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In b Theatre b W Somerset Maugham the author of the classic novels b Of Human Bondage b and b Up at the Villa b introduces us to Julia Lambert a woman of breathtaking poise and talent whose looks have stood by her forty six years She is one of the greatest actresses England so good in fact that perhaps she never stops acting br br It seems that noting can ruffle her satin feathers until a quiet stranger who challenges Julia s very sense of self As a result she will endure rejection for the first time her capacity as a mother will be affronted and her ability to put on whatever face she desired for her public will prove limited In b Theatre b Maugham subtly exposes the tensions and triumphs that occur when acting and reality blend together and for Julia ultimately reverse


Romeo and Juliet. by Shakespear. with Alterations, and an Additional Scene; By D. Garrick. as It Is Performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane.

The th century was a wealth of knowledge exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record keeping made possible by advances in the printing press In its determination to preserve the century of revolution Gale initiated a revolution of its own digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind Now for the first time these high quality digital copies of original th century manuscripts are available in print making them highly accessible to libraries undergraduate students and independent scholars Western literary study flows out of eighteenth century works by Alexander Pope Daniel Defoe Henry Fielding Frances Burney Denis Diderot Johann Gottfried Herder Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and others Experience the birth of the modern novel or compare the development of language using dictionaries and grammar discourses The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification British LibraryT Titlepage in red and black London printed for J and R Tonson p ill


Eyes Like Stars (Théâtre Illuminata, #1)

p i All her world s a stage i p p Bertie Shakespeare Smith is not an actress yet she lives in a theater p p She s not an orphan but she has no parents p p She knows every part but she has no lines of her own p p That is until now p p p u Enter Stage Right u p p p NATE Dashing pirate Will do anything to protect Bertie p p p p COBWEB MOTH MUSTARDSEED and PEASEBLOSSOM Four tiny and incredibly annoying fairies BERTIE S sidekicks p p p p ARIEL Seductive air spirit and Bertie s weakness The symbol of impending doom p p p p BERTIE Our heroine p p p p Welcome to the Th tre Illuminata where the actors of every play ever written can be found behind the curtain They were born to play their parts and are bound to the Th tre by The Book an ancient and magical tome of scripts Bertie is not one of them but they are her family and she is about to lose them all and the only home she has ever known p p p p Lisa Mantchev has written a debut novel that is dramatic romantic and witty with an irresistible and irreverent cast of characters who are sure to enchant the audience p p p u Open Curtain u


The Secret Garden (Radio Theatre; Focus On The Family)

One of the best loved stories of all time i The Secret Garden i is presented in high quality and entertaining Radio Theatre drama This classic tale enriched with Biblical values reflects themes such as helping others and believing in people Mary a young orphaned girl meets her bedridden cousin Colin She discovers an enchanting secret place separate from the outside world It is in this place that Colin and Mary learn lessons about overcoming obstacles By putting their faith in God and others their lives are forever altered This story will captivate audiences of all ages


Because You're Mine (Capital Theatre, #2)

i Librarian s Note this is an alternate cover edition ISBN ISBN i br br i I don t care about your conscience All I want is for you to kiss me again i br br Lady Madeline Matthews would rather shame herself than sacrifice her freedom which is why to avoid a marriage to an aging lecherous lord she seeks out the company of Logan Scott A torrid affair with the notorious womanizer would surely condemn her in the eyes of good society br br Though a legend in the bedchamber Logan is in truth an intensely private man tormented by past betrayals Now a forward little minx is disrupting his life with her vibrant charm and unspoiled beauty a high spirited enchantress completely at sea in London s sophisticated whirl But when what begins with a kiss threatens to blossom into something more rapturous and real will Logan and Madeline have the courage to drop the masks they hide behind in the name of love


Perchance to Dream (Théâtre Illuminata, #2)

b u Act Two Scene One u b br i Growing up in the enchanted Th tre Illuminata Beatrice Shakespeare Smith learned everything about every play ever written She knew the Players and their parts but she didn t know that she too had magic Now she is the Mistress of Revels the Teller of Tales and is determined to follow her stars She is ready for the outside world i br br b u Enter BERTIE AND COMPANY u b br But the outside world soon proves more topsy turvy than any stage production Bertie can make things happen by writing them but outside the protective walls of the Th tre nothing goes as planned And her magic cannot help her make a decision between br br b NATE b Her suave and swashbuckling pirate now in mortal peril br br b ARIEL b A brooding yet seductive air spirit whose true motives remain unclear br br When Nate is kidnapped and taken prisoner by the Sea Goddess only Bertie can free him Bertie s dreams are haunted by Nate whose love for Bertie is keeping him alive but in the daytime it s Ariel who is tantalizingly close and the one she is falling for Who does Bertie love the most And will her magic be powerful enough to save her once she enters the Sea Goddess s lair


