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Call for Papers – ASTR/TLA Plenary: “The Body in the Library”

April 18th, 2017 | ASTR, Conferences

The Body in the Library:   A Call for Papers for the Plenary Panel of the Theatre Library Association   Association with libraries has traditionally been perceived as damaging to the body. Chaucer’s Oxfordian Clerke is described as unnaturally thin; Prospero can only be redeemed when he decides to “drown [his] book”; and Faustus’s obsessive […]

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Book Review: Experiencing Stanislavsky Today

April 2nd, 2017 | Book/Media Reviews

Experiencing Stanislavsky Today Stephanie Daventry French and Philip G. Bennet. London: Routledge, 2016 ISBN 978-0415693950   In Experiencing Stanislavsky Today, authors Stephanie Daventry French and Philip G. Bennett introduce new performers to the tenets and practices of Konstantin Stanislavsky’s highly influential System of acting.  The authors have coupled an expert understanding of Stanislavsky’s life and […]

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Book Review: Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago: In Their Own Words

March 2nd, 2017 | Book/Media Reviews

Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago: In Their Own Words. By John Mayer. New York: Bloomsbury Methuen, 2016. ISBN 978-1-4742-3945-5.   The Steppenwolf Theatre Company mostly tells its own extraordinary story in John Mayer’s engaging book examining the methods, history, and overall mission of the company which, among other things, has created a much-imitated dynamic ensemble […]

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Help us celebrate our 80th Anniversary – Join or renew your membership today!

January 10th, 2017 | Membership

Since 1937, the Theatre Library Association is the only North American organization devoted to supporting the needs and interests of librarians, archivists, scholars and practitioners affiliated with theatre, dance, performance studies, popular entertainment, motion picture and broadcasting collections.  Help us celebrate our 80th anniversary year by joining us or renewing your membership at our special […]

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BROADSIDE Digest 5 is Now Available

January 6th, 2017 | Publications

BROADSIDE Digest The fifth issue of BROADSIDE Digest is now available.  Don’t have time to click back through all of the previously posted items?  No worries; we’ve compiled all of the posts from January 28 through December 8, 2016 in one handy document.  You’ll be able to find all of the issues of the new BROADSIDE Digest under News & Events/BROADSIDE […]

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