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BOOKS

“That Was Us” Contemporary Irish Theatre and Performance

Edited by Fintan Walsh

That Was Us

features a wide, rich

range of critical essays and artist

reflections that strive to make sense

of some of the most significant shifts

and trends in contemporary Irish

theatre. In bringing together critics

and artists to think side by side,

That Was Us

is indispensable for

anyone interested in Irish theatre’s

contemporary practices and

cultural politics.

978-1-78319-035-5 $29.95

1984

Adapted by Duncan Macmillan

and Robert Icke

The definitive novel of the twentieth

century is reexamined in a radical

new stage adaptation that explores

why Orwell’s vision of the future is

still as relevant as ever. Macmillan

and Icke’s adaptation of

1984

enjoyed a successful 2014 run

on London’s West End.

978-1-78319-061-4 $17.95

Acting: Cut the Crap, Cue the Truth Living the Life and Doing the Job

Natalie Burt

This book fills a gap in the drama

school curriculum, tackling many

areas that often go unaddressed

during training. Rejecting gimmicks

and quick fixes, it encourages

entrepreneurialism using an

informal, unapologetic

and humorous tone.

978-1-84943-479-9 $26.95

Acting Shakespeare’s Language

Andy Hinds

In this inspirational new manual,

author Andy Hinds uses simple

steps to bring the reader to a full

understanding of how Shakespeare’s

language ‘works’, lucidly outlines

a number of practical guidelines,

and provides simple, test-proven

exercises to put each guideline

into practice.

978-1-78319-008-9 $26.95

Adler & Gibb

Tim Crouch

Adler & Gibb

tells the story of

Janet Adler and Margaret Gibb,

uncompromising conceptual artists

working in New York. When Adler

dies, a raid (on a house, a life, a

reality and a legacy) begins. This

thrilling story of misappropriation

premiered at the Royal Court

Theatre in 2014.

978-1-78319-092-8 $17.95

Belarus Free Theatre: New Plays from Central Europe The VII International Contest of Contemporary Drama

Belarus Free Theatre

Four award-winning plays from

Belarus Free Theatre’s International

Contest of Contemporary Drama.

This publication is dedicated to

promoting the works of the winning

playwrights, and is published to

coincide with an award ceremony at

the Young Vic Theatre in London.

978-1-78319-125-3 $30.95

Ben Travers: Three Farces and a Comedy

Ben Travers

The four plays in this collection

are representative of Travers’ work

at its best and most characteristic.

The plays include the classic farces

Rookery Nook

(1926),

Thark

(1927),

Plunder

(1927) and

The Bed Before

Yesterday

(1977).

978-1-84943-443-0 $29.95

Bhatti: Plays One

Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti

The first collection of plays from

Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, a brilliant

and controversial playwright.

Includes the plays

Behzti

(Dishonour)

,

Behud (Beyond Belief)

,

Besharam (Shameless)

,

Fourteen

,

and

Khandan (Family)

.

978-1-78319-130-7 $34.95

Bitch Boxer

Charlotte Josephine

London, 2012. Women will step into

the Olympic boxing ring for the first

time. As Chloe trains for the fight

of her life, she is left winded by two

life-changing events. Winner of the

Holden Street Theatres Award 2013

at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

978-1-84943-477-5 $17.95

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