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  • CHIMERICA
    CHIMERICA
    KIRKWOOD LUCY
    ISBN: 9781848423503
    Title: CHIMERICA
    Author: KIRKWOOD LUCY
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Tiananmen Square, 1989. As tanks roll through Beijing and soldiers hammer on his hotel door, Joe—a young American photojournalist—captures a piece of history. New York, 2012. Joe is covering a presidential election, marred by debate over cheap labour and the outsourcing of American jobs to Chinese factories. When a cryptic message is left in a Beijing newspaper, Joe is driven to discover the truth behind the unknown hero he captured on film. Who was he? What happened to him? And could he still be alive?

    Imprint: NICK HERN
    RRP: $21.99

    Price: $21.99
  • CITY MADAM
    CITY MADAM
    MASSINGER PHILIP
    ISBN: 9781848421905
    Title: CITY MADAM
    Author: MASSINGER PHILIP
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    Wealthy merchant Sir John Frugal takes pity on his penniless brother Luke and invites him to live under his roof with John's own haughty wife and two foolishly conceited daughters. As Luke plots to steal from his brother, and his daughters arrogantly spurn worthy suitors, John plans to teach them all a lesson. Retiring to a monastic life, he leaves his brother Luke in charge of the household, before returning in disguise to watch havoc unfold...

    Imprint: NICK HERN
    RRP: $22.99

    Price: $22.99
  • CLASSICAL AUDITION SPEECHES FOR WOMEN
    CLASSICAL AUDITION SPEECHES FOR WOMEN
    MARLOW JEAN
    ISBN: 9780713642490
    Title: CLASSICAL AUDITION SPEECHES FOR WOMEN
    Author: MARLOW JEAN
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    A collection of classical audition speeches selected from plays spanning the following periods: Elizabethan-Jacobean, Restoration, eighteenth century and late nineteenth to early twentieth century. For each speech a brief synopsis of the scene is outlined and the age and accent of the character listed. An introductory section includes advice from teachers, casting agents and directors on what they look for during an audition.

    Imprint: A AND C BLACK
    RRP: $29.99

    Price: $29.99
  • CLASSICAL MONOLOGUE : WOMEN
    CLASSICAL MONOLOGUE : WOMEN
    EARLEY MICHAEL / KEIL PHILIPPA [ED]
    ISBN: 9780413666703
    Title: CLASSICAL MONOLOGUE : WOMEN
    Author: EARLEY MICHAEL / KEIL PHILIPPA [ED]
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    Fifty essential classical monologues by the great world dramatists. These great dramatic monologues - from all periods and styles, all varied in tone and genre - make an indispensable actor''s companion for auditioning, rehearsing and performing. Contains extracts from Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Kyd, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Jonson, Middleton, Webster, Ford, Behn, Congreve, Wycherley, Sheridan, Vanburgh, Racine, Moliere, Calderon, Buchner, Ibsen, Strindberg, Checkhov, Synge, Wilde and Shaw plus many more. Each monologue is accompanied by editors'' commentaries and textual notes that point the beginner and the experienced actor towards the riches and challenges that lie waiting to be released on stage.

    Imprint: METHUEN DRAMA
    RRP: $24.99

    Price: $24.99
  • CLASSICAL MONOLOGUES FOR MEN / GOOD AUDITION GUIDES
    CLASSICAL MONOLOGUES FOR MEN / GOOD AUDITION GUIDES
    CALDARONE MARINA [ED]
    ISBN: 9781854598691
    Title: CLASSICAL MONOLOGUES FOR MEN / GOOD AUDITION GUIDES
    Author: CALDARONE MARINA [ED]
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE


    Imprint: NICK HERN
    RRP: $29.95
    Price: $29.95
  • CLOSER - METHUEN STUDENT EDITIONS
    CLOSER - METHUEN STUDENT EDITIONS
    MARBER PATRICK
    ISBN: 9780713683295
    Title: CLOSER - METHUEN STUDENT EDITIONS
    Author: MARBER PATRICK
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK


    Imprint: METHUEN DRAMA
    RRP: $26.95
    Price: $26.95
  • CLOUD NINE
    CLOUD NINE
    CHURCHILL CARYL
    ISBN: 9781854590909
    Title: CLOUD NINE
    Author: CHURCHILL CARYL
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK


