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    And the Girls in their Sunday Dresses
    R140.00 inc. VAT

    Two very different women meet during a long wait to buy subsidized rice and discover they have more in common than their poverty; an old man and child share a last, loving waltz; a cynical, disabled gangster learns humanity from a committed social worker; and a young girl finds her missing father and her role in the political struggle.

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    At this Stage
    R190.00 inc. VAT

    As South Africa continues to advance towards the fulfilment of its visionary constitution, significant shifts in the mode, style, and theme of its nation’s theatre have begun to take hold. The four plays in this collection, by Lara Foot Newton, Mike van Graan, Motshabi Tyelele and Craig Higginson, offer insights into an emerging national identity.

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    Ballet and Modern Dance
    R170.00 inc. VAT

    Whether as performers or as spectators, more people enjoy dance today than ever before. Its extraordinary range extends from classical ballet and baroque court spectacles to avant-garde modern dance, tap, and ethnic dancing.

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    Costume and Fashion A Concise History
    R180.00 inc. VAT

    A classic study of the history of fashion brought right up to date

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    Dark outsider: three plays
    R100.00 inc. VAT

    Life in exile, the poet Roy Campbell, and the world of a boys’ boarding school are the three topics explored in this, the first collection of the work of one of South Africa’s leading playwrights, Anthony Akerman.

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    Fellini!
    R450.00 inc. VAT

    A catalog of a delightful and very Felliniesque drawings by the master Italian film director, now on view in conjunction with a film festival at the Guggenheim Museum, New York.

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    Frankly, My Dear
    R165.00 inc. VAT

    How and why has the saga of Scarlett O’Hara kept such a tenacious hold on our national imagination for almost three-quarters of a century? In the first book ever to deal simultaneously with Margaret Mitchell’s beloved novel and David Selznick’s spectacular film version of Gone with the Wind, film critic Molly Haskell seeks the answers.

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    Happy Natives – C. Coetzee
    R68.00 inc. VAT

    Happy Natives is very contemporary, looking at the way in which South Africans struggle to define their present identity. The play is extremely gripping, very funny and yet keeps surprising the audience with its insight into the complexities of cross-cultural relationships, ten years on from the start of the rainbow nation.

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    In My Father’s Shadow: A Daughter Remembers Orson Welles
    R180.00 inc. VAT

    Of all the myriad stars and celebrities Hollywood has produced, only a handful have achieved the fame – and, some would say, infamy – of Orson Welles, the creator and star of what is arguably the greatest film ever, Citizen Kane. Many books have been written about him, detailing his achievements as an artist as well as his foibles as a human being. None of them, however, has come so close to the real man as Chris Welles Feder does in this beautifully realised portrait of her father.

     

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    In Praise of Shadows (Catalogue)
    R495.00 inc. VAT

    Juxtaposing the work of a selection of international contemporary artists such as William Kentridge, Kara Walker, Lotte Reiniger, Jockum Nordström and Nathalie Djurberg with the tradition of European shadow theater – particularly as it is practiced in Turkey and Greece, where it is still very much an active art form – this volume examines the historical use of shadows in art.

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    Journey Of The Tall Horse: A Story of African Theatre
    R350.00 inc. VAT

    With its mix of magnificent puppets, live actors, captivating costumes and evocative music, video projection and dance, “Tall Horse” has enchanted theatre goers world wide. This spectacular production is the result of an exceptional meeting between South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company and Mali’s Sogolon Puppet Troupe. Mervyn Millar had unique access to the production, from development workshops through rehearsals to the first performances for the world tour.

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    Julie Taymor: Playing with Fire
    R450.00 inc. VAT

    With more than 40 pages of new material including illustrations and unpublished sketches, this book illuminates Julie Taymor’s entire career, from her theatrical apprenticeship to her most recent work for stage and screen.

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    Missing: A Play
    R150.00 inc. VAT

    Missing is the story of Robert Khalipa , an ANC Cadre living in exile, who is very senior in the Organisation but is left out of the negotiations and almost forgotten in Sweden.

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    MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA! and selected shorter plays
    R85.00 inc. VAT

    In his introduction to this collection, Stephen Gray states that ‘there can be no artistic grounds on which to uphold a belief that “short” implies “lesser”‘; he goes on to make the point that ‘Fugard seems naturally to be most at ease when working in compact dense forms’.

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    My Children! My Africa!, and Selected Shorter Plays
    R85.00 inc. VAT

    In his introduction to this collection, Stephen Gray states that ‘there can be no artistic grounds on which to uphold a belief that “short” implies “lesser”‘; he goes on to make the point that ‘Fugard seems naturally to be most at ease when working in compact dense forms’.

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    My life & Valley Song
    R150.00 inc. VAT

    My Life is based on the diaries of five South African girls who were growing into womanhood in 1994

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    National Theatre: All About Theatre
    R300.00 inc. VAT

    Hear from experts at the world-famous National Theatre about every aspect of stagecraft, including prop-making, set building and lighting design, and discover, from first idea to final curtain, how plays are made.

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    ONAIR: The Gallery Premises at The Johannesburg Civic Theatre
    R100.00 inc. VAT

    book about the re-establishment of the gallery premises at the then-named Johannesburg Civic Theatre by the Trinity Session

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    Sarah:The Life of Sarah Bernhardt (Jewish Lives)
    R275.00 inc. VAT

    Everything about Sarah Bernhardt is fascinating, from her obscure birth to her glorious career—redefining the very nature of her art—to her amazing (and highly public) romantic life to her indomitable spirit. Well into her seventies, after the amputation of her leg, she was performing under bombardment for soldiers during World War I, as well as crisscrossing America on her ninth American tour.

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    Sorrows and Rejoicings
    R100.00 inc. VAT

    In an old house in a small country town three women gather in the pressence of a stinkwood table and their powerful memories of the man they have just buried. In Sorrows and Rejoicings, Athol Fugard turns ones more to his beloved Karoo and to the themes of exile and the importance of place that have permeated so many of his plays.

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