• Participatory Theatre and the Urban Everyday in South Africa: Place and Play in Johannesburg book cover

    Participatory Theatre and the Urban Everyday in South Africa

    Place and Play in Johannesburg, 1st Edition

    By Alexandra Halligey

    This book explores theatre and performance as participatory research practices for exploring the everyday of the city. Taking an inner-city suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa as its central case study, the book consider how theatre and performance might be both useful practical tools in…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • Folk Theatres of North India: Contestation, Amalgamation and Transference book cover

    Folk Theatres of North India

    Contestation, Amalgamation and Transference, 1st Edition

    By Karan Singh

    This book examines folk theatres of North India as a unique performative structure, a counter stream to the postulations of Sanskrit and Western realistic theatre. In focusing on their historical, social and cultural imprints, it explores how these theatres challenge the linearity of cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge India

  • A History of Romanian Theatre from Communism to Capitalism: Children of a Restless Time book cover

    A History of Romanian Theatre from Communism to Capitalism

    Children of a Restless Time, 1st Edition

    By Cristina Modreanu

    A History of Romanian Theatre from Communism to Capitalism analyses the last three decades of Romanian theatre and connects it to the international stage. Cristina Modreanu questions the relationship between artists and power, both before 1989, behind the Iron Curtain, and in the current global…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Performing Indigenous Identities on the Contemporary Australian Stage: Land, People, Culture book cover

    Performing Indigenous Identities on the Contemporary Australian Stage

    Land, People, Culture, 1st Edition

    By Susanne Julia Thurow

    Over the past 50 years, Indigenous Australian theatre practice has emerged as a dynamic site for the discursive reflection of culture and tradition as well as colonial legacies, leveraging the power of storytelling to create and advocate contemporary fluid conceptions of Indigeneity. Performing…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge

  • Community Performance: An Introduction book cover

    Community Performance

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Petra Kuppers

    Community Performance: An Introduction is a comprehensive and accessible practice-based primer for students and practitioners of community arts, dance, and theatre, offering reflection on the ethical issues inherent to the field. It is both a classroom-friendly textbook and a handbook for the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Theatre of the Oppressed book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre of the Oppressed

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelly Howe, Julian Boal, José Soeiro

    This dynamic book offers a comprehensive companion to the theory and practice of Theatre of the Oppressed. Developed by Brazilian director and theorist Augusto Boal, these theatrical forms invite people to mobilize their knowledge and rehearse struggles against oppression. Featuring a diverse…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Radical Doubt: The Joker System, after Boal book cover

    Radical Doubt

    The Joker System, after Boal, 1st Edition

    By Mady Schutzman

    Radical Doubt investigates ethical play across a spectrum of performances, on and off the stage. In witty, recursive, personal, and propulsive prose, Mady Schutzman elaborates on the Joker System, conceived by Augusto Boal, best known for Theatre of the Oppressed. The Joker System is a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge

  • Electoral Guerrilla Theatre: Radical Ridicule and Social Movements book cover

    Electoral Guerrilla Theatre

    Radical Ridicule and Social Movements, 2nd Edition

    By L.M. Bogad

    Praise for the First Edition: 'A major contribution to performance studies. If cynicism and political quietism have quelled your impulse to rage against this sorry state of affairs, Bogad demonstrates, with wit and verve, that it is possible to expose the sham and, through a variety of performative…

    Paperback – 2016-03-17
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  • Tactical Performance: The Theory and Practice of Serious Play book cover

    Tactical Performance

    The Theory and Practice of Serious Play, 1st Edition

    By L.M. Bogad

    'Lucid, sharp, funny, Bogad's Tactical Performance is the book we've been waiting for on creative activism.' Diana Taylor, Director, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York University, and author of Performance 'Tactical Performance rehearses theatre and social justice…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • Theatre for Women’s Participation in Sustainable Development book cover

    Theatre for Women’s Participation in Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    By Beth Osnes

    Though development researchers have proven that the participation of women is necessary for effective sustainable development, development practitioners still largely lack culturally appropriate, gender-sensitive tools for including women, especially women living in poverty.  Current tools used in…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Theatre of Exile book cover

    Theatre of Exile

    1st Edition

    By Horacio Czertok

    Edited by Martin Holbraad

    How might the organic link between theatre-making and political action be revitalised? And how might a spontaneous vision of a theatre of and for ordinary people be reignited? Since his political exile from Argentina in 1977, theatre director and producer Horacio Czertok has devoted his life to…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
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  • Hopes for Great Happenings (Routledge Revivals): Alternatives in Education and Theatre book cover

    Hopes for Great Happenings (Routledge Revivals)

    Alternatives in Education and Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Albert Hunt

    When Albert Hunt joined the staff of the Regional College of Art, Bradford, in 1965, he found himself working mostly with ‘non-academic’ students on a fascinating range of games, projects and theatre events outside the main stream of exam-oriented education. In this title, first published in 1976,…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
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    Routledge Revivals

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