    Imprint: NICK HERN
    RRP: $21.99
    Price: $21.99
  • COAST OF UTOPIA TRILOGY  -  VOYAGE / SHIPWRECK / SALVAGE
    COAST OF UTOPIA TRILOGY - VOYAGE / SHIPWRECK / SALVAGE
    STOPPARD TOM
    ISBN: 9780571220175
    Title: COAST OF UTOPIA TRILOGY - VOYAGE / SHIPWRECK / SALVAGE
    Author: STOPPARD TOM
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    The Coast of Utopia, which can be enjoyed as a whole or as three separate plays, follow a group of young intellectuals from the country houses and cafes of the 1830s, through the European revolutions of 1848-9, to exile in London in the 1850s. The trilogy as a whole tells an epic story of romantics and revolutionaries caught up in the struggle for political freedom in an age of emperors.

    Imprint: Faber and Faber
    RRP: $32.95

    Price: $32.95
  • COLLECTED SHORTER PLAYS
    COLLECTED SHORTER PLAYS
    BECKETT SAMUEL
    ISBN: 9780571229147
    Title: COLLECTED SHORTER PLAYS
    Author: BECKETT SAMUEL
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    This volume contains all of Beckett's less-than-full-length works (or 'Dramaticules') for the stage, radio and television. Arranged in chronological order of composition, these shorter plays demonstrate the laconic means and compassionate ends of Beckett's dramatic vision.

    Contents: All That fall, Act Without Words, Krapp's Last Tape, Roughs For Theatre, Embers, Roughs for Radio, Words and Music, Cascando, Play, Film, The Old Tune, Come and Go, Eh Joe, Breath, Not I, That Time, Footfalls, Ghost Trio, .but the clouds., A Piece of Monologue, Rockaby, Ohio Impromptu, Quad, Catastrophe, Nacht und Traume, and What Where.

    Imprint: Faber and Faber
    RRP: $35.00

    Price: $35.00
  • COMEDY OF ERRORS   -   ARDEN SHAKESPEARE
    COMEDY OF ERRORS - ARDEN SHAKESPEARE
    SHAKESPEARE WILLIAM
    ISBN: 9781904271246
    Title: COMEDY OF ERRORS - ARDEN SHAKESPEARE
    Author: SHAKESPEARE WILLIAM
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Shakespeare's dextrous comedy of two twin masters and two twin servants continually mistaken for one another is both farce and more than farce. The Comedy of Errors examines the interplay between personal and commercial relationships, and the breakdown of social order that follows the disruption of identity. As well as detailed on-page commentary notes, this new edition has a long, illustrated introduction exploring the play's performance and crtitical history, as well as its place in the comic tradition from Classical to modern times.

    Imprint: ARDEN
    RRP: $20.99

    Price: $20.99
  • COMPLETE DRAMATIC WORKS
    COMPLETE DRAMATIC WORKS
    BECKETT SAMUEL
    ISBN: 9780571229154
    Title: COMPLETE DRAMATIC WORKS
    Author: BECKETT SAMUEL
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    New edition of the must-have compendium of this iconic writer

    The present volume gathers all of Beckett's texts for theatre, from 1955 to 1984. It includes both the major dramatic works and the short and more compressed texts for the stage and for radio.

    Includes: Waiting for Godot, Endgame, Happy Days, All That Fall, Acts Without Words, Krapp's Last Tape, Roughs for the Theatre, Embers, Roughs for the Radio, Words and Music, Cascando, Play, Film, The Old Tune, Come and Go, Eh Joe, Breath, Not I, That Time, Footfalls, Ghost Trio, .but the clouds., A Piece of Monologue, Rockaby, Ohio Impromptu, Quad, Catastrophe, Nacht und Traume, What Where.

    Imprint: Faber and Faber
    RRP: $39.99

    Price: $39.99
  • COMPLETE WORKS   -   ARDEN SHAKESPEARE THIRD SERIES COMPLETE WORKS
    COMPLETE WORKS - ARDEN SHAKESPEARE THIRD SERIES COMPLETE WORKS
    ISBN: 9781474296366
    Title: COMPLETE WORKS - ARDEN SHAKESPEARE THIRD SERIES COMPLETE WORKS
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: July 2020 New Release

