• Holocaust Theater: Dramatizing Survivor Trauma and its Effects on the Second Generation book cover

    Holocaust Theater

    Dramatizing Survivor Trauma and its Effects on the Second Generation

    By Gene Plunka

    Facts about the Holocaust are one way of learning about its devastating impact, but presenting personal manifestations of trauma can be more effective than citing statistics. Holocaust Theater addresses a selection of contemporary plays about the Holocaust, examining how collective and individual…

    Paperback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge

  • New Theatre in Italy: 1963 - 2013 book cover

    New Theatre in Italy

    1963 - 2013

    By Valentina Valentini

    New Theatre in Italy 1963-2013 makes the case for the centrality of late-millennium Italian avant-garde theatre in the development of the new forms of performance that have emerged in the 21st Century. Starting in the Sixties, young artists and militants in Italy reacted to the violence in their…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Dickens and Popular Entertainment book cover

    Dickens and Popular Entertainment

    By Paul Schlicke

    First published in 1985. Dickens was a vigorous champion of the right of all men and women to carefree amusements and dedicated himself to the creation of imaginative pleasure. This book represents the first extended study of this vital aspect of Dickens’ life and work, exploring how he channelled…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary American Stage Musical book cover

    The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary American Stage Musical

    Edited by Jessica Sternfeld, Elizabeth Wollman

    The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary American Stage Musical is dedicated to the stage musical’s changing, evolving relationship to American culture in the very late 20th and early 21st centuries. In the past decade-and-a-half, international scholars from an ever-widening number of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
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    Routledge Companions

  • Event Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde book cover

    Event Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde

    By Dorita Hannah

    As the symbolists, constructivists and surrealists of the historical avant-garde began to abandon traditional theatre spaces and embrace the more contingent locations of the theatrical ‘event’, the built environment of a performance became not only part of the event, but an event in and of itself.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Jacques Lecoq book cover

    Jacques Lecoq

    By Simon Murray

    This volume offers a concise guide to the teaching and philosophy of one of the most significant figures in twentieth century actor training. Jacques Lecoq's influence on the theatre of the latter half of the twentieth century cannot be overestimated. Now reissued with a new preface and updated…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Joan Littlewood book cover

    Joan Littlewood

    By Nadine Holdsworth

    Now re-issued, this book uses original archival material to consider Joan Littlewood and her company, 'Theatre Workshop'. Littlewood was a theatrical and cultural innovator whose contributions to theatre made a huge impact on the way theatre was generated, rehearsed and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Jacques Copeau book cover

    Jacques Copeau

    By Mark Evans

    This book examines Jacques Copeau, a leading figure in the development of twentieth century theatre practice, a pioneer for work on actor-training, physical theatre and ensemble acting, and a key innovator in the movement to de-centralize theatre and culture to the regions. Presenting the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Victorian Theatrical Burlesques book cover

    Victorian Theatrical Burlesques

    Edited by Richard Schoch

    First published in 2003. Wildly popular in their own day, Victorian burlesques are now little read, scarcely studied, and never performed. Giving long overdue emphasis to an unjustly neglected theatrical tradition, this critical edition - the first to focus on Victorian burlesques of Victorian…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Henry Irving: A Re-Evaluation of the Pre-Eminent Victorian Actor-Manager book cover

    Henry Irving

    A Re-Evaluation of the Pre-Eminent Victorian Actor-Manager

    Edited by Richard Foulkes

    Henry Irving (1838-1905), the first actor to be knighted, dominated the theatre in Britain and beyond for over a quarter of a century. As an actor, he was strikingly different with his idiosyncratic pronunciation, his somewhat ungainly physique, and his brilliant psychological portrayals of virtue…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • The Odin Teatret Archives book cover

    The Odin Teatret Archives

    By Mirella Schino

    The Odin Teatret Archives presents collections from the archives of one of the foremost reference points in global theatre. Letters, notes, work diaries, articles, and a wealth of photographs all chart the daily activity that underpins the life of Odin Teatret, telling the adventurous, complex…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Arthur Miller and Company (1990): Arthur Miller Talks About His Work in the Company of Actors, Designers, Directors, and Writers book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Arthur Miller and Company (1990)

    Arthur Miller Talks About His Work in the Company of Actors, Designers, Directors, and Writers

    Edited by Christopher Bigsby

    First published in 1990, this book presents a discussion with Arthur Miller, in conversation with Christopher Bigsby. Miller talks openly and extensively about his own life and experiences, events and environments which provide material for his plays: his New York childhood, the Depression, the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

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