• Boublil and Schönberg’s Les Misérables book cover

    Boublil and Schönberg’s Les Misérables

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Whitfield

    "One more dawn! One more day! One day more!" Did Les Misérables make you miserable? Or did it inspire you? When Sarah Whitfield was a teenager, her Dad frequently embarrassed her with his love of this musical above all others. So, after he was diagnosed with late stage cancer, Whitfield set out to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Event-Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde book cover

    Event-Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Dorita Hannah

    As the symbolists, constructivists and surrealists of the historical avant-garde began to abandon traditional theatre spaces and embrace the more contingent locations of the theatrical and political ‘event’, the built environment of a performance became not only part of the event, but an event…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? book cover

    Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

    1st Edition

    By Michael Y. Bennett

    Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? shocked audiences and critics alike with its assault on decorum. At base though, the play is simply a love story: an examination of a long-wedded life, filled with the hopes, dreams, disappointments, and pain that accompany the passing of many years…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • 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

  • Konstantin Stanislavsky book cover

    Konstantin Stanislavsky

    2nd Edition

    By Bella Merlin

    As one of the most well-known names in theatre history, Konstantin Stanislavsky’s teachings on actor training have endured throughout the decades, influencing scholars and practitioners even in the present day. This second edition of Konstantin Stanislavsky combines: an overview of Stanislavsky’s…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Augusto Boal book cover

    Augusto Boal

    1st Edition

    By Frances Babbage

    This newly-updated volume looks at the scope of Augusto Boal's career from his early work as a playwright and director in Sao Paulo in the 1950s, to the development of his ground-breaking manifesto in the 1970s for a 'Theatre of the Oppressed'. Offering fascinating reading for anyone interested in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • The Routledge Companion to Stanislavsky book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Stanislavsky

    1st Edition

    Edited by R. Andrew White

    Stanislavsky’s system of actor-training has revolutionised modern theatre practice, and he is widely recognised to be one of the great cultural innovators of the twentieth century. The Routledge Companion to Stanislavsky is an essential book for students and scholars alike, providing the first…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985): Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985)

    Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Samuel, Ewan MacColl, Stuart Cosgrove

    First published in 1985, this book examines how workers theatre movements intended their performances to be activist — perceiving art as a weapon of struggle and enlightenment — and an emancipatory act. An introductory study relates left-wing theatre groupings to the cultural narratives of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Jonson, the Poetomachia, and the Reformation of Renaissance Satire: Purging Satire book cover

    Jonson, the Poetomachia, and the Reformation of Renaissance Satire

    Purging Satire, 1st Edition

    By Jay Simons

    Does satire have the ability to effect social reform? If so, what satiric style is most effective in bringing about reform? This book explores how Renaissance poet and playwright Ben Jonson negotiated contemporary pressures to forge a satiric persona and style uniquely his own. These pressures were…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Public Women in British India: Icons and the Urban Stage book cover

    Public Women in British India

    Icons and the Urban Stage, 1st Edition

    By Rimli Bhattacharya

    This book foregrounds the subjectivity of ‘acting women’ amidst violent debates on femininity and education, livelihood and labour, sexuality and marriage. It looks at the emergence of the stage actress as an artist and an ideological construct at critical phases of performance practice in British…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Revivals: Patriotism: The Making and Unmaking of British National Identity (1989): Volume III: National Fictions book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Patriotism: The Making and Unmaking of British National Identity (1989)

    Volume III: National Fictions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raphael Samuel

    First published in 1989, this is the third of three volumes exploring the changing notions of patriotism in British life from the thirteenth century to the late twentieth century and constitutes an attempt to come to terms with the power of the national idea through a historically informed critique…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Shakespearean Temporalities: History on the Early Modern Stage book cover

    Shakespearean Temporalities

    History on the Early Modern Stage, 1st Edition

    By Lukas Lammers

    Shakespearean Temporalities addresses a critical neglect in Early Modern Performance and Shakespeare Studies, revising widely prevailing and long-standing assumptions about the performance and reception of history on the early modern stage. Demonstrating that theatre, at the turn of the seventeenth…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

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