Hamlet (The Renaissance Theatre Company Present)

CDs in case with page insert booklet Playing time hours minutes Random Century Audiobooks Made in the UK


Somewhere I'll Find You (Capital Theatre, #1)

b The toast of the town b br br All London is at Julia Wentworth s feet and anything she desires is hers for the asking But the glamorous leading lady guards a shocking secret a mystery husband whom she does not know dares not mention and cannot love p For years Damon Savage has been searching for the stranger his parents wed him to without his consent hoping to legally free himself from matrimony s invisible chains And he is astonished to discover his bride is none other than the exquisite lady he d hoped to make his mistress But though his wife by law Julia will never truly be Damon s until he conquers her fears his formidable rivals and her proud passionate and independent heart br p


Macbeth (Classic Radio Theatre)

Shakespeare s famous tragedy describing how a lust for power and the prophecy of three witches transform a brave nobleman into a traitor and murderous tyrant has mesmerised audiences since its first performance over four centuries ago Macbeth s temptation and descent into evil his wife s ruthlessness and subsequent madness and the overarching presence of the supernatural are brilliantly evoked in this BBC Radio archive production from directed by the renowned Richard Eyre Featuring a distinguished cast and specially composed music it brings new depth and excitement to this classic chilling tale of malevolence and terror br br CDs hr mins


Covet (Vampire Erotic Theatre #1)

They ve burned for each other for two years the forbidden attraction between them growing each night Now resisting the sinful desires of their hearts is becoming impossible br br Javier knows better than to succumb to his hunger for Lilah The mortal female belongs to a powerful aristocrat patron of Vampirerotique the theatre he runs with three other vampires A single touch is all it would take to break the sacred law of his kind sentencing himself to death but his passion for her has become too fierce to ignore and he will risk everything to make Lilah his br br Lilah has fought her desire for Javier since arriving at his theatre as a servant but each glance he has stolen his eyes promising pleasure that will satisfy her longing for him has chipped away at her defences and she can no longer deny her need and her forbidden feelings for the powerful vampire male br br When they find themselves alone in a private box during one of the erotic performances will they surrender to their passion and live out their wildest fantasies in a night of wicked pleasure or will the threat of Lilah s master keep them apart forever


Christmas Carol - Radio Theatre - 2 Cassettes

In this unabridged version of the original edition the classic tale is illustrated with full color paintings and black and white drawings that brilliantly recapture an era and bring Dickens s characters vividly to life Michael Foreman s illustrations have brought new life and charm to a story we all know Parents Magazine


The Chronicles of Narnia: Never Has the Magic Been So Real (Radio Theatre) [Full Cast Drama]

i The Chronicles of Narnia i by C S Lewis is one of the very few sets of books that should be read three times in childhood early adulthood and late in life In brief four children travel repeatedly to a world in which they are far more than mere children and everything is far more than it seems Richly told populated with fascinating characters perfectly realized in detail of world and pacing of plot and profoundly allegorical the story is infused throughout with the timeless issues of good and evil faith and hope This boxed set edition includes all seven volumes


The Grapes of Wrath (L.A. Theatre Works Audio Theatre Collections)

John Steinbeck s Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression follows the western movement of one family amp a nation in search of work amp human dignity Perhaps the most American of American classics The novel focuses on the Joads a poor family of sharecroppers driven from their Oklahoma home by drought economic hardship amp changes in financial amp agricultural industries Due to their nearly hopeless situation amp in part because they were trapped in the Dust Bowl the Joads set out for California Along with thousands of other Okies they sought jobs land dignity amp a future When preparing to write the novel Steinbeck wrote I want to put a tag of shame on the greedy bastards who are responsible for this the Great Depression amp its effects The book won Steinbeck a large following among the working class perhaps due to the book s sympathy to the workers movement amp its accessible prose style br i The Grapes of Wrath i is frequently read in American high school amp college literature classes A celebrated Hollywood film version starring Henry Fonda amp directed by John Ford was made in


