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Art of Darkness, The:  

Staging The Philip Pullman Trilogy

Art of Darkness, The: $23.59 ex GST
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Philip Pullman’s trilogy His Dark Materials is an ambitious and magical theatrical event. In The Art of Darkness: Staging the Philip Pullman Trilogy, Robert Butler tells the story of this theatrical epic, from its first rehearsal to opening night, taking the reader on a backstage journey of a production unrivalled in its narrative scope and staging. His Dark Materials involves technologies old and new and The Art of Darkness presents a unique inside account of how the magic of Philip Pullman’s world is created on stage. This book will make you feel involved in the play, whether you saw it produced or not.

Oberon Books | 978-1-84002-414-2 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB


Robert Butler was theatre critic at the Independent on Sunday from 1995-2000. He is the author of three books in the 'National Theatre at Work' series, including: The Art of Darkness, published by Oberon.

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