• 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 – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone book cover

    August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone

    1st Edition

    By Ladrica Menson-Furr

    August Wilson’s considered Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (1984) to be his favourite play of the ten in his award-winning Pittsburgh Cycle. It is a drama that truly examines the roots, crossroads and intersections of African, American, and African American culture. Its characters and choral griots…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • 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

  • Disney Theatrical Productions: Producing Broadway Musicals the Disney Way book cover

    Disney Theatrical Productions

    Producing Broadway Musicals the Disney Way, 1st Edition

    By Amy Osatinski

    Disney Theatrical Productions: Producing Broadway Musicals the Disney Way is the first work of scholarship to comprehensively examine the history and production practices of Disney Theatrical Productions (DTP), the theatrical producing arm of the studio branch of the Walt Disney Corporation. This…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • What is the Theatre? book cover

    What is the Theatre?

    1st Edition

    By Christian Biet, Christophe Triau

    What is the Theatre? is one of the most coherent and systematic descriptions and analyses of the theatre yet compiled. Theatre is, above all, spectacle. It is a fleeting performance, delivered by actors and intended for spectators. It is a work of the body, an exercise of voice and gesture…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18 
    Routledge

  • Language, Identity, Recognition: Code-choice in Identity Construction on Stage book cover

    Language, Identity, Recognition

    Code-choice in Identity Construction on Stage, 1st Edition

    By Sirkku Aaltonen

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Portraits in Early Modern English Drama: Visual Culture, Play-Texts, and Performances book cover

    Portraits in Early Modern English Drama

    Visual Culture, Play-Texts, and Performances, 1st Edition

    By Emanuel Stelzer

    Hardback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • The Routledge Companion to Digital Humanities in Theatre and Performance book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Digital Humanities in Theatre and Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nic Leonhardt

    Digital Humanities has emerged in recent years as a new paradigm within theatre and performance studies. This is the first volume to compile scholarly and best practice knowledge from around the globe, and to address both the history and future of this new field. Contributors examine…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • The Secret Life of Theatre: On the Nature and Function of Theatrical Representation book cover

    The Secret Life of Theatre

    On the Nature and Function of Theatrical Representation, 1st Edition

    By Brian Kulick

    What is the secret DNA of theatre? What makes it unique from its sister arts? Why was it invented? Why does it persist? And now, in such an advanced technological age, why do we still feel compelled to return to a mode of expression that was invented over two thousand years ago? These are some of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-01-20 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850: Volume II book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume II, 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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

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