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.

September - October 2018

  • The Hamburg Dramaturgy by G.E. Lessing

    A New and Complete Annotated English Translation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natalya Baldyga

    While eighteenth-century playwright and critic Gotthold Ephraim Lessing made numerous contributions in his lifetime to the theater, the text that best documents his dynamic and shifting views on dramatic theory is also that which continues to resonate with later generations – the Hamburg Dramaturgy…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Physical Actor

    Contact Improvisation from Studio to Stage, 2nd Edition

    By Annie Loui

    The Physical Actor is a comprehensive book of exercises for actors. It is carefully designed for the development of a strong and flexible physical body able to move with ease through space and interact instinctively on-stage. Annie Loui draws on her training with Etienne Decroux, Carolyn Carlson,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge

  • Stagecraft Fundamentals

    A Guide and Reference for Theatrical Production, 3rd Edition

    By Rita Kogler Carver

    Stagecraft Fundamentals tackles every aspect of basic theatre production with Rita Kogler Carver’s signature wit and engaging voice. The history of stagecraft, safety precautions, lighting, costumes, scenery, career planning tips, and more are discussed, illustrated by beautiful color examples that…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Representations of Flemish Immigrants on the Early Modern Stage

    1st Edition

    By Peter Matthew McCluskey

    Immigrants from the Low Countries constituted the largest population of resident aliens in early modern England. Possessing superior technology in a number of fields and enjoying governmental protection, the Flemish were charged by many native artisans with unfair economic competition. With…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • The Routledge Companion to Theatre, Performance and Cognitive Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rick Kemp, Bruce McConachie

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre, Performance and Cognitive Science integrates key findings from the cognitive sciences (cognitive psychology, neuroscience, evolutionary studies and relevant social sciences) with insights from theatre and performance studies. This rapidly expanding…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Closet Drama

    History, Theory, Form, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Burroughs

    Closet Drama: History, Theory, Form introduces the emerging field of Closet Drama Studies by featuring twelve original essays from distinguished scholars who offer fresh and illuminating perspectives on closet drama as a genre. Examining an unusual mix of historical narratives, performances, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Directions for Directing

    Theatre and Method, 1st Edition

    By Avra Sidiropoulou

    Directions for Directing: Theatre and Method lays out contemporary concepts of directing practice and examines specific techniques of approaching scripts, actors, and the stage. Addressed to both young and experienced directors but also to the broader community of theatre practitioners, scholars,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Making Video Dance

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Dance for the Screen (2nd ed), 2nd Edition

    By Katrina McPherson

    Making Video Dance: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Dance for the Screen is the first workbook to follow the entire process of video dance production: from having an idea, through to choreographing for the screen, filming and editing, and distribution. In doing so, it explores and analyses the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-03
    Routledge