2017 & 2018 Theatre & Performance Titles for Review

The below are all titles recently published by Routledge Theatre & Performance that are available for review. If you would like to receive a copy for review, please complete our online form.

January 2018

  • The Assistant Lighting Designer's Toolkit

    By Anne McMills

    What are the do�s and don�ts of being a good assistant lighting designer? What are focus tapes, and how do I use them? What is the best method for creating a magic sheet? What should be found in every assistant�s kit? How do I make that first important leap into this professional career? Answer…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Focal Press

  • Images LibrariesMuseums/Arch

    By Amy Mccoll

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 

  • Presence & Pre-Expressivity 2

    By Yarrow

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 

  • Stagecraft Fundamentals Second Edition

    A Guide and Reference for Theatrical Production

    By Rita Carver

    Stagecraft Fundamentals Second Edition tackles every aspect of theatre production with Emmy Award-winning author Rita Kogler Carver's signature witty and engaging voice. The history of stagecraft, safety precautions, lighting, costumes, scenery, career planning tips, and more are discussed,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Focal Press

  • The Dramatic Imagination

    Reflections and Speculations on the Art of the Theatre, Reissue

    By Robert Edmond Jones

    The Dramatic Imagination is one of the few enduring works written about set design. Robert Edmond Jones's innovations in set design and lighting brought new ideas to the stage, but it is greater understanding of design - its role at the heart of theater - that has continued to inspire theater…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 

  • International Encyclopedia of Military History

    Edited by James C. Bradford

    With its impressive breadth of coverage – both geographically and chronologically – the International Encyclopedia of Military History is the most up-to-date and inclusive A-Z resource on military history. From uniforms and military insignia worn by combatants to the brilliant military…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19 

  • Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic

    Haptic Allegories

    By Kathleen Gough

    Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic advances an innovative and compelling approach to writing comparative studies of performance in transnational, intercultural relation to one another. Its chosen subject in this case is the cultural and political intersection of African and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02

  • Madness, Art, and Society

    Beyond Illness

    By Anna Harpin

    How is madness experienced, treated, and represented? How might art think around – and beyond – psychiatric definitions of illness and wellbeing? Madness, Art, and Society engages with artistic practices from theatre and live art to graphic fiction, charting a multiplicity of ways of thinking…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24

  • The Director's Toolkit

    By Robin Schraft

    The Director’s Toolkit is a comprehensive guide to the role of the theatrical director. Following the chronology of the directing process, the book discusses each stage in precise detail, considering the selection and analysis of the script, the audition process, casting, character development,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Focal Press
    The Focal Press Toolkit Series

  • Character Costume Figure Drawing

    Step-by-Step Drawing Methods for Theatre Costume Designers, 3rd Edition

    By Tan Huaixiang

    Character Costume Figure Drawing is an essential guide that will improve your drawing skills and costume renderings. Step-by-step visuals illustrate the how-tos of drawing body parts, costumes, accessories, faces, children, and different character archetypes, such as maternal, elderly, sassy,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09
    Focal Press