, scenic, and lighting... [READ MORE]
    Acting for Film
    By Cathy Haase
    (Allworth Press)
    Aspiring film and television actors will discover exercises for relaxing the face to achieve maximum expressiveness; maintaining proper eye focus in front of the camera and conveying the "beats" of a scene, even in the shortest takes. They'll also learn tested techniques for adapting to the styles of... [READ MORE]
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