• 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

  • Mainstream AIDS Theatre, the Media, and Gay Civil Rights: Making the Radical Palatable book cover

    Mainstream AIDS Theatre, the Media, and Gay Civil Rights

    Making the Radical Palatable, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Juntunen

    This book  demonstrates the political potential of mainstream theatre in the US at the end of the twentieth century, tracing ideological change over time in the reception of US mainstream plays taking HIV/AIDS as their topic from 1985 to 2000. This is the first study to combine the topics of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Regal Phantasm (Routledge Revivals): Shakespeare and the Politics of Spectacle book cover

    The Regal Phantasm (Routledge Revivals)

    Shakespeare and the Politics of Spectacle, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Pye

    First published in 1989, this title explores the relationship theater and power in the English Renaissance. Shakespeare’s Henry V, Richard II, and Macbeth are examined alongside a range of cultural materials, including philosophical and historical accounts of sovereignty, royal portraiture and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Look Back in Gender (Routledge Revivals): Sexuality and the Family in Post-War British Drama book cover

    Look Back in Gender (Routledge Revivals)

    Sexuality and the Family in Post-War British Drama, 1st Edition

    By Michelene Wandor

    In this challenging book, first published in 1987, Michelene Wandor looks at the best-known plays in the thirty years prior to publication; from Look Back in Anger onwards. Wandor investigates the representation of the family and different forms of sexuality in these plays and re-reviews them from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • An Actor's Work on a Role book cover

    An Actor's Work on a Role

    1st Edition

    By Konstantin Stanislavski

     An Actor’s Work on a Role is Konstantin Stanislavsky’s classic exploration of the rehearsal process, applying the techniques of his seminal actor training system to the task of bringing life and truth to one’s role. Originally published over half a century ago as Creating a Role, this book…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Rooms in Dramatic Realism book cover

    Rooms in Dramatic Realism

    1st Edition

    By Fred Miller Robinson

    Dramatic Realism, since its birth in the hectic late years of the nineteenth century, gave theatrical and thematic energy to the interaction between a play’s text and the way that it looked on the stage. Characters began to find themselves in rooms and settings that played an active and changing…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Period Style: A Sourcebook for Stage and Production Designers book cover

    Essentials of Period Style

    A Sourcebook for Stage and Production Designers, 1st Edition

    By Hal Tine

    Essentials of Period Style: A Sourcebook for Stage and Production Designers covers the visual, social, and political dynamics of multiple epochs and cultures and discusses how these trends affect the design of the architecture, costumes, and furnishings of the time. It then relates these…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23
    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

  • Stages of Engagement: U.S. Theatre and Performance 1898-1949 book cover

    Stages of Engagement

    U.S. Theatre and Performance 1898-1949, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Polster

    Stages of Engagement is a compelling and wonderfully varied account of the relationship between theatre in the United States and the social, cultural, and political forces that shaped it during one of the most formative periods in the nation’s history. Joshua E. Polster applies key thematic…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22
    Routledge

  • Global Insights on Theatre Censorship book cover

    Global Insights on Theatre Censorship

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine O'Leary, Diego Santos Sánchez, Michael Thompson

    Theatre has always been subject to a wide range of social, political, moral, and doctrinal controls, with authorities and social groups imposing constraints on scripts, venues, staging, acting, and reception. Focusing on a range of countries and political regimes, this book examines the many forms…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Dramatic Spaces: Scenography and Spectatorial Perceptions book cover

    Dramatic Spaces

    Scenography and Spectatorial Perceptions, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Low

    For literary scholars, plays are texts; for scenographers, plays are performances. Yet clearly a drama is both text and performance. Dramatic Spaces examines period-specific stage spaces in order to assess how design shaped the thematic and experiential dimensions of plays. This book highlights the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge

  • World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre Volume 4: The Arab World book cover

    World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre Volume 4: The Arab World

    1st Edition

    By Don Rubin (Series Editor)

    Edited by Ghassan Maleh, Farouk Ohan, Samir Sarhan, Ahmed Zaki

    One of the first internationally published overviews of theatrical activity across the Arab World. Includes 160,000 words and over 125 photographs from 22 different Arab countries from Africa to the Middle East.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18
    Routledge

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