Theatre & Performance Studies: History of Performance

  • Medieval English Drama: An Annotated Bibliography of Recent Criticism book cover

    Medieval English Drama

    An Annotated Bibliography of Recent Criticism, 1st Edition

    By Sidney E. Berger

    Originally published in 1990, Medieval English Drama is an exhaustive bibliography of scholarship on medieval English drama. Each item has been annotated in the bibliography with considerable care; these annotations are descriptive rather than critical and give a clear synopsis of the content of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850 book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850 book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850 book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850 book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge

  • The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 book cover

    The Costumes of Burlesque

    1866-2018, 1st Edition

    By Coleen Scott

    The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 is the first volume to inclusively document burlesque costume from its birth in the 1860’s through the global burlesque movement in 2018. This lushly illustrated book presents the history and development of this American art form by documenting the origins,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge

  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music book cover

    Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music

    1st Edition

    By Julian Woolford

    Often dismissed as kitsch sentimentalism, The Sound of Music (1959) has proven enduringly popular and surprisingly influential, both within the field of musical theatre and the wider world. The Broadway production won five Tony Awards, the London production became the longest-running West End…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Playmakers and their Strategies book cover

    Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Playmakers and their Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Nadia Thérèse van Pelt

    Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe moves away from the customary conceptual framework that artificially separates ‘medieval’ from ‘early modern’ drama to explore the role of drama and spectacle in England, France, the Low Countries, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, and the German-speaking areas…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • A Dictionary of the American Avant Gardes book cover

    A Dictionary of the American Avant Gardes

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    For this American edition of his legendary arts dictionary of information and opinion, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz has selected from the fuller third edition his entries on North Americans, including Canadians, Mexicans, and resident immigrants. Typically he…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge

  • Performing the Audience: Controlling the Unruly Playgoer in Early Modern Drama book cover

    Performing the Audience

    Controlling the Unruly Playgoer in Early Modern Drama, 1st Edition

    By Eric Dunnum

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Eckersall, Helena Grehan

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics is a volume of critical essays, provocations, and interventions on the most important questions faced by today’s writers, critics, audiences, and theatre and performance makers. Featuring texts written by scholars and artists who are diversely…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Georg Büchner's Woyzeck book cover

    Georg Büchner's Woyzeck

    1st Edition

    By Karoline Gritzner

    'Everyone's an abyss. You get dizzy if you look down.' -- Woyzeck   Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck was left unfinished at the time of its author’s death in 1837, but the play is now widely recognised as the first ‘modern’ drama in the history of European theatre. Its fragmentary form and critical…

    Paperback – 2019-02-26 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

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