Theatre of the Oppressed

Boal and his work are marvelous examples of the post modern situation its problems and its opportunities Twice exiled Boal is at home now wherever he finds himself to be He makes a skeptical comic inquisitive and finally optimistic theatre involving spectators and performers in the search for community and integrity This is a good book to be used even more than to be read Richard Schechner br br Augusto Boal s achievement is so remarkable so original and so groundbreaking that I have no hesitation in describing the book as the most important theoretical work in the theatre in modern times a statement I make with having suffered any memory lapse with respect to Stanislavsky Artaud or Grotowski Goerge E Wellwarth br br Originally basing himself at the Arena Stage in Sao Paolo Brazil Augusto Boal developed a series of imaginative theatre exercises which promote awareness of one s social situation and its limitations individual attitudes and even how our bodies are bound by tradition Boal is continued his explorations in Paris where he directed Le CEDITADE Centre d Etude et de Diffusion des Techniques Actives d Expression Methode Boal in addition to traveling and lecturing extensively in other countries On May Boal died at age in Rio de Janeiro


Shakespeare's Play of a Midsummer Night's Dream: Arranged for Representation at the Princess's Theatre

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it This work was reproduced from the original artifact and remains as true to the original work as possible Therefore you will see the original copyright references library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world and other notations in the work This work is in the public domain in the United States of America and possibly other nations Within the United States you may freely copy and distribute this work as no entity individual or corporate has a copyright on the body of the work As a reproduction of a historical artifact this work may contain missing or blurred pages poor pictures errant marks etc Scholars believe and we concur that this work is important enough to be preserved reproduced and made generally available to the public We appreciate your support of the preservation process and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant


The Time Machine (Adventure Theatre)

Classic science fiction novel recounts the adventures of a hypothetical Time Traveller who journeys into the future


So Silver Bright (Théâtre Illuminata, #3)

b Act Three Scene One b br Bertie thinks her quest is almost done With the help of Ariel and the rest of her friends she has managed to find her father and rescue Nate from Sedna the Sea Goddess Now all she has to do is reunite her father the Scrimshander with her mother Ophelia and she will finally have a true family of her own br br b Exit Stage Right b br However things are never easy for Beatrice Shakespeare Smith Her father has vanished Sedna is out for revenge her own actions have trapped the Th tre Illuminata in a strange kind of limbo and the stress of her in between state is tearing apart the fragile threads of her mother s sanity Bertie s best hope for salvaging the situation may lie in a summons by Her Gracious Majesty Queen of the Distant Castle and the hope of winning the magical boon given to the best performance br br Bertie is caught between her growing responsibilities to home and family and the dream of flying free just as her heart is torn between her two loves Nate and Ariel With so any forces pulling on her how will Bertie be able to choose i which i wish to make come true


Oliver Twist

Taking their inspiration from the vivid world of the Victorian music hall a company of actors conjure up a host of unforgettable characters Fagin Nancy Bill Sykes the Artful Dodger and of course little Oliver himself Neil Bartlett is artistic director of the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith and has adapted and translated numerous plays for the stage many of which are published by Oberon Books


Screwtape Letters - Radio Theatre

The entirety of The Screwtape Letters by CS Lewis on CD in the first ever full cast dramatization of the diabolical classic The work is contained on CD s with a DVD included as well It has been produced in Surround Sound


The Voyage of the Dawn Treader: The Chronicles Of Narnia (Radio Theatre)

These classic stories have enchanted millions around the world Radio Theatre brings them to life in this dramatized audio production Recorded in London with an all star cast of England s brightest talent from the stage and screen an original orchestral score and cinema quality digital sound design this innovative recording provides hours of entertainment for the entire family All seven stories are available in a single redesigned slipcase or available individually and both formats are marked at their lowest prices ever


The BFG (Theatre Collection)

Captured by a giant The BFG is no ordinary bone crunching giant He is far too nice and jumbly It s lucky for Sophie that he is Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler the Fleshlumpeater the Bonecruncher or any of the other giants rather than the BFG she would have soon become breakfast br When Sophie hears that they are flush bunking off in England to swollomp a few nice little chiddlers she decides she must stop them once and for all And the BFG is going to help her


Theatre of Cruelty (Discworld #14.5; City Watch #1.5)

