Books tagged: theatre history

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Impressment: Managers, Actors and Impressed Boys
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,420. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Alternative history
In 1597 Queen Elizabeth I signed a Royal warrant giving theatre managers Henry Evans, Nathaniel Giles and their deputy, James Robinson authority to ‘impress’ boys to be actors in the second Blackfriars Theatre. Impressment is a theatrical traverse through the final years of Elizabeth’s reign and the first part of the 17th century.
Enrico Caruso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Enrico Caruso achieved unparalleled success as the greatest operatic tenor of his era. I have come to admire the advice he gave prospective music students when he discussed the subject. He encouraged pupils to sacrifice and work hard. He urged their parents to concentrate on the art of music instead of merely making money from it. Caruso's personal achievements resulted from devotion to his craft.
Notes from the Stage Manager's Box
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,100. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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.
More Movie Musicals: 100 Best Films plus 20 "B" Pix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Music » Musicals
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.
The First Merry Widow A Biography of Carrie Moore
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,370. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Categories: 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.