• 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

  • Black and Asian Theatre In Britain: A History book cover

    Black and Asian Theatre In Britain

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Colin Chambers

    Black and Asian Theatre in Britain is an unprecedented study tracing the history of ‘the Other’ through the ages in British theatre. The diverse and often contradictory aspects of this history are expertly drawn together to provide a detailed background to the work of African, Asian, and Caribbean…

    Paperback – 2011-04-27

  • Nineteenth-Century Theatre and the Imperial Encounter book cover

    Nineteenth-Century Theatre and the Imperial Encounter

    1st Edition

    By Marty Gould

    In this study, Gould argues that it was in the imperial capital’s theatrical venues that the public was put into contact with the places and peoples of empire. Plays and similar forms of spectacle offered Victorian audiences the illusion of unmediated access to the imperial periphery; separated…

    Hardback – 2011-04-25
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Performing Remains: Art and War in Times of Theatrical Reenactment book cover

    Performing Remains

    Art and War in Times of Theatrical Reenactment, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Schneider

    'At last, the past has arrived! Performing Remains is Rebecca Schneider's authoritative statement on a major topic of interest to the field of theatre and performance studies. It extends and consolidates her pioneering contributions to the field through its interdisciplinary method, vivid writing,…

    Paperback – 2011-02-24

  • Engaging Performance: Theatre as call and response book cover

    Engaging Performance

    Theatre as call and response, 1st Edition

    By Jan Cohen-Cruz

    Engaging Performance: Theatre as Call and Response presents a combined analysis and workbook to examine "socially engaged performance." It offers a range of key practical approaches, exercises, and principles for using performance to engage in a variety of social and artistic projects. Author Jan…

    Paperback – 2010-07-21

  • Bauhaus Dream-house: Modernity and Globalization book cover

    Bauhaus Dream-house

    Modernity and Globalization, 1st Edition

    By Katerina Rüedi Ray

    A highly original and innovative study that brings critical social theory to bear on the ideas of architectural and design education at the Bauhaus – tracing the spread and influence of these ideas worldwide. Developed in post WW1 Germany, the principles of Bauhaus architecture and…

    Paperback – 2010-04-16

  • Performance and Cognition: Theatre Studies and the Cognitive Turn book cover

    Performance and Cognition

    Theatre Studies and the Cognitive Turn, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce McConachie, F. Elizabeth Hart

    This anthology is the first of its kind. In addition to opening up fresh perspectives on theatre studies – with applications for dramatic criticism, performance analysis, acting practice, audience response, theatre history, and other important areas – the book sets the agenda for future work,…

    Paperback – 2010-02-02
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Stanislavsky in America: An Actor's Workbook book cover

    Stanislavsky in America

    An Actor's Workbook, 1st Edition

    By Mel Gordon

    Stanislavsky in America explores the extraordinary legacy that Constantin Stanislavski’s system of actor-training has left on acting in the US. Mel Gordon outlines the journey of Stanislavski’s theories through twentieth century American history, from the early US tours of the Moscow Art Theatre to…

    Paperback – 2009-10-23

  • City/Stage/Globe: Performance and Space in Shakespeare's London book cover


    Performance and Space in Shakespeare's London, 1st Edition

    By D.J. Hopkins

    This interdisciplinary study theorizes the interaction of individual performance and social space. Examining three categories of space – the urban, the theatrical, and the cartographic – this volume considers the role of performance in the production and operation of these…

    Paperback – 2009-09-17
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Elite Theatre in Ming China, 1368-1644 book cover

    Elite Theatre in Ming China, 1368-1644

    1st Edition

    By Grant Guangren Shen

    Theatre occupied a particularly important place in the life of the elite, for whom owning a theatre troupe was highly fashionable and for whom theatre performances were an integral part of formal gatherings, various rituals and ceremonies. Based on an exploration of original historical records,…

    Paperback – 2009-04-29
    Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia

  • Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style and Other Writings book cover

    Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style and Other Writings

    1st Edition

    By Michel Saint-Denis

    Edited by Jane Baldwin

    Michel Saint-Denis was one of twentieth century theatre’s most influential directors and theorists. This book combines his seminal Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style with material from Training for the Theatre, newly edited to create a work which moves seamlessly from theory to practice.…

    Paperback – 2008-09-08

  • Theatre Arts on Acting book cover

    Theatre Arts on Acting

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Senelick

    During its fifty year run, Theatre Arts Magazine was a bustling forum for the foremost names in the performing arts, including Stanislavski, Laurence Olivier, Lee Strasberg, John Gielgud and Shelley Winters. Renowned theatre historian Laurence Senelick has plundered its stunning …

    Paperback – 2008-08-22
    Routledge Theatre Classics

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