A murder has been committed a street entertainer found apparently battered to death with a very small blunt object on him bite marks from a very small crocodile Investigating the incident in his typically direct manner Carrot Ironfoundersson discovers the truth


Othello (Librio Théâtre)

G n ral de Venise Othello est un homme heureux il a pous la belle et vertueuse Desd mona Mais son bonheur est fragile jaloux le perfide Iago tente de s duire Desd mona qui le repousse Pour se venger il persuade Othello qu elle a pour amant l honn te Cassio distillant le mensonge la fa on d un venin Aveugl par la jalousie Othello commet l irr parable avant de comprendre que l on s est jou de lui Trag die captivante magistralement construite Othello est sans doute l une des plus belles expressions litt raires de la jalousie


Prince Caspian : Radio Theatre

These classic stories have enchanted millions around the world Radio Theatre brings them to life in this dramatized audio production Recorded in London with an all star cast of England s brightest talent from the stage and screen an original orchestral score and cinema quality digital sound design this innovative recording provides hours of entertainment for the entire family All seven stories are available in a single redesigned slipcase or available individually and both formats are marked at their lowest prices ever


Peter Pan Ou Le Garçon Qui Ne Voulait Pas Grandir: Théâtre

b The enchanting story of a boy who wouldn t grow up and the girl he promised to always remember b br br br One magical night the Darling children Wendy John and Michael are visited by two mischievous denizens of Neverland an island of the imagination where pirates prowl the Mermaids Lagoon and fairies live so long as children believe in them Peter Pan and his loyal lightning quick companion Tinker Bell have come for Peter s shadow captured the previous night by Nana the children s Newfoundland nanny The pair leaves not just with the shadow but with Wendy and her brothers as well whisking them away to Neverland to join the Lost Boys in their war against the evil Captain Hook br br br J M Barrie created the character of Peter Pan to entertain a young family he regularly met in Kensington Gardens Over the course of two novels and a play he turned a whimsical idea into one of the most cherished literary characters of all time


The Theatre of the Absurd

In Samuel Beckett s i Waiting for Godot i premiered at a tiny avant garde theatre in Paris within five years it had been translated into more than twenty languages and seen by more than a million spectators Its startling popularity marked the emergence of a new type of theatre whose proponents Beckett Ionesco Genet Pinter and others shattered dramatic conventions and paid scant attention to psychological realism while highlighting their characters inability to understand one another In Martin Esslin gave a name to the phenomenon in his groundbreaking study of these playwrights who dramatized the absurdity at the core of the human condition br br Over four decades after its initial publication Esslin s landmark book has lost none of its freshness The questions these dramatists raise about the struggle for meaning in a purposeless world are still as incisive and necessary today as they were when Beckett s tramps first waited beneath a dying tree on a lonely country road for a mysterious benefactor who would never show Authoritative engaging and eminently readable b The Theatre of the Absurd b is nothing short of a classic vital reading for anyone with an interest in the theatre


Towards a Poor Theatre

Originally published in Jerzy Grotowski s groundbreaking book is available once again As a record of Grotowski s theatrical experiments this book is an invaluable resource to students and theater practioners alike


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Mystery Theatre

Performed by the St Charles Players br br Adventure of the speckled band br Adventure of the dancing men br Scandal in Bohemia br Adventure of the Devil


Brecht on Theatre: The Development of an Aesthetic

This volume offers a major selection of Bertolt Brecht s groundbreaking critical writing Here arranged in chronological order are essays from to in which Brecht explores his definition of the Epic Theatre and his theory of alienation effects in directing acting and writing and discusses among other works i The Threepenny Opera Mahagonny Mother Courage Puntila i and i Galileo i Also included is A Short Organum for the Theatre Brecht s most complete exposition of his revolutionary philosophy of drama br br Translated and edited by John Willett i Brecht on Theater i is essential to an understanding of one of the twentieth century s most influential dramatists


Candide: [Lyon, Théâtre Des Jeunes Années, 17 Mars 1992]

Brought up in the household of a powerful Baron Candide is an open minded young man whose tutor Pangloss has instilled in him the belief that all is for the best But when his love for the Baron s rosy cheeked daughter is discovered Candide is cast out to make his own way in the world br br And so he and his various companions begin a breathless tour of Europe South America and Asia as an outrageous series of disasters befall them earthquakes syphilis a brush with the Inquisition murder sorely testing the young hero s optimism


