• Programming Theater History: The Actor's Workshop of San Francisco book cover

    Programming Theater History

    The Actor's Workshop of San Francisco, 1st Edition

    By Herbert Blau

    ‘One of the great stories of the American theater..., the Workshop not only built an international reputation with its daring choice of plays and nontraditional productions, it also helped launch a movement of regional, or resident, companies that would change forever how Americans thought about…

    Paperback – 2013-03-12
    Routledge

  • The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century book cover

    The Pleasures of the Imagination

    English Culture in the Eighteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By John Brewer

    The Pleasures of the Imagination examines the birth and development of English "high culture" in the eighteenth century. It charts the growth of a literary and artistic world fostered by publishers, theatrical and musical impresarios, picture dealers and auctioneers, and presented to th public in…

    Paperback – 2013-03-12
    Routledge

  • The Theatre and the State in Singapore: Orthodoxy and Resistance book cover

    The Theatre and the State in Singapore

    Orthodoxy and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Terence Chong

    This book provides a comprehensive examination of the contemporary English-language theatre field in Singapore. It describes Singapore theatre as a politically dynamic field that is often a site for struggle and resistance against state orthodoxy, and how the cultural policies of the ruling People’…

    Paperback – 2013-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Memory, Allegory, and Testimony in South American Theater: Upstaging Dictatorship book cover

    Memory, Allegory, and Testimony in South American Theater

    Upstaging Dictatorship, 1st Edition

    By Ana Elena Puga

    Memory, Allegory, and Testimony in South American Theater traces the shaping of a resistant identity in memory, its direct expression in testimony, and its indirect elaboration in two different kinds of allegory. Each chapter focuses on one contemporary playwright (or one collaborative…

    Paperback – 2012-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Theatre of the Bauhaus: The Modern and Postmodern Stage of Oskar Schlemmer book cover

    The Theatre of the Bauhaus

    The Modern and Postmodern Stage of Oskar Schlemmer, 1st Edition

    By Melissa Trimingham

    Focusing on the work of painter, choreographer and scenic designer Oskar Schlemmer, the "Master Magician" and leader of the Theatre Workshop, this book explains this "theatre of high modernism" and its historical role in design and performance studies; further, it connects the Bauhaus exploration…

    Paperback – 2012-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Piscator Notebook book cover

    The Piscator Notebook

    1st Edition

    By Judith Malina

    'Theater legend Malina has written one of the most interesting studies of the avant-garde theatrical movement published in the last several years.' – CHOICE Judith Malina and The Living Theatre have been icons of political theatre for over six decades. What few realise is that she originally…

    Paperback – 2012-04-11
    Routledge

  • Russians in Britain: British Theatre and the Russian Tradition of Actor Training book cover

    Russians in Britain

    British Theatre and the Russian Tradition of Actor Training, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Pitches

    From Komisarjevsky in the 1920s, to Cheek by Jowl’s Russian ‘sister company’ almost a century later, Russian actor training has had a unique influence on modern British theatre. Russians in Britain, edited by Jonathan Pitches, is the first work of its type to identify a relationship between both…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02
    Routledge

  • Adolphe Appia: Texts on Theatre book cover

    Adolphe Appia

    Texts on Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Richard C. Beacham

    Adolphe Appia swept away the foundations of traditional theatre and set the agenda for the development of theatrical practice this century. In Adolphe Appia: Texts on Theatre, Richard Beacham brings together for the first time selections from all his major writings. The publication of these essays,…

    Paperback – 2011-11-11
    Routledge

  • Ecology and Environment in European Drama book cover

    Ecology and Environment in European Drama

    1st Edition

    By Downing Cless

    Looking at European drama through an ecological lens, this book chronicles nature and the environment as primary topics in major plays from ancient to recent times. Cless focuses on the few, yet well-known plays in which nature is at stake in the action or the environment is a dramatic force.…

    Paperback – 2011-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Requiem and an Epilogue book cover

    Requiem and an Epilogue

    1st Edition

    Edited by Glynne Wickham

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2011-06-13
    Routledge

  • The Politics of American Actor Training book cover

    The Politics of American Actor Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen Margolis, Lissa Tyler Renaud

    The essays in this volume address the historical, social, colonial, and administrative contexts that determine today's U.S. actor training, as well as matters of identity politics, access, and marginalization as they emerge in classrooms and rehearsal halls. It considers persistent, questioning…

    Paperback – 2011-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Daring to Play: A Brecht Companion book cover

    Daring to Play

    A Brecht Companion, 1st Edition

    By Manfred Wekwerth

    Edited by Anthony Hozier

    Translated into English for the first time, Daring To Play: A Brecht Companion is the study of Bertolt Brecht’s theatre by Manfred Wekwerth, Brecht’s co-director and former director of the Berliner Ensemble. Wekwerth aims to challenge prevailing myths and misconceptions of Brecht’s theatre,…

    Paperback – 2011-05-25
    Routledge

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