Biography & General
An inspiring guide to a hundred plays that put female performers centre stage, dispelling the myth that 'There just aren't any good plays for women'. With a foreword by Kate Mosse.
On and Off the American StageBy Holly Hill
Interviews with twenty well-established American actors including Olympia Dukakis and James Earl Jones.
A Practical Guide to Achieving Gender Equality in Theatre
A book about the need for change in theatre, to reflect the gender balance of the world it seeks to represent, and how, with everyone's help, we can achieve it.
£9.99£7.99Edited by Staff of American Theatre magazine
A compendium of the best essays and interviews from twenty-five years of American Theatre magazine.
And What They Have To Say To Contemporary PlaywrightsBy Clem Martini
A fascinating exploration of the origins and development of dramatic comedy, by an award-winning Canadian playwright, novelist and screenwriter.
An Actor's LifeBy Antony Sher
A remarkably candid autobiography, utterly involving and often startlingly revelatory - an inspiration to young actors and a treat for seasoned theatregoers.
£12.99£10.39By David Savran
A in-depth survey of the work of groundbreaking theatre company the Wooster Group, introduced by Peter Sellars.
Playing Shakespeare's Roles for Women
Award-winning actress Harriet Walter shares insights gleaned from her vast experience of performing some of Shakespeare's most famous roles - both male and female.
A unique collection of everything that Chekhov wrote about the theatre - including newspaper articles and letters - revealing his instinctive curiosity about the way theatre works and his concerns about how best to realise his own intentions as a playwright.
A Study Guide
A highly accessible guide to the play, taking you scene by scene through the action, analysing moment by moment what is actually said and done, and how the staging of these moments affects our understanding of them.
Scenarios, Scripts, Lazzi
A unique collection of performance pieces and improvisation exercises in the Commedia style, a companion volume to the author's best-selling Playing Commedia.
More than a dozen conversations between Arthur Miller, America's greatest playwright, and New York Times critic Mel Gussow, covering subjects personal and political.
£10.99£8.79By Mel Gussow
Detailed interviews with the Nobel Prize-winning playwright, conducted over twenty years from 1971-1993 by the Drama Critic of the New York Times.
How to Make Immersive TheatreBy Jason Warren
A practical guide to creating successful immersive theatre productions, by an experienced theatre-maker and practitioner.
The Theatre Writings of Tadashi Suzuki
A landmark collection of writings from one of the world's most revered theatre directors.
The author's guide to the play
The author's guide to Kindertransport, an invaluable and uniquely authoritative resource for anyone studying, teaching or performing the play.
The revealing - and frequently hilarious - diaries of playwright Peter Nichols, covering the period of his life between his first real hit, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, to the stirrings of his masterpiece, Passion Play.
The most successful strategies for funding and marketing the arts
A hundred new ideas for raising money to fund the arts - of enormous value to all arts organisations.