Theatre & Performance Studies: Practice & Practitioners

  • Hypertheatre: Contemporary Radical Adaptation of Greek Tragedy book cover

    Hypertheatre

    Contemporary Radical Adaptation of Greek Tragedy, 1st Edition

    By Olga Kekis

    Hypertheatre: Contemporary Radical Adaptation of Greek Tragedy investigates the adaptation of classical drama for the contemporary stage and explores its role as an active, polemical form of theatre which addresses present-day issues. The book’s premise is that by breaking drama into constituent…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • European Performative Theatre: The issues, problems, and techniques of crucial masterpieces book cover

    European Performative Theatre

    The issues, problems, and techniques of crucial masterpieces, 1st Edition

    By Annamaria Cascetta

    Performative theatre is one of the most important trends of our time. It is emblematic of the work of many European theatrical artists in the early twenty-first century.   Annamaria Cascetta does not propose a model or a historical overview, but rather strives to identify the salient features of a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02 
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  • Women's Playwriting and the Women's Movement, 1890-1918 book cover

    Women's Playwriting and the Women's Movement, 1890-1918

    1st Edition

    By Anna Farkas

    The influence of the women’s movement has long been a scholarly priority in the study of British women’s drama of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, but previous scholarship has largely clustered around two events: the New Woman in the 1890s and the suffrage campaign in the years…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Staging Spectators in Immersive Performances: Commit Yourself! book cover

    Staging Spectators in Immersive Performances

    Commit Yourself!, 1st Edition

    Edited by Doris Kolesch, Theresa Schütz, Sophie Nikoleit

    At present, we are witnessing a significant transformation of established forms of spectatorship in theatre, performance art and beyond. In particular, immersive and participatory forms of theatre allow audiences and performers to interact in a shared performance space.   Staging Spectators in…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
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    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos book cover

    The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos

    1st Edition

    By Freddy Decreus

    The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos outlines the story of the Athenian-based Attis Theatre and the way its founder and director, Theodoros Terzopoulos, introduced bio-energetic presences of the body on the stage, in an attempt to redefine and reappraise what it means today not only to have…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge

  • Incapacity and Theatricality: Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving Actors with Intellectual Disabilities book cover

    Incapacity and Theatricality

    Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving Actors with Intellectual Disabilities, 1st Edition

    By Tony McCaffrey

    Incapacity and Theatricality acknowledges the distinctive contribution to contemporary theatrical performance made by actors with intellectual disabilities. It presents a close examination of certain key theatrical performances across a variety of different media, including John Cassavetes’ 1963…

    Hardback – 2018-12-27
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Performing Arts in Transition: Moving between Media book cover

    Performing Arts in Transition

    Moving between Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Foellmer, Maria Katharina Schmidt, Cornelia Schmitz

    Artists especially from dance and performance art as well as opera are involved to an increasing degree in the transfer between different media, not only in their productions but also the events, materials, and documents that surround them. At the same time, the focus on that which remains has…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Closet Drama: History, Theory, Form book cover

    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

  • A History of Equestrian Drama in the United States: Hippodrama’s Pure Air and Fire book cover

    A History of Equestrian Drama in the United States

    Hippodrama’s Pure Air and Fire, 1st Edition

    By Kimberly Poppiti

    A History of Equestrian Drama in the United States documents the history of equestrian drama in the United States and clarifies the multi-faceted significance of the form and of the related stage machinery developed to produce hippodramas. The development of equestrian drama is traced from its…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Performance Art in the Second Public Sphere: Event-based Art in Late Socialist Europe book cover

    Performance Art in the Second Public Sphere

    Event-based Art in Late Socialist Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katalin Cseh-Varga, Adam Czirak

    Performance Art in the Second Public Sphere is the first interdisciplinary analysis of performance art in East, Central and Southeast Europe under socialist rule. By investigating the specifics of event-based art forms in these regions, each chapter explores the particular, critical roles that this…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Music-Dance: Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse book cover

    Music-Dance

    Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrizia Veroli, Gianfranco Vinay

    Music-Dance explores the identity of choreomusical work, its complex authorship and its modes of reception as well as the cognitive processes involved in the reception of dance performance. Scholars of dance and music analyse the ways in which a musical score changes its prescriptive status when it…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • Adapting Translation for the Stage book cover

    Adapting Translation for the Stage

    1st Edition

    By Geraldine Brodie, Emma Cole

    Translating for performance is a difficult – and hotly contested – activity. Adapting Translation for the Stage presents a sustained dialogue between scholars, actors, directors, writers, and those working across these boundaries, exploring common themes and issues encountered when writing,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

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