Theatre

In b Theatre b W Somerset Maugham the author of the classic novels b Of Human Bondage b and b Up at the Villa b introduces us to Julia Lambert a woman of breathtaking poise and talent whose looks have stood by her forty six years She is one of the greatest actresses England so good in fact that perhaps she never stops acting br br It seems that noting can ruffle her satin feathers until a quiet stranger who challenges Julia s very sense of self As a result she will endure rejection for the first time her capacity as a mother will be affronted and her ability to put on whatever face she desired for her public will prove limited In b Theatre b Maugham subtly exposes the tensions and triumphs that occur when acting and reality blend together and for Julia ultimately reverse


Romeo and Juliet. by Shakespear. with Alterations, and an Additional Scene; By D. Garrick. as It Is Performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane.

The th century was a wealth of knowledge exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record keeping made possible by advances in the printing press In its determination to preserve the century of revolution Gale initiated a revolution of its own digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind Now for the first time these high quality digital copies of original th century manuscripts are available in print making them highly accessible to libraries undergraduate students and independent scholars Western literary study flows out of eighteenth century works by Alexander Pope Daniel Defoe Henry Fielding Frances Burney Denis Diderot Johann Gottfried Herder Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and others Experience the birth of the modern novel or compare the development of language using dictionaries and grammar discourses The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification British LibraryT Titlepage in red and black London printed for J and R Tonson p ill


Eyes Like Stars (Théâtre Illuminata, #1)

p i All her world s a stage i p p Bertie Shakespeare Smith is not an actress yet she lives in a theater p p She s not an orphan but she has no parents p p She knows every part but she has no lines of her own p p That is until now p p p u Enter Stage Right u p p p NATE Dashing pirate Will do anything to protect Bertie p p p p COBWEB MOTH MUSTARDSEED and PEASEBLOSSOM Four tiny and incredibly annoying fairies BERTIE S sidekicks p p p p ARIEL Seductive air spirit and Bertie s weakness The symbol of impending doom p p p p BERTIE Our heroine p p p p Welcome to the Th tre Illuminata where the actors of every play ever written can be found behind the curtain They were born to play their parts and are bound to the Th tre by The Book an ancient and magical tome of scripts Bertie is not one of them but they are her family and she is about to lose them all and the only home she has ever known p p p p Lisa Mantchev has written a debut novel that is dramatic romantic and witty with an irresistible and irreverent cast of characters who are sure to enchant the audience p p p u Open Curtain u


The Secret Garden (Radio Theatre; Focus On The Family)

One of the best loved stories of all time i The Secret Garden i is presented in high quality and entertaining Radio Theatre drama This classic tale enriched with Biblical values reflects themes such as helping others and believing in people Mary a young orphaned girl meets her bedridden cousin Colin She discovers an enchanting secret place separate from the outside world It is in this place that Colin and Mary learn lessons about overcoming obstacles By putting their faith in God and others their lives are forever altered This story will captivate audiences of all ages


Because You're Mine (Capital Theatre, #2)

i Librarian s Note this is an alternate cover edition ISBN ISBN i br br i I don t care about your conscience All I want is for you to kiss me again i br br Lady Madeline Matthews would rather shame herself than sacrifice her freedom which is why to avoid a marriage to an aging lecherous lord she seeks out the company of Logan Scott A torrid affair with the notorious womanizer would surely condemn her in the eyes of good society br br Though a legend in the bedchamber Logan is in truth an intensely private man tormented by past betrayals Now a forward little minx is disrupting his life with her vibrant charm and unspoiled beauty a high spirited enchantress completely at sea in London s sophisticated whirl But when what begins with a kiss threatens to blossom into something more rapturous and real will Logan and Madeline have the courage to drop the masks they hide behind in the name of love


Perchance to Dream (Théâtre Illuminata, #2)

b u Act Two Scene One u b br i Growing up in the enchanted Th tre Illuminata Beatrice Shakespeare Smith learned everything about every play ever written She knew the Players and their parts but she didn t know that she too had magic Now she is the Mistress of Revels the Teller of Tales and is determined to follow her stars She is ready for the outside world i br br b u Enter BERTIE AND COMPANY u b br But the outside world soon proves more topsy turvy than any stage production Bertie can make things happen by writing them but outside the protective walls of the Th tre nothing goes as planned And her magic cannot help her make a decision between br br b NATE b Her suave and swashbuckling pirate now in mortal peril br br b ARIEL b A brooding yet seductive air spirit whose true motives remain unclear br br When Nate is kidnapped and taken prisoner by the Sea Goddess only Bertie can free him Bertie s dreams are haunted by Nate whose love for Bertie is keeping him alive but in the daytime it s Ariel who is tantalizingly close and the one she is falling for Who does Bertie love the most And will her magic be powerful enough to save her once she enters the Sea Goddess s lair