    This new Complete Works marks the completion of the Arden Shakespeare Third Series and includes the complete plays, poems and sonnets, edited by leading international scholars. New to this edition are the 'apocryphal' plays, part-written by Shakespeare- Double Falsehood, Sir Thomas More and King Edward III. The anthology is unique in giving all three extant texts of Hamlet from Shakespeare's time- the first and second Quarto texts of 1603 and 1604-5, and the first Folio text of 1623. The volume has a general introduction, short contextual introductions to the texts, a glossary and a bibliography to aid understanding and study.
    The works include-
    Shakespeare's Sonnets
    A Lover's Complaint
    Venus and Adonis
    Lucrece
    The Passionate Pilgrim
    The Phoenix and the Turtle
    All's Well that Ends Well
    Antony and Cleopatra
    As You Like It
    The Comedy of Errors
    Coriolanus
    Cymbeline
    Double Falsehood
    Hamlet- Second Quarto
    Hamlet- First Quarto
    Hamlet- First Folio
    Julius Caesar
    King Edward III
    King Henry IV, Part 1
    King Henry IV, Part 2
    King Henry V
    King Henry VI, Part 1
    King Henry VI, Part 2
    King Henry VI, Part 3
    King Henry VIII
    King John
    King Lear
    King Richard II
    King Richard III
    Love's Labour's Lost
    Macbeth
    Measure for Measure
    The Merchant of Venice
    The Merry Wives of Windsor
    A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Much Ado About Nothing
    Othello
    Pericles
    Romeo and Juliet
    Sir Thomas More
    The Taming of the Shrew
    The Tempest
    Timon of Athens
    Titus Andronicus
    Troilus and Cressida
    Twelfth Night
    The Two Gentlemen of Verona
    The Two Noble Kinsmen
    The Winter's Tale

    Imprint: ARDEN
    RRP: $44.99

    Price: $44.99
  • COMPLETE WORKS / OXFORD SHAKESPEARE  [2ND ED]
    COMPLETE WORKS / OXFORD SHAKESPEARE [2ND ED]
    SHAKESPEARE WILLIAM
    ISBN: 9780199267170
    Title: COMPLETE WORKS / OXFORD SHAKESPEARE [2ND ED]
    Author: SHAKESPEARE WILLIAM
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    The second Oxford edition of Shakespeare's Complete Works reconsiders every detail of their text and presentation in the light of modern scholarship. The nature and authority of the early documents are re-examined, and the canon and chronological order of composition freshly established. Spelling and punctuation are modernized, and there is a brief introduction to each work, as well as an illuminating and informative General Introduction. Included here for the first time is the play The Reign of King Edward the Third as well as the full text of Sir Thomas More. This new edition also features an essay on Shakespeare's language by David Crystal, and a bibliography of foundational works.

    Imprint: OXFORD
    RRP: $57.99

    Price: $57.99
  • COMPLICITE : PLAYS 1
    COMPLICITE : PLAYS 1
    COMPLICITE
    ISBN: 9780413773838
    Title: COMPLICITE : PLAYS 1
    Author: COMPLICITE
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK


    Imprint: METHUEN DRAMA
    RRP: $45.00
    Price: $45.00
  • CONSENSUAL
    CONSENSUAL
    PLACEY EVAN
    ISBN: 9781848425200
    Title: CONSENSUAL
    Author: PLACEY EVAN
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    "Think of Sexual Relationship Education as a war zone and you’re the journalist. Give the facts, show the photos, but don’t get too close unless you want your head blown off."

    As Head of Year 11 Diane is meant to be implementing the new ‘Healthy Relationships’ curriculum. But then Freddie arrives. She hasn’t seen him since that night six years earlier when he was fifteen. She thinks he took advantage of her. He thinks she groomed him for months. But neither is sure…

    Imprint: NICK HERN
    RRP: $24.99

    Price: $24.99
  • CONTEMPORARY AUSTRALIAN MONOLOGUES FOR MEN
    CONTEMPORARY AUSTRALIAN MONOLOGUES FOR MEN
    SMITH EMMA ROSE / GRADY CLAIRE
    ISBN: 9781760621773
    Title: CONTEMPORARY AUSTRALIAN MONOLOGUES FOR MEN
    Author: SMITH EMMA ROSE / GRADY CLAIRE
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Monologues are a crucial element of theatre, for actors and students alike. From high school study to professional auditions and performances, the monologue exposes the heart of a play and the capacities of the performer. The monologue should be relevant to the performer, and a revelation to the audience.
    This new collection brings together 30 monologues from contemporary Australian plays. From ages 14 to 84, from the 1880s to the near future, these voices showcase the best of our national writing for the stage.

    Imprint: CURRENCY
    RRP: $26.99

    Price: $26.99
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