• The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance book cover

    The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel O'Quinn, Kristina Straub, Misty G. Anderson

    The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance brings together a selection of particularly memorable performances, beginning with Nell Gwyn in a 1668 staging of Secret Love, and moving chronologically towards the final performance of John Philip Kemble's…

    Paperback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-02-15
    Routledge

  • The Seagull: An Insiders’ Account of the Groundbreaking Moscow Production book cover

    The Seagull

    An Insiders’ Account of the Groundbreaking Moscow Production, 1st Edition

    By Anatoly Efros

    Edited by James Thomas

    This book is an insiders’ account of the groundbreaking Moscow production of Chekhov's The Seagull directed by Anatoly Efros in 1966, which heralded a paradigm shift in the interpretation and staging of Chekhov’s plays. It is a unique glimpse behind the curtain of the laboratory of new Russian…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge

  • Performing Shakespeare Unrehearsed: A Practical Guide to Acting and Producing Spontaneous Shakespeare book cover

    Performing Shakespeare Unrehearsed

    A Practical Guide to Acting and Producing Spontaneous Shakespeare, 1st Edition

    By Bill Kincaid

      Shakespeare’s plays can be performed effectively without rehearsal, if all the actors understand a set of performance guidelines and put them into practice. In Performing Shakespeare Unrehearsed: A Practical Guide to Acting and Producing Spontaneous Shakespeare, each chapter is devoted to a…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Acting: The Basics book cover

    Acting: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Bella Merlin

    Now in a vibrantly revised second editon, Acting: The Basics remains a practical and theoretical guide to the world of the professional actor, which skilfully combines ideas from a range of practitioners and linking the academy to the industry. Retaining a balance between acting history, a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Musical Theater: An Appreciation book cover

    Musical Theater

    An Appreciation, 2nd Edition

    By Alyson McLamore

    Musical Theater: An Appreciation, Second Edition offers a history of musical theater from its operating origins to the Broadway shows of today, combined with an in-depth study of the musical styles that paralleled changes on stage. Alyson McLamore teaches readers how to listen to both the words and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama book cover

    The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kristina Straub, Misty G Anderson, Daniel O'Quinn

    The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama brings together the work of key playwrights from 1660 to 1800, divided into three main sections: Restoring the Theatre: 1660–1700 Managing Entertainment: 1700–1760 Entertainment in an Age of Revolutions: 1760–1800 Each of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Medieval Theatre in Context: An Introduction book cover

    Medieval Theatre in Context: An Introduction

    1st Edition

    By John Harris

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

  • Tragedy: The Basics book cover

    Tragedy: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Sean McEvoy

    Tragedy: The Basics is an accessible and up-to-date introduction to dramatic tragedy. A comprehensive guide for anyone undertaking a study of the genre, it provides a chronological overview and history of tragic theory. Covering tragedy from the classics to the present day, it explains the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre book cover

    Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre

    2nd Edition

    By Rush Rehm

    Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre, a revised edition of Greek Tragic Theatre (1992), is intended for those interested in how Greek tragedy works. By analysing the way the plays were performed in fifth-century Athens, Rush Rehm encourages classicists, actors, and directors to approach Greek tragedy…

    Paperback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge
    Understanding the Ancient World

  • Theatre Histories: An Introduction book cover

    Theatre Histories

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Bruce McConachie, Tobin Nellhaus, Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei, Tamara Underiner

    Edited by Tobin Nellhaus

    This thoroughly revised and updated third edition of the innovative and widely acclaimed Theatre Histories: An Introduction offers a critical overview of global theatre and drama, spanning a broad wealth of world cultures and periods. Bringing together a group of scholars from a diverse range of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge

  • The Comedy Improv Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to University Improvisational Comedy in Theatre and Performance book cover

    The Comedy Improv Handbook

    A Comprehensive Guide to University Improvisational Comedy in Theatre and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Matt Fotis, Siobhan O'Hara

    The Comedy Improv Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to University Improvisational Comedy in Theatre and Performance is a one-stop resource for both improv teachers and students, covering improv history, theory, maxims, exercises, games, and structures. You will learn the necessary skills and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-05
    Routledge

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