Hamlet (The Renaissance Theatre Company Present)

CDs in case with page insert booklet Playing time hours minutes Random Century Audiobooks Made in the UK


Somewhere I'll Find You (Capital Theatre, #1)

b The toast of the town b br br All London is at Julia Wentworth s feet and anything she desires is hers for the asking But the glamorous leading lady guards a shocking secret a mystery husband whom she does not know dares not mention and cannot love p For years Damon Savage has been searching for the stranger his parents wed him to without his consent hoping to legally free himself from matrimony s invisible chains And he is astonished to discover his bride is none other than the exquisite lady he d hoped to make his mistress But though his wife by law Julia will never truly be Damon s until he conquers her fears his formidable rivals and her proud passionate and independent heart br p


Macbeth (Classic Radio Theatre)

Shakespeare s famous tragedy describing how a lust for power and the prophecy of three witches transform a brave nobleman into a traitor and murderous tyrant has mesmerised audiences since its first performance over four centuries ago Macbeth s temptation and descent into evil his wife s ruthlessness and subsequent madness and the overarching presence of the supernatural are brilliantly evoked in this BBC Radio archive production from directed by the renowned Richard Eyre Featuring a distinguished cast and specially composed music it brings new depth and excitement to this classic chilling tale of malevolence and terror br br CDs hr mins


Covet (Vampire Erotic Theatre #1)

They ve burned for each other for two years the forbidden attraction between them growing each night Now resisting the sinful desires of their hearts is becoming impossible br br Javier knows better than to succumb to his hunger for Lilah The mortal female belongs to a powerful aristocrat patron of Vampirerotique the theatre he runs with three other vampires A single touch is all it would take to break the sacred law of his kind sentencing himself to death but his passion for her has become too fierce to ignore and he will risk everything to make Lilah his br br Lilah has fought her desire for Javier since arriving at his theatre as a servant but each glance he has stolen his eyes promising pleasure that will satisfy her longing for him has chipped away at her defences and she can no longer deny her need and her forbidden feelings for the powerful vampire male br br When they find themselves alone in a private box during one of the erotic performances will they surrender to their passion and live out their wildest fantasies in a night of wicked pleasure or will the threat of Lilah s master keep them apart forever


Christmas Carol - Radio Theatre - 2 Cassettes

In this unabridged version of the original edition the classic tale is illustrated with full color paintings and black and white drawings that brilliantly recapture an era and bring Dickens s characters vividly to life Michael Foreman s illustrations have brought new life and charm to a story we all know Parents Magazine


The Chronicles of Narnia: Never Has the Magic Been So Real (Radio Theatre) [Full Cast Drama]

i The Chronicles of Narnia i by C S Lewis is one of the very few sets of books that should be read three times in childhood early adulthood and late in life In brief four children travel repeatedly to a world in which they are far more than mere children and everything is far more than it seems Richly told populated with fascinating characters perfectly realized in detail of world and pacing of plot and profoundly allegorical the story is infused throughout with the timeless issues of good and evil faith and hope This boxed set edition includes all seven volumes


The Grapes of Wrath (L.A. Theatre Works Audio Theatre Collections)

John Steinbeck s Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression follows the western movement of one family amp a nation in search of work amp human dignity Perhaps the most American of American classics The novel focuses on the Joads a poor family of sharecroppers driven from their Oklahoma home by drought economic hardship amp changes in financial amp agricultural industries Due to their nearly hopeless situation amp in part because they were trapped in the Dust Bowl the Joads set out for California Along with thousands of other Okies they sought jobs land dignity amp a future When preparing to write the novel Steinbeck wrote I want to put a tag of shame on the greedy bastards who are responsible for this the Great Depression amp its effects The book won Steinbeck a large following among the working class perhaps due to the book s sympathy to the workers movement amp its accessible prose style br i The Grapes of Wrath i is frequently read in American high school amp college literature classes A celebrated Hollywood film version starring Henry Fonda amp directed by John Ford was made in


