Elizabeth Osborne and Christine Woodworth compile an anthology on theatre labor and history that is ambitious yet scattered.
Michael Riedel and John Lahr both summarize decades of reporting on the business—and the art—of show.
They have little in common but their country of origin, but the former director of the National and the founder of Theatre Workshop are British leaders to be reckoned with.
Two new books look at companies that serve audiences outside the institutional theatre’s cocoon of privilege.
A collection of 85 essays offers a definitive sampler of views, analyses, and advice about this new, still occasionally mistrusted craft.
In his new book, former Kennedy Center impresario Michael Kaiser argues that the future of the arts lies with quality, subsidy, and daring—all of which are in dangerously short supply.
Two new books explore the content, and context, of the great composer/conductor’s divided musical character.
Tina Packer tracks the Bard’s growth via his female characters, and James Grissom tracks down divas who alternately inspired and frustrated Williams.
Several books tell the rich history of New York’s commercial theatre district from a variety of angles. What about its future?
Two new books on Alexander technique demonstrate both the power and the pitfalls of conveying a hands-on practice in written form.