• The Punchdrunk Encyclopaedia book cover

    The Punchdrunk Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Josephine Machon

    The authorised Punchdrunk Encyclopaedia is the definitive book on the company’s work to date, marking eighteen years of Punchdrunk’s existence. It provides the first full-scale, historical account of one of the world’s foremost immersive theatre companies, drawn from unrivalled access to the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes book cover

    A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

    3rd Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    Now for its third edition, more than a quarter-century later, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz returns to his favorite subject: the avant-garde in all the arts. Rewriting earlier entries, adding hundreds of new ones, he provides intelligence and information…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Occasions of State: Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power book cover

    Occasions of State

    Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power

    By J.R. Mulryne, Krista De Jonge

    The motivations for the staging of festivals in early modern Europe were often complex and multi-faceted. In addition to their role as entertainment spectacles, they were important vehicles for the display of political and military superiority. 'Entries' in to cities were particularly strong…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • Managing Organisational Success in the Arts book cover

    Managing Organisational Success in the Arts

    Edited by David Stevenson

    The creative and cultural industries are a dynamic and rapidly expanding field of enterprise. Yet all too often the dominant narrative about arts organisations is one of crisis, collapse, and closure. This edited collection seeks to challenge that narrative through pursuing a focus on…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays book cover

    Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays

    By Maisha Akbar

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance book cover

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance

    By Robert Leach

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance chronicles the history and development of theatre from the Roman era to the present day. As the most public of arts, theatre constantly interacted with changing social, political, and intellectual movements and ideas, and Robert Leach’s…

    Hardback – 2018-10-29 
    Routledge

  • An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance: Volume Two - From the Industrial Revolution to the Digital Age book cover

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance

    Volume Two - From the Industrial Revolution to the Digital Age

    By Robert Leach

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance chronicles the history and development of theatre from the Roman era to the present day. As the most public of arts, theatre constantly interacted with changing social, political, and intellectual movements and ideas, and Robert Leach’s…

    Hardback – 2018-10-28 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Shakespeare and Philosophy book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Shakespeare and Philosophy

    Edited by Craig Bourne, Emily Caddick Bourne

    Iago’s ‘I am not what I am’ epitomises how Shakespeare’s work is rich in philosophy, from issues of deception and moral deviance to those concerning the complex nature of the self, the notions of being and identity, and the possibility or impossibility of self-knowledge and knowledge of others.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Birth of Modern Theatre: Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick book cover

    The Birth of Modern Theatre

    Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick

    By Norman Poser

    The Birth of Modern Theatre: Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick is a vivid description of the eighteenth-century London theatre scene - a time when the theatre took on many of the features of our modern stage. A natural and psychologically based acting style replaced the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge

  • Stand-Up Comedy book cover

    Stand-Up Comedy

    By Tim Miles

    This book sets out a fresh approach to stand-up comedy. By constructing a theoretical framework using laughter theory, phenomenology and contemporary performance theory, it provides not only a new analytical tool for this genre of performance, but also a means by which it can be understood,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Stagecraft Fundamentals Third Edition: A Guide and Reference for Theatrical Production book cover

    Stagecraft Fundamentals Third Edition

    A Guide and Reference for Theatrical Production

    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 – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance: Volume One - From the Romans to the Enlightenment book cover

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance

    Volume One - From the Romans to the Enlightenment

    By Robert Leach

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance chronicles the history and development of theatre from the Roman era to the present day. As the most public of arts, theatre constantly interacted with changing social, political, and intellectual movements and ideas, and Robert Leach’s…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

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