Theatre of the Oppressed

Boal and his work are marvelous examples of the post modern situation its problems and its opportunities Twice exiled Boal is at home now wherever he finds himself to be He makes a skeptical comic inquisitive and finally optimistic theatre involving spectators and performers in the search for community and integrity This is a good book to be used even more than to be read Richard Schechner br br Augusto Boal s achievement is so remarkable so original and so groundbreaking that I have no hesitation in describing the book as the most important theoretical work in the theatre in modern times a statement I make with having suffered any memory lapse with respect to Stanislavsky Artaud or Grotowski Goerge E Wellwarth br br Originally basing himself at the Arena Stage in Sao Paolo Brazil Augusto Boal developed a series of imaginative theatre exercises which promote awareness of one s social situation and its limitations individual attitudes and even how our bodies are bound by tradition Boal is continued his explorations in Paris where he directed Le CEDITADE Centre d Etude et de Diffusion des Techniques Actives d Expression Methode Boal in addition to traveling and lecturing extensively in other countries On May Boal died at age in Rio de Janeiro


Shakespeare's Play of a Midsummer Night's Dream: Arranged for Representation at the Princess's Theatre

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it This work was reproduced from the original artifact and remains as true to the original work as possible Therefore you will see the original copyright references library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world and other notations in the work This work is in the public domain in the United States of America and possibly other nations Within the United States you may freely copy and distribute this work as no entity individual or corporate has a copyright on the body of the work As a reproduction of a historical artifact this work may contain missing or blurred pages poor pictures errant marks etc Scholars believe and we concur that this work is important enough to be preserved reproduced and made generally available to the public We appreciate your support of the preservation process and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant


The Time Machine (Adventure Theatre)

Classic science fiction novel recounts the adventures of a hypothetical Time Traveller who journeys into the future


So Silver Bright (Théâtre Illuminata, #3)

b Act Three Scene One b br Bertie thinks her quest is almost done With the help of Ariel and the rest of her friends she has managed to find her father and rescue Nate from Sedna the Sea Goddess Now all she has to do is reunite her father the Scrimshander with her mother Ophelia and she will finally have a true family of her own br br b Exit Stage Right b br However things are never easy for Beatrice Shakespeare Smith Her father has vanished Sedna is out for revenge her own actions have trapped the Th tre Illuminata in a strange kind of limbo and the stress of her in between state is tearing apart the fragile threads of her mother s sanity Bertie s best hope for salvaging the situation may lie in a summons by Her Gracious Majesty Queen of the Distant Castle and the hope of winning the magical boon given to the best performance br br Bertie is caught between her growing responsibilities to home and family and the dream of flying free just as her heart is torn between her two loves Nate and Ariel With so any forces pulling on her how will Bertie be able to choose i which i wish to make come true


Oliver Twist

Taking their inspiration from the vivid world of the Victorian music hall a company of actors conjure up a host of unforgettable characters Fagin Nancy Bill Sykes the Artful Dodger and of course little Oliver himself Neil Bartlett is artistic director of the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith and has adapted and translated numerous plays for the stage many of which are published by Oberon Books


Screwtape Letters - Radio Theatre

The entirety of The Screwtape Letters by CS Lewis on CD in the first ever full cast dramatization of the diabolical classic The work is contained on CD s with a DVD included as well It has been produced in Surround Sound


The Voyage of the Dawn Treader: The Chronicles Of Narnia (Radio Theatre)

These classic stories have enchanted millions around the world Radio Theatre brings them to life in this dramatized audio production Recorded in London with an all star cast of England s brightest talent from the stage and screen an original orchestral score and cinema quality digital sound design this innovative recording provides hours of entertainment for the entire family All seven stories are available in a single redesigned slipcase or available individually and both formats are marked at their lowest prices ever


The BFG (Theatre Collection)

Captured by a giant The BFG is no ordinary bone crunching giant He is far too nice and jumbly It s lucky for Sophie that he is Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler the Fleshlumpeater the Bonecruncher or any of the other giants rather than the BFG she would have soon become breakfast br When Sophie hears that they are flush bunking off in England to swollomp a few nice little chiddlers she decides she must stop them once and for all And the BFG is going to help her


Theatre of Cruelty (Discworld #14.5; City Watch #1.5)

A murder has been committed a street entertainer found apparently battered to death with a very small blunt object on him bite marks from a very small crocodile Investigating the incident in his typically direct manner Carrot Ironfoundersson discovers the truth


Othello (Librio Théâtre)

G n ral de Venise Othello est un homme heureux il a pous la belle et vertueuse Desd mona Mais son bonheur est fragile jaloux le perfide Iago tente de s duire Desd mona qui le repousse Pour se venger il persuade Othello qu elle a pour amant l honn te Cassio distillant le mensonge la fa on d un venin Aveugl par la jalousie Othello commet l irr parable avant de comprendre que l on s est jou de lui Trag die captivante magistralement construite Othello est sans doute l une des plus belles expressions litt raires de la jalousie


Prince Caspian : Radio Theatre

These classic stories have enchanted millions around the world Radio Theatre brings them to life in this dramatized audio production Recorded in London with an all star cast of England s brightest talent from the stage and screen an original orchestral score and cinema quality digital sound design this innovative recording provides hours of entertainment for the entire family All seven stories are available in a single redesigned slipcase or available individually and both formats are marked at their lowest prices ever


Peter Pan Ou Le Garçon Qui Ne Voulait Pas Grandir: Théâtre

b The enchanting story of a boy who wouldn t grow up and the girl he promised to always remember b br br br One magical night the Darling children Wendy John and Michael are visited by two mischievous denizens of Neverland an island of the imagination where pirates prowl the Mermaids Lagoon and fairies live so long as children believe in them Peter Pan and his loyal lightning quick companion Tinker Bell have come for Peter s shadow captured the previous night by Nana the children s Newfoundland nanny The pair leaves not just with the shadow but with Wendy and her brothers as well whisking them away to Neverland to join the Lost Boys in their war against the evil Captain Hook br br br J M Barrie created the character of Peter Pan to entertain a young family he regularly met in Kensington Gardens Over the course of two novels and a play he turned a whimsical idea into one of the most cherished literary characters of all time


The Theatre of the Absurd

In Samuel Beckett s i Waiting for Godot i premiered at a tiny avant garde theatre in Paris within five years it had been translated into more than twenty languages and seen by more than a million spectators Its startling popularity marked the emergence of a new type of theatre whose proponents Beckett Ionesco Genet Pinter and others shattered dramatic conventions and paid scant attention to psychological realism while highlighting their characters inability to understand one another In Martin Esslin gave a name to the phenomenon in his groundbreaking study of these playwrights who dramatized the absurdity at the core of the human condition br br Over four decades after its initial publication Esslin s landmark book has lost none of its freshness The questions these dramatists raise about the struggle for meaning in a purposeless world are still as incisive and necessary today as they were when Beckett s tramps first waited beneath a dying tree on a lonely country road for a mysterious benefactor who would never show Authoritative engaging and eminently readable b The Theatre of the Absurd b is nothing short of a classic vital reading for anyone with an interest in the theatre


Towards a Poor Theatre

Originally published in Jerzy Grotowski s groundbreaking book is available once again As a record of Grotowski s theatrical experiments this book is an invaluable resource to students and theater practioners alike


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Mystery Theatre

Performed by the St Charles Players br br Adventure of the speckled band br Adventure of the dancing men br Scandal in Bohemia br Adventure of the Devil


Brecht on Theatre: The Development of an Aesthetic

This volume offers a major selection of Bertolt Brecht s groundbreaking critical writing Here arranged in chronological order are essays from to in which Brecht explores his definition of the Epic Theatre and his theory of alienation effects in directing acting and writing and discusses among other works i The Threepenny Opera Mahagonny Mother Courage Puntila i and i Galileo i Also included is A Short Organum for the Theatre Brecht s most complete exposition of his revolutionary philosophy of drama br br Translated and edited by John Willett i Brecht on Theater i is essential to an understanding of one of the twentieth century s most influential dramatists


Candide: [Lyon, Théâtre Des Jeunes Années, 17 Mars 1992]

Brought up in the household of a powerful Baron Candide is an open minded young man whose tutor Pangloss has instilled in him the belief that all is for the best But when his love for the Baron s rosy cheeked daughter is discovered Candide is cast out to make his own way in the world br br And so he and his various companions begin a breathless tour of Europe South America and Asia as an outrageous series of disasters befall them earthquakes syphilis a brush with the Inquisition murder sorely testing the young hero s optimism