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101 Greatest Plays
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 464

Having surveyed post-war British drama in State of the Nation, Michael Billington now looks at the global picture. In this provocative and challenging new book, he offers his highly personal selection of the 101 greate

Billington, Michael
$25.00

Book of Shakespearian Useless Information
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 256

'This book is loosely based on the lost journals that William Shakespeare never wrote, describing his life and times in chronological order and the subsequent Bardolatry that encompasses the civilized world ...' Sales

Montague, Bruce, Rice, Tim, Rice, Tim
$25.00

Brick Shakespeare: The Tragedies
1000 colour photos 272

Enjoy four of Shakespeare's tragedies told with Lego bricks. Here are Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Julius Caesar enacted scene by scene, captioned by excerpts from the plays. Flip through one thousand color photo

Hollan, Jack
$30.00

Caucasian Chalk Circle
4 b&w stage photographs 176

This Student Edition of Brecht's classic dramatisation of the conflict over possession of a child features an extensive introduction and commentary that includes a plot summary, discussion of the context, themes, char

Brecht, Bertolt, Rorrison, Hugh, Stern, James, Stern, Tania, Auden, W. H.
$23.00

Complete Dramatic Works of Samuel Beckett
Paperback 320 pages.

Gathers all of Beckett's texts for theatre, from 1955 to 1984. This book includes both the major dramatic works and the short and more compressed texts for the stage, as well for radio.

Beckett, Samuel
$40.00

Complete Illustrated Works of William Shakespeare
1024

Shakespeare, William
$25.00

Complete Works of William Shakespeare
black and white illustrations 1280

Hamlet. Romeo and Juliet. Henry V. Macbeth. A Midsummer Night's Dream. King Lear. Lovers of literature will immediately recognise these as signature works of William Shakespeare, whose plays still rank as the g

Shakespeare, William
$50.00

Crucible
Penguin Modern Classics 128 pages.

Set in Salem, Massachusetts, 1692, a community stands accused of witchcraft, and in the mood of fear and recriminations that develops, men denounce their neighbours and truth is perverted by superstition.

Miller, Arthur
$19.95

Death of a Salesman
Penguin Modern Classics 112

This play tells the story of Willy Loman, an ageing salesman, who is a failure in both his business and private life. Fired by his firm, ignored by his children, his humiliation ends in suicide.

Miller, Arthur
$16.95

Doll's House and Other Plays
400

Four of Ibsen's most important plays in superb modern translations, part of the new Penguin Ibsen series. With her assertion that she is 'first and foremost a human being', Nora Helmer sent shockwaves throughout Europe when she appeared in I

Ibsen, Henrik, Dawkin, Deborah, Skuggevik, Erik, Rem, Tore
$27.00

Globe Guide to Shakespeare
80 illustrations (b/w) with possible 16 page colour section. 720

The Globe Guide to Shakespeare is the ultimate guide to the life and work of the world's greatest playwright: William Shakespeare. With full coverage of the 39 Shakespearian plays,

Dickson, Andrew
$40.00

Golden Valley, Song of the Seals

Dorothy Hewett (music by Jim Cotter)
$10.00

Hamlet
198 x 126mm. , Wordsworth Classics 192

Shakespeare, William
$6.95

Hamlet
Penguin Shakespeare S. 400 pages.

A young prince meets with his father's ghost, who alleges that his own brother, now married to his widow, murdered him. The prince devises a scheme to test the truth of the ghost's accusation, feigning wild madn

Shakespeare William Wells Stanley Ryan Kiernan Spencer T J B Sinfield Alan
$20.00

Hamlet: Pelican Shakespeare
150

This legendary Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Updated for the 21st century by editors Stephen Orgel of Stanford University and A. R. Braunmuller

Shakespeare, William, Braunmuller, A. R., Orgel, Stephen, Reynolds, Eli
$13.00

Importance of Being Earnest
Penguin Classics S. 464 pages.

This book contains some of Oscar Wilde's best known plays - "Lady Windermere's Fan", "A Woman of No Importance", "An ideal Husband" and "The Importance of Being Earnest".

Wilde, Oscar
$15.00

Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays
384

Who would have thought a comedy of manners written more than a hundred years ago would still be so apt and so funny? Oscar Wilde was a genius of play writing, and his deftness, wit and sharp eye for social satire keep audiences in thrall to

Wilde, Oscar
$23.00

Joy Ride
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 592

A dazzling celebration of theatre, its workings and its most compelling playwrights by the New York's senior drama critic emeritus and the author of Tennessee Williams 'John Lahr manages to write better a

Lahr, John
$20.00

Julius Caesar
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 176

In Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare uses the most notorious murder in classical history to tell a tragic tale of friendship, ambition and betrayal. As the greatest figures of the Roman Republic are swept along on the

Shakespeare, William
$17.00

King Lear
illustrations 208

In this thrilling and hugely influential tragedy, ageing King Lear makes a capricious decision to divide his realm between his three daughters according to the love they express for him. When the youngest daughter refuses to ta

Shakespeare, William
$17.00

King Lear: Pelican Shakespeare
148

This legendary Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Updated for the 21st century by general editors Stephen Orgel of Stanford University and A. R. Bra

