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Now in its third decade, Applause is America's foremost publisher of theatre and cinema books. Our books range from biographies of film and theatre luminaries, to playscripts, librettos, monologue books, and explorations of film and theatre history. Applause also publishes the long-running Screen World and Theatre World annuals as well as the Best American Short Plays series, and the Playbill Broadway Yearbooks.

Scenes and Monologues from the Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award
Horror Films FAQ - All That's Left to Know About Slashers, Vampires, Zombies, Aliens, and More
Best Monologues from Best American Short Plays, Volume One
Film Scripts One: Henry V, The Big Sleep, A Streetcar Named Desire
Dramatic Circumstances: On Acting, Singing, and Living Inside the Stories We Tell
Stephen King Films FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the King of Horror on Film
The Best American Short Plays 2012-2013
The Zombie Film: From White Zombie to World War Z
A Field Guide to Actor Training
Sondheim and Lloyd-Webber: The New Musical
South Park FAQ: All That's Left to Know About The Who, What, Where, When and #%$ of America's Favorite Mountain Town
Best Contemporary Monologues for Men 18-35
Modern Sci-Fi Films FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Time-Travel, Alien, Robot, and Out-of-This-World Movies Since 1970
Best Monologues from The Best American Short Plays, Volume Three
The Sound of Music FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Maria, the von Trapps, and Our Favorite Things
You Fascinate Me So: The Life and Times of Cy Coleman
Quentin Tarantino FAQ: Everything Left to Know About the Original Reservoir Dog
How I Did It: Establishing a Playwriting Career
Fortune in My Eyes: A Memoir of Broadway Glamour, Social Justice, and Political Passion
Mainly on Directing - Gypsy, West Side Story, and Other Musicals
The Playbill Broadway Yearbook: June 2013 to May 2014 - Tenth Annual Edition
The Room: The Definitive Guide
In Performance - Contemporary Monologues for Men and Women Late Twenties to Thirties
South Pacific: The Complete Book and Lyrics of the Broadway Musical
The Wizard of Oz FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Life, According to Oz
Broadway Musicals, Show-by-Show (Eighth Edition)
Acting on the Script
Stella! Mother of Modern Acting
Women's Comedic Monologues That Are Actually Funny
Sherlock Holmes FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the World's Greatest Private Detective
An Actor Succeeds: Tips, Secrets & Advice on Auditioning, Connection, Coping & Thriving In & Out of Hollywood

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