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The Other Art: Theater Skills to Help Every Child (Home Edition)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
In this easy DIY theater manual, parents, grandparents & others can enrich a child's life with theater skills that boost esteem, confidence, and creativity. This step-by-step home edition was designed for an adult and child - or a few children - to enjoy together. Each lesson has two short activities, an enrichment game and a true story of children in theater. Just open the book and begin!
Just So, It Happened
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Based on Rudyard Kipling's “How the Elephant Got His Trunk” and “How the Camel Got His Hump”, this play has a delightful cast of animals. The curious young elephants are disturbing everyone in the forest with their non-stop questions. The camel is being lazy and all the other animals must work harder because of it.
Everybody Knows That
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Princess Ada realizes that everyone knows things that she just doesn't know. So she strikes out to learn for herself. Meanwhile Alexandria Dragon is having the same problem in her town.
Fables
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Three fables from around the world are retold in this play. In the Grasshopper and the Ants, the grasshopper only wants to play all summer but the busy ants know they have to gather food. In Armadillos in the Road, the armadillo teacher and her young students are on a field trip, moseying along. A lion is terrorizing everyone in The Foolish Lion and the Clever Rabbit, a tale from India.
The Annual Conference of the Genii in Regards to the Peculiar World of Humans
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater, Plays » American / African American
This play for children, based on the Arabian Tales, is about a group of genii who get together each year to discuss and laugh about the behavior of humans. Ali Baba and Sinbad come up in conversation as well as Baba Abdalla, and the Fisherman.
Gladys Cooper English Actress
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Gladys Coopers' career spanned more than seven decades, involving her in stage productions, films and television. An outdoors type she enjoyed rowing and golf among other sports endeavors. Her sister Doris appeared with Gladys in Excelsior in the role of a maid. Cooper appeared in five films that were nominated for Best Picture. Among these were "Rebecca" (1940) and "My Fair Lady" (1964).
Edna Mae Pettie Theater Actress From Syracuse, New York
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
It is questionable as to which producer took more of a hand in promoting Edna May Pettie in her career. Oscar Hammerstein is credited with giving her her first break when she requested to be a part of his chorus. Then there was George W. Lederer who managed her in the U.S. before she left for Europe under the direction of Charles Frohman. Not a great talent, her primary asset was her genuineness.
Marthe Regnier French Star of Mayerling
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Marthe Regnier led a secret life in addition to having a very public career as an actress. She traveled to South America with her diplomat husband Murellini. I have a personally autographed photo of Regnier from Buenos Aires. Caught up in intrigue she carried a toxin to kill animals destined for service to the Allied cause in World War I. Marthe was the paramour of one of the Kaiser's officers.
Evie Greene Victorian Actress From Southampton, England
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Evie Greene was a talented star of comic opera who debuted a number of her English plays at venues in New York City in the early 20th century. Greene was a beautiful woman and her voice and acting were renowned worldwide wherever she performed. My work is researched from newspaper accounts of the era along with contemporary books that discuss Evie, her life and great talent.