Books tagged: theatre history

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The First Merry Widow A Biography of Carrie Moore
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,370. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Born near the docks in Geelong,Carrie Moore was destined to become the queen of the Edwardian stage. From the bright lights of London to the vaudeville halls of Hobart, Carrie captivated audiences around the world. She danced across stages adorned in diamonds, but died penniless and alone in Sydney. This is the story of Australia's own Carrie Moore, the Merry Widow.
More Movie Musicals: 100 Best Films plus 20 "B" Pix
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Musicals detailed range from best-loved movies like An American in Paris, Great Caruso and South Pacific to such personal favorites as Band Wagon, Calamity Jane, Deep In My Heart, Emperor Waltz, Footlight Parade, Fra Diavolo, Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood Party, Kiss, Lillian Russell, Make Mine Music, One Night With You, Roman Scandals, Rose Marie, State Fair, Whoopee! and You Can't Have Everything.
Notes from the Stage Manager's Box
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,100. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is an account of the author’s time with the National Westminster Bank Theatre Club. There are tales of production disasters, memorable performances and the funny side of staging a show from the auditions to first night nerves and mishaps. The book concentrates mainly on the eccentrics and the things that can and usually do go wrong on stage seen from the viewpoint of a Stage Manager.
Angels Unawares
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
David Ivor Davies, aka Ivor Novello, the protagonist of the play in this volume, was one of the first among the angels of the British theatre. He wrote the defining song of the First World War, 'Keep the Home Fires Burning' and after the Second World War, one of the most nostalgic, 'We'll Gather Lilacs.' He wrote hundreds of memorable melodies as well as being a highly gifted director, film....
Black Book on the Welsh Theatre (The early years 1947 - 1995)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Nobody has fought harder for a dignified, lively and honourable theatre in Wales than Dedwydd Jones, the author of this angry book. As playwright, as polemicist, as irrepressible arguer, he has himself been a living exemplar of what a theatrical tradition ought to be. His opponents have been varied and many, but in particular he has always tilted his lance against the bureaucratic pillars....