• Musical Theater: An Appreciation book cover

    Musical Theater

    An Appreciation, 2nd Edition

    By Alyson McLamore

    Musical Theater: An Appreciation, Second Edition offers a history of musical theater from its operating origins to the Broadway shows of today, combined with an in-depth study of the musical styles that paralleled changes on stage. Alyson McLamore teaches readers how to listen to both the words and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • Theatre in Europe Under German Occupation book cover

    Theatre in Europe Under German Occupation

    1st Edition

    By Anselm Heinrich

    The Second World War went beyond previous military conflicts. It was not only about specific geographical gains or economic goals, but also about the brutal and lasting reshaping of Europe as a whole. Theatre in Europe Under German Occupation explores the part that theatre played in the Nazi&…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07
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  • The Monster in Theatre History: This Thing of Darkness book cover

    The Monster in Theatre History

    This Thing of Darkness, 1st Edition

    By Michael Chemers

    Monsters are fragmentary, uncertain, frightening creatures. What happens when they enter the realm of the theatre? The Monster in Theatre History explores the cultural genealogies of monsters as they appear in the recorded history of Western theatre. From the Ancient Greeks to the most…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
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  • Transformative Aesthetics book cover

    Transformative Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    By Erika Fischer-Lichte, Benjamin Wihstutz

    Aesthetic theory in the West has, until now, been dominated by ideas of effect, autonomy, and reception. Transformative Aesthetics uncovers these theories’ mutual concern with the transformation of those involved. From artists to spectators, readers, listeners, or audiences, the idea of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Shakespeare and Commedia dell'Arte: Play by Play book cover

    Shakespeare and Commedia dell'Arte

    Play by Play, 1st Edition

    By Artemis Preeshl

    Shakespeare and Commedia dell’Arte examines the ongoing influence of commedia dell’arte on Shakespeare’s plays. Exploring the influence of commedia dell’arte improvisation, sight gags, and wordplay on the development of Shakespeare’s plays, Artemis Preeshl blends historical research with…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
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  • The Routledge Companion to Michael Chekhov book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Michael Chekhov

    1st Edition

    Edited by MARIE-CHRISTINE AUTANT-MATHIEU, Yana Meerzon

    The Routledge Companion to Michael Chekhov brings together Chekhov specialists from around the world - theatre practitioners, theorists, historians and archivists – to provide an astonishingly comprehensive assessment of his life, work and legacy. This volume aims to connect East and West;…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • Davies and Penhall's Sunny Afternoon book cover

    Davies and Penhall's Sunny Afternoon

    1st Edition

    By John Fleming

    When ‘You Really Got Me’ exploded on Swinging London in 1964, the Kinks forever changed the course of rock ’n’ roll. Ray Davies and Joe Penhall’s Olivier Award-winning Sunny Afternoon (2014) covers the band’s formative years of 1964–7, when four working- class North London lads broke through to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
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    The Fourth Wall

  • Nineteenth Century British Theatre book cover

    Nineteenth Century British Theatre

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Richards, Peter Thomson

    Originally published in 1971. Nineteenth-century theatre in England has been greatly neglected, although serious study would reveal that the roots of much modern drama are to be found in the experiments and extravagancies of the nineteenth-century stage. The essays collected here cover a range of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
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    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

  • The Rise of the Victorian Actor book cover

    The Rise of the Victorian Actor

    1st Edition

    By Michael Baker

    Originally published in 1978. Between 1830 and 1890 the English theatre became recognisably modern. Standards of acting and presentation improved immeasurably, new playwrights emerged, theatres became more comfortable and more intimate and playgoing became a national pastime with all classes. The…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
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    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

  • Victorian Dramatic Criticism book cover

    Victorian Dramatic Criticism

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Rowell

    Originally published in 1971. The Victorian Age was one of popular theatre and increasingly popular journalism. One manifestation of this journalism was the emergence of the dramatic critic from the anonymity and brevity which had previously characterized periodical treatment of the theatre. If…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
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    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

  • Victorian Spectacular Theatre 1850-1910 book cover

    Victorian Spectacular Theatre 1850-1910

    1st Edition

    By Michael R. Booth

    Originally published in 1981. This study concentrates on one aspect of Victorian theatre production in the second half of the nineteenth century – the spectacular, which came to dominate certain kinds of production during that period. A remarkably consistent style, it was used for a variety of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
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    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

  • Dramas of the Past on the Twentieth-Century Stage: In History’s Wings book cover

    Dramas of the Past on the Twentieth-Century Stage

    In History’s Wings, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Feldman

    This book defines and exemplifies a major genre of modern dramatic writing, termed historiographic metatheatre, in which self-reflexive engagements with the traditions and forms of dramatic art illuminate historical themes and aid in the representation of historical events and, in doing so,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

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