• Documentary Vanguards in Modern Theatre book cover

    Documentary Vanguards in Modern Theatre

    By Timothy Youker

    Practitioners and critics alike often attribute great authenticity to documentary theatre, casting it as a salutary alternative not only to corporate news outlets and official histories but also to the supposed "self-indulgence" and "elitism" of avant-garde theatre. Documentary Vanguards in Modern…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Beyond Scenography book cover

    Beyond Scenography

    By Rachel Hann

    Aimed at students and researchers working within the field of theatre and performance studies, Beyond Scenography provides a timely treatise on the future of scenographic practice and theory. It provides a concise critical reading of what constitutes a ‘scenographic’ approach to performance.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-04 
    Routledge

  • Essays on Theatre and Change: Towards a Poetics Of book cover

    Essays on Theatre and Change

    Towards a Poetics Of

    By Kelina Gotman

    If theatre is a way of seeing, an event onstage but also a fleeting series of moments; not a copy or double but more vitally metamorphosis, transformation, and change, how might we speak to – and of – it? How do we envision and frame a fluid reality that moves faster than we can write? Arranged&…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge

  • Character Costume Figure Drawing: Step-by-Step Drawing Methods for Theatre Costume Designers book cover

    Character Costume Figure Drawing

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

    By Tan Huaixiang

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

    Paperback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

  • SHAKESPEARE’S HAMLET IN AN ERA OF TEXTUAL EXHAUSTION book cover

    SHAKESPEARE’S HAMLET IN AN ERA OF TEXTUAL EXHAUSTION

    Edited by Sonya Loftis, Lisa Ulevich, Allison Kellar

    "Post-Hamlet: Shakespeare in an Era of Textual Exhaustion" examines how postmodern audiences continue to reengage with Hamlet in spite of our culture’s oversaturation with this most canonical of texts. Combining adaptation theory and performance theory with examinations of avant-garde performances…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Performance: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Performance: A Critical Introduction

    3rd Edition

    By Marvin Carlson

    Since its original publication in 1996, Marvin Carlson's Performance: A critical introduction has remained the definitive guide to understanding performance as a theatrical activity. It is an unparalleled exploration of the myriad ways in which performance has been interpreted, its importance to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Architectures of Festival in Early Modern Europe: Fashioning and Re-fashioning Urban and Courtly Space book cover

    Architectures of Festival in Early Modern Europe

    Fashioning and Re-fashioning Urban and Courtly Space

    Edited by J.R. Mulryne, Krista De Jonge, Pieter Martens, R.L.M. Morris

    This fourth volume in the European Festival Studies, 1450–1700 series breaks with precedent in stemming from a joint conference (Venice, 2013) between the Society for European Festivals Research and the PALATIUM project supported by the European Science Foundation. The volume draws on up-to-date…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • Theatre and Dictatorship in the Luso-Hispanic World book cover

    Theatre and Dictatorship in the Luso-Hispanic World

    Edited by Diego Santos Sanchez

    Theatre and Dictatorship in the Luso-Hispanic World explores the discourses that have linked theatrical performance and prevailing dictatorial regimes across Spain, Portugal and their former colonies. These are divided into three different approaches to theatre itself - as cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Words for the Theatre book cover

    Words for the Theatre

    By David Cole

    Each of Words for the Theatre four essays is a moment of dramaturgical self-reflection, debating the questions: the playwright both represents and supplies materials for others to represent — how are the two related? The playwright produces a text whose eventual future is to be an…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge
    Focus on Dramaturgy

  • Errol John's Moon on a Rainbow Shawl book cover

    Errol John's Moon on a Rainbow Shawl

    By Lynette Goddard

    Errol John wrote Moon on a Rainbow Shawl (1958) after becoming disillusioned about the lack of good roles for black actors on the British theatre scene. While this situation has only slightly improved since, his response has become the most revived black play in Britain, from its original…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • The Politics of Water in the Art and Festivals of Medici Florence: From Neptune Fountain to Naumachia book cover

    The Politics of Water in the Art and Festivals of Medici Florence

    From Neptune Fountain to Naumachia

    By Felicia M. Else

    The first book to tell the dynamic story of one dynasty’s struggle with water, to control its flow and manage its representation, this interdisciplinary study pivots on two well-known water-related Medici creations, Bartolomeo Ammannati's Neptune Fountain (1560-1574) in the Piazza della Signoria,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

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