Shakespeare, William, Braunmuller, A. R., Orgel, Stephen, Reynolds, Eli
$13.00

Lady Windermere's Fan
80

Beautiful, aristocratic, an adored wife and young mother, Lady Windermere is 'a fascinating puritan' whose severe moral code leads her to the brink of social suicide. The only one who can save her is the mysterious Mrs Erlynne whose scandalou

Wilde, Oscar
$9.95

Living with Shakespeare
black & white halftones 500

Why Shakespeare? What explains our continued fascination with his poems and plays? In "Living with Shakespeare, "Susannah Carson invites forty actors, directors, scholars, and writers to reflect on why his work is sti

Carson, Susannah, Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold (Yale University New Directions New Directions New Directions New Directions New Directions New Directions New Directions New Directions New Directions New Directions Yale University Ya
$32.95

Macbeth
full colour illustrations throughout, includes photographs, includes illustrations 352

"Macbeth" - Shakespeare's dark and bloody "Scottish play" - is one of the first two works we're offering. It includes contextualizing essays and timelines by

Shakespeare, William, Lander, Jesse M., Stanton, Kevin
$40.00

Macbeth: Pelican Shakespeare
100

This legendary Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Updated for the 21st century by editors Stephen Orgel of Stanford University and A. R. Braunmuller

Shakespeare, William, Braunmuller, A. R., Orgel, Stephen, Reynolds, Eli
$13.00

Measure for Measure
224

Labelled as a 'problem play' for its marriage of comic overtones to serious moral inquiry, William Shakespeare's Measure for Measure is a peerless black comedy of justice, pride and desire. This Penguin Shakespeare edition is edited by J.M.

Shakespeare, William, Arnold, Nicholas, Briggs, Julia, Briggs, Julia
$20.00

Measure for Measure Arden Shakespeare
198(Ht mm) 130(Wdt mm) 301

The Arden Shakespeare is the established edition of Shakespeare"s work. Justly celebrated for its authoritative scholarship and invaluable commentary, Arden guides you a richer understanding and appreciation of Shakesp

Shakespeare, William
$20.00

Midsummer Night's Dream
178(Ht mm) 177(Wdt mm) 144

This legendary Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Updated for the 21st-century by editors Stephen Orgel of Stanford Universit

Shakespeare, William, Braunmuller, A. R., Orgel, Stephen
$13.00

Midsummer Nights Dream
Penguin Shakespeare S. 192 pages.

A young woman flees Athens with her lover, only to be pursued by her would-be husband and by her best friend. Unwittingly, all four find themselves in an enchanted forest where fairies and sprites soon take an i

Shakespeare William Hackett Helen Spencer T J B Wells Stanley
$20.00

Modern African Drama
chronology, bibliog 608

"Backgrounds and Criticism" presents documents on modern African drama generally and on the assembled texts and authors specifically, including little known materials. This text includes essays on: Tawfik al-Hakim, Kateb

Jeyifo, Biodun
$29.95

Plays
chronology, further reading, glossary 416

Five masterful dramatic works from one of the world's best-loved playwrights, Anton Chekhov's "Plays" is translated with notes by Peter Carson, and an introduction by Richard Gilman in "Penguin Classics"

Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, Carson, Peter, Gilman, Richard
$20.00

Pocket Companion to Shakespeare's Plays
208

Trewin, J. C.
$13.00

Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway
464

The story of the rise, fall, and redemption of Broadway its stars, its biggest shows, its producers, and all the drama, intrigue, and power plays that happened behind the scenes unfolds faster than a curtain going up on opening night .A must

Riedel, Michael, (Th
$25.00

Richard III
Penguin Shakespeare S. 272

The bitter, deformed brother of the King is secretly plotting to seize the throne of England.

Shakespeare, William, Spencer, T.J.B., Honigmann, E.A.J., Wells, Stanley, Taylor, Michael
$20.00

Romeo & Juliet
full colour illustrations throughout, includes photographs, includes illustrations 396

"Romeo and Juliet" - Shakespeare's timeless tale of star-crossed lovers who "Do with their death bury their parents' strife" - is one of the first two works i

Shakespeare, William, DiGangi, Mario, Stanton, Kevin
$40.00

Romeo and Juliet: Pelican Shakespeare
132

This legendary Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Updated for the 21st century by editors Stephen Orgel of Stanford University and A. R. Braunmuller

Shakespeare, William, Braunmuller, A. R., Orgel, Stephen, Reynolds, Eli
$11.00

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
197(Ht mm) 126(Wdt mm) 128

"Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" is a play which, as it were, takes place in the wings of Hamlet, and finds both humour and poignancy in the situation of the ill-fated attendant lords. The National Theatre produ

Stoppard, Tom
$24.95

Ruben Guthrie
64

Cowell, Brendan
$18.95

Shakespeare and Me
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 528

Why Shakespeare? What explains our continued fascination with his poems and plays? In Shakespeare and Me, Susannah Carson invites 38 actors, directors, scholars and writers to share stories of their own personal relati

Carson, Susannah, Bloom, Prof. Harold
$22.00

Shakespeare Book
352

The Shakespeare Book is the perfect primer to the works of William Shakespeare, packed with witty illustrations and inspirational quotes. Covering every work, from the comedies of Twelfth Night and As You Like It to the tragedies of Julius C

Dorling Kindersley
$40.00

Shakespeare's Strangest Tales: Extraordinary but True Tales from 400 Years of Shakespearean Theatre
black and white illustrations 240

A fascinating playbill of stories from the weird and wonderful world of Shakespearean theatre through the centuries, including distinguished actors falling off stages, fluffed lines, performances in the dark, an

Spragg, Iain
$20.00

Street of Crocodiles
illustrations 80

"Complicite not only open our eyes to Bruno Schulz but turn his densely impressionistic stories into a piece of vividly imaginative theatre" (Michael Billington, Guardian) The Street of Crocodiles is inspired by the life and sto

Schulz, Bruno, McBurney, Simon, Wheatley, Mark
$30.00

Streetcar Named Desire
Paperback , 198 x 129mm. 182

Fading southern belle Blanche Dubois depends on the kindness of strangers and is adrift in the modern world. When she arrives to stay with her sister Stella in a crowded, boisterous corner of New Orleans, her delusio

Williams Tennessee
$19.95

Taming of the Shrew
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 184

Controversial and sexually charged, The Taming of the Shrew is possibly Shakespeare's first play, and certainly among the most performed. Is it an examination of brute male domination or a passionate love story with a p

Shakespeare, William
$17.00

The Crucible for VCE English
The Leading Edge S. 92 pages.

Horbec, Deb
$16.50

Theatre and Its Double
120

First published in 1938, "The Theatre and Its Double" is a collection of essays detailing Antonin Artaud's radical theories on drama, which he saw as being stifled by conservatism and lack of experimentation. It contains the famous manifesto

Artaud, Antonin, Corti, Victor
$19.95

Thomas Middleton: Four Plays
Illustrations 544

This New Mermaids anthology brings together the four most popular and widely studied of Thomas Middleton's plays - Women Beware Women; The Changeling; The Roaring Girl and A Chaste Maid in Cheapside - with a new introduction by

Middleton, Thomas, Carroll, William C.
$22.00

To Be or Not to Be
illustrations 768

"To Be or Not To Be" is a choose-your-own-path version of "Hamlet" by "New York Times" best-selling author Ryan North. Play as Hamlet, Ophelia, or King Hamlet--if you want to die on the first page and play as a ghost. It's pret

North, Ryan
$49.95

Twelfth Night
144

This legendary Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Updated for the 21st century by editors Stephen Orgel of Stanford University and A. R. Braunmuller

Shakespeare, William, Braunmuller, A. R., Orgel, Stephen
$13.00

Under Milk Wood
208

Originally commissioned by the BBC, and described by Dylan Thomas as 'a play for voices', UNDER MILK WOOD takes the form of an emotive and hilarious account of a spring day in the fictional Welsh seaside village of Llareggub. We learn of the

Thomas, Dylan
$23.00

Voice and the Actor
Paperback , 210 x 140mm. 160

Berry, Cicely
$18.95

Voices Project 2011 & 2012
120

A short, sharp, evocative collection of monologues written by some of Australias leading young and established playwrights. Each piece is crafted for an actor aged between 16 and 20. Subtle, uplifting, poetic and funny, these pieces are as e

Corfield, Fraser
$24.95

Waiting for Godot
Paperback , 198 x 129mm. 96

'Nothing happens, nobody comes, nobody goes, it's awful.' This line was adopted by Jean Anouilh, to characterize the first production of "Waiting For Godot" at the Theatre de Babylone, in 1953. Anybody acquinted with

Beckett, Samuel
$24.95

Waiting for Godot / En Attendant Godot
197(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 208

The wonderfully surreal and thought provoking black comedy - in French with the English version on the opposite page. Written in French and first performed at the Theatre de Babylon in Paris in 1953, En attendant G

Beckett, Samuel
$30.00

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Vintage Classic 144 pages.

Middle-aged history professor George, and his wife Martha, are joined for a social evening by another faculty couple at a New England college. The result is an all-night drinking session that erupts into a nightmare of

Albee, Edward
$15.00

Wild Duck
160 x 105mm. , Drama Classics S. 128

Ibsen, Henrik
$13.00

William Shakespeare
270(Ht mm) 210(Wdt mm)

William Shakespeare was born April 1564 and died 23 April 1616, four hundred years ago. Today the bard from Queen Elizabeth?s I?


$40.00

William Shakespeare - The Complete Plays in One Sitting
illustrations 328

Oversized mini book packed with witty summaries of the plays of William Shakespeare, a man widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English language. "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "Romeo and Juliet," "Henry V," and

Shakespeare, William
$8.00

William Shakespeare and Others
20 black & white illustrations 752

Among the plays staged at the Globe and published in Shakespeare's lifetime were The London Prodigal by William Shakespeare, A Yorkshire Tragedy written by W. Shakespeare and Thomas Lord Cromwell written by W.S

Bate J.; Rasmussen E. and Rasmussen E.
$34.95