An excerpt from the new book, “The National Theatre Story” features the feud between Laurence Oliver and Peter Brook.
Wendy Smith reviews several new instructional books on stage arts.
Controversial performer get his due after public scorn from the media and U.S. Congress.
Matthew Irwin makes a case for arts journalism in the 21st century.
Two books celebrate an undersung directorial genius, while two others look at a path-finding lyricist and a seminal show.
Enthusiasm for the ‘miraculous language’ of the Bard shows no signs of abating—nor do arguments about his legacy and contemporary relevance.
The book examines Miller’s efforts to pursue a career in theatre and practice medicine.
New volumes about stage directors, Jack O’Brien and Jonathan Miller, who’ve had larger-than-life—you might even say dramatic—careers.
A lion of play analysis summarizes his life’s work in a liberating tome.
A good play makes you think, but the exquisite little play-books from 53rd State Press are objects of contemplation in themselves.