• Jacques Copeau book cover

    Jacques Copeau

    1st Edition

    By Mark Evans

    This book examines Jacques Copeau, a leading figure in the development of twentieth-century theatre practice, a pioneer in actor-training, physical theatre and ensemble acting, and a key innovator in the movement to de-centralize theatre and culture to the regions. Noe reissued, Jacques Copeau…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • New Theatre in Italy: 1963–2013 book cover

    New Theatre in Italy

    1963–2013, 1st Edition

    By Valentina Valentini

    New Theatre in Italy 1963-2013 makes the case for the centrality of late-millennium Italian avant-garde theatre in the development of the new forms of performance that have emerged in the 21st Century. Starting in the Sixties, young artists and militants in Italy reacted to the violence in their…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Dickens and Popular Entertainment book cover

    Dickens and Popular Entertainment

    1st Edition

    By Paul Schlicke

    First published in 1985. Dickens was a vigorous champion of the right of all men and women to carefree amusements and dedicated himself to the creation of imaginative pleasure. This book represents the first extended study of this vital aspect of Dickens’ life and work, exploring how he channelled…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Victorian Theatrical Burlesques book cover

    Victorian Theatrical Burlesques

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Schoch

    First published in 2003. Wildly popular in their own day, Victorian burlesques are now little read, scarcely studied, and never performed. Giving long overdue emphasis to an unjustly neglected theatrical tradition, this critical edition - the first to focus on Victorian burlesques of Victorian…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Henry Irving: A Re-Evaluation of the Pre-Eminent Victorian Actor-Manager book cover

    Henry Irving

    A Re-Evaluation of the Pre-Eminent Victorian Actor-Manager, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Foulkes

    Henry Irving (1838-1905), the first actor to be knighted, dominated the theatre in Britain and beyond for over a quarter of a century. As an actor, he was strikingly different with his idiosyncratic pronunciation, his somewhat ungainly physique, and his brilliant psychological portrayals of virtue…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • The Odin Teatret Archives book cover

    The Odin Teatret Archives

    1st Edition

    By Mirella Schino

    The Odin Teatret Archives presents collections from the archives of one of the foremost reference points in global theatre. Letters, notes, work diaries, articles, and a wealth of photographs all chart the daily activity that underpins the life of Odin Teatret, telling the adventurous, complex…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23

  • Documentary Vanguards in Modern Theatre book cover

    Documentary Vanguards in Modern Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Timothy Youker

    Practitioners and critics alike often attribute great authenticity to documentary theatre, casting it as a salutary alternative not only to corporate news outlets and official histories but also to the supposed "self-indulgence" and "elitism" of avant-garde theatre. Documentary Vanguards in Modern…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Theatre and Dictatorship in the Luso-Hispanic World book cover

    Theatre and Dictatorship in the Luso-Hispanic World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diego Santos Sánchez

    Theatre and Dictatorship in the Luso-Hispanic World explores the discourses that have linked theatrical performance and prevailing dictatorial regimes across Spain, Portugal and their former colonies. These are divided into three different approaches to theatre itself - as cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Acting: The Basics book cover

    Acting: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Bella Merlin

    Now in a vibrantly revised second editon, Acting: The Basics remains a practical and theoretical guide to the world of the professional actor, which skilfully combines ideas from a range of practitioners and linking the academy to the industry. Retaining a balance between acting history, a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    The Basics

  • Victorian Vocalists book cover

    Victorian Vocalists

    1st Edition

    By Kurt Ganzl

    Victorian Vocalists is a masterful and entertaining collection of 100 biographies of mid- to late-19th-century singers and stars. Kurt Gänzl paints a vivid picture of the Victorian operatic and concert world, revealing the backgrounds, journeys, successes, failures and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09

  • Spanish Theatre 1920-1995: Strategies in Protest and Imagination (1) book cover

    Spanish Theatre 1920-1995

    Strategies in Protest and Imagination (1), 1st Edition

    By Maria M. Delgado

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02

  • Shakespeare's Lost Playhouse: Eleven Days at Newington Butts book cover

    Shakespeare's Lost Playhouse

    Eleven Days at Newington Butts, 1st Edition

    By Laurie Johnson

    The playhouse at Newington Butts has long remained on the fringes of histories of Shakespeare’s career and of the golden age of the theatre with which his name is associated. A mile outside London, and relatively disused by the time Shakespeare began his career in the theatre, this playhouse has…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

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