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The value of a script, like that of a book or most other commodities, depends on supply and demand. Many aspects of collecting scripts and collecting books are similar, but there are some key differences. Sometimes any scripts from a popular director or actor will be worth a handsome sum even if the film is not very known or popular.
Picasso at the Lapin Agile centres around an imagined meeting of Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein in 1904. As the two engage in a battle of ideas, their dialogue becomes an examination of science and art. Other plays include WASP, The Zig-Zag Woman and Patter for the Floating Lady.
Unique features include an extensive overview of Shakespeare′s life, world, and theater by the general editor of Signet Classic Shakespeare series, plus a special introduction to the play by the editor Sylvan Barnet, Tufts University. It also contains comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions of Macbeth, then and now.
Antigone defending her integrity and ideals to the death, Oedipus questing for his identity and achieving immortality - these heroic figures have moved playgoers and readers since the fifth century BC. Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, these three plays are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written. Robert Fagles′ translation conveys all of Sophocles′ lucidity and power: the cut and thrust of his dialogue, his ironic edge, the surge and majesty of his choruses and, above all, the agonies and triumphs of his characters.