• Music and Drama: Mini-set N Today & Tomorrow 1 vol: Today and Tomorrow book cover

    Music and Drama: Mini-set N Today & Tomorrow 1 vol

    Today and Tomorrow, 1st Edition

    By Various

    Originally published between 1925 and 1929 the volumes in this mini-set examine the history and future of the theatre, the theory of music, and a survey of opera. Authors included are E J Dent, Bonamy Dobree, Hubert Griffith, Dyneley Hussey and W J Turner.    …

    Hardback – 2008-03-01

  • Heart of Practice: Within the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards book cover

    Heart of Practice

    Within the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Richards

    Heart of Practice is a unique and invaluable insight into the workings of one of theatre’s true pioneers, presented by his closest collaborator. This book charts the development of Grotowski’s dramatic research through a decade of conversations with his apprentice, Thomas Richards. Tuscany’s ‘…

    Paperback – 2008-02-08

  • My Life in Art book cover

    My Life in Art

    1st Edition

    By Konstantin Stanislavski

    Konstantin Stanislavski was a Russian director who transformed theatre in the West with his contributions to the birth of Realist theatre and his unprecedented approach to teaching acting. He lived through extraordinary times and his unique contribution to the arts still endures in the twenty-first…

    Hardback – 2008-02-07

  • Performing Cures book cover

    Performing Cures

    1st Edition

    By Natsu Hattori

    Hardback – 2007-06-01

  • The Art of the Actor: The Essential History of Acting from Classical Times to the Present Day book cover

    The Art of the Actor

    The Essential History of Acting from Classical Times to the Present Day, 1st Edition

    By Jean Benedetti

    How did acting begin? What is its history, and what have the great thinkers on acting said about the art and craft of performance? In this single-volume survey of the history of acting, Jean Benedetti traces the evolution of the theories of the actor's craft drawing extensively on extracts from key…

    Paperback – 2007-01-18

  • A Performance Cosmology: Testimony from the Future, Evidence of the Past book cover

    A Performance Cosmology

    Testimony from the Future, Evidence of the Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judie Christie, Richard Gough, Daniel Peter Watt

    Exploring thirty years of work by The Centre for Performance Research (CPR), A Performance Cosmology explores the future challenges of performance and theatre through a diverse and fascinating series of interviews, testimonies and perspectives from leading international theatre practitioners and…

    Paperback – 2006-10-26

  • Theatre Histories: An Introduction book cover

    Theatre Histories

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Bruce McConachie, Gary Jay Williams, Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei, Phillip Zarrilli

    Edited by Tobin Nellhaus

    'A work that more than any other currently available suggests the range and richness of theatre and performance history study today.' – Marvin Carlson, City University of New York, USA 'This book will significantly change theatre education.' – Janelle Reinelt, University of California,…

    Hardback – 2006-03-28

  • Fifty Key Theatre Directors book cover

    Fifty Key Theatre Directors

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shomit Mitter, Maria Shevtsova

    Fifty Key Theatre Directors covers the work of practitioners who have shaped and pushed back the boundaries of theatre and performance. The authors provide clear and insightful overviews of the approaches and impact of fifty of the most influential directors of the twentieth and twenty-first…

    Paperback – 2005-04-04
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Talking to the Audience: Shakespeare, Performance, Self book cover

    Talking to the Audience

    Shakespeare, Performance, Self, 1st Edition

    By Bridget Escolme

    This unique study investigates the ways in which the staging convention of direct address - talking to the audience - can construct selfhood, for Shakespeare's characters. By focusing specifically on the relationship between performer and audience, Talking to the Audience examines what happens when…

    Paperback – 2005-02-09

  • Makers of Modern Theatre: An Introduction book cover

    Makers of Modern Theatre

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Robert Leach

    Who were the giants of the twentieth-century stage, and exactly how did they influence modern theatre? Robert Leach's Makers of Modern Theatre is the first detailed introduction to the work of the key theatre-makers who shaped the drama of the last century: Konstantin Stanislavsky, Vsevolod…

    Paperback – 2004-06-17

  • History of European Drama and Theatre book cover

    History of European Drama and Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Erika Fischer-Lichte

    This major study reconstructs the vast history of European drama from Greek tragedy through to twentieth-century theatre, focusing on the subject of identity. Throughout history, drama has performed and represented political, religious, national, ethnic, class-related, gendered, and individual…

    Paperback – 2004-03-25

  • Dodin and the Maly Drama Theatre: Process to Performance book cover

    Dodin and the Maly Drama Theatre

    Process to Performance, 1st Edition

    By Maria Shevstova

    Including a foreword by Simon Callow, a dedicated admirer of the Maly, Dodin and the Maly Drama Theatre provides both a valuable methodological model for actor training and a unique insight into the journeys taken from studio to stage. This is the first ever full-length study of…

    Paperback – 2004-02-26

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