• Shakespeare in Singapore book cover

    Shakespeare in Singapore

    By Philip Smith

    Philip Smith’s study is a history of Shakespeare in Singapore beginning from the founding of modern Singapore to the present day. It tracks the influence of Shakespeare in Singaporean theatre, education, and culture. This book unites the critical interest in Singaporean theatre with the …

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Adapting Western Classics for the Chinese Stage book cover

    Adapting Western Classics for the Chinese Stage

    By Shouhua Qi

    Adapting Western Classics for the Chinese Stage presents a comprehensive study of transnational, transcultural, and translingual adaptations of Western classics from the turn of the twentieth century to present-day China in the age of globalization. Supported by a wide range of in-depth research,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06 
    Routledge

  • Movements of Interweaving: Dance and Corporeality in Times of Travel and Migration book cover

    Movements of Interweaving

    Dance and Corporeality in Times of Travel and Migration

    Edited by Gabriele Brandstetter, Gerko Egert, Holger Hartung