Stop the Show! A History of Insane Incidents and Absurd Accidents in the Theater by Brad Schreiber

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Published by Thunder"s Mouth Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Films, cinema,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Theater,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General,
  • Theater - General

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8615503M
ISBN 101560258209
ISBN 109781560258209
OCLC/WorldCa71152864

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