Theatre & Performance Studies: Theatrical Production

  • To Be A Playwright book cover

    To Be A Playwright

    1st Edition

    By Janet Neipris

    Originally published in 2005, To Be A Playwright is an insightful and detailed guide to the craft of playwriting. Part memoir and part how-to guide, this useful book outlines the tools and techniques necessary to the aspiring playwright. Comprised of a collection of memoirs and lectures which blend…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • The First German Theatre (Routledge Revivals): Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance book cover

    The First German Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance, 1st Edition

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1990. The book surveys of the development of German theatre from a market sideshow into an important element of cultural life and political expression. It examines Schiller as ‘theatre poet’ at Mannheim, Goethe’s work as director of the court theatre at Weimar, and then traces…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Revolution in German Theatre 1900-1933 (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Revolution in German Theatre 1900-1933 (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1981, this book represents the first work in English to give a comprehensive account of the revolutionary developments in German theatre from the decline of Naturalism through the Expressionist upheaval to the political theatre of Piscator and Brecht. Early productions of Kaiser’…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Evolving Synergies: Celebrating Dance in Singapore book cover

    Evolving Synergies

    Celebrating Dance in Singapore, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Burridge, Caren Cariño

    This book, Evolving Synergies: Celebrating Dance in Singapore, is a noteworthy contribution to the discourse of the Singapore dance scene. It discusses the evolution of Singapore's dance landscape, and its place in the city-state's social, cultural and historical development.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge India
    Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific

  • English Theatre in Transition 1881-1914 book cover

    English Theatre in Transition 1881-1914

    1st Edition

    By James Woodfield

    Originally published in 1984. The turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries was a time of considerable change in the English theatre. Victorian attitudes were shocked or shattered by the new drama of Ibsen; the major figure of George Bernard Shaw dominated the period; theatre censorship was…

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

  • Henry Irving and The Victorian Theatre book cover

    Henry Irving and The Victorian Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Madeleine Bingham

    Originally published in 1978. Henry Irving achieved an astounding success in Britain and America as an actor; yet he lacked good looks, had spindly legs, and did not have a good voice. He said so himself. Today Irving is regarded as the archetype of the old-time actor, but in his own time he was…

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

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

  • Garrick's Folly: The Shakespeare Jubilee of 1769 at Stratford and Drury Lane book cover

    Garrick's Folly

    The Shakespeare Jubilee of 1769 at Stratford and Drury Lane, 1st Edition

    By Johanne M. Stochholm

    The great Shakespeare Jubilee festival was held at Stratford, under the direction of David Garrick. The occasion was the dedication of the new town hall and the presentation by Garrick of a statue of Shakespeare. Immense interest, enthusiasm, and controversy were aroused by the plans, which…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

  • The Boar's Head Theatre (Routledge Revivals): An Inn-yard Theatre of the Elizabethan Age book cover

    The Boar's Head Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    An Inn-yard Theatre of the Elizabethan Age, 1st Edition

    By C. J. Sisson

    Edited by Stanley Wells

    The Boar’s Head Theatre, first published in 1972, provides an account of one of the Elizabethan inn-yard theatres. It is a reconstruction of considerable importance in our understanding of the performance conditions affecting Elizabethan drama, the mode of presentation and the nature of the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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