The savvy reader’s favorite website BookFilter.com chooses the best theater books ready to take their bow, exclusively for Broadway Direct.
Kids are coming back from their summers at theater camp, high school students are eagerly auditioning for the part they’ve just got to get in the fall production, and actors are returning home after a season in the hectic but blissfully happy world of regional theater, where the quality is high, audiences are generous, and critics are mostly invisible. And as fall approaches, unexpected projects are being announced almost every day and new shows are in preview. But in between matinees and cabarets and cast album parties, we have a stack of theater-related books to catch up on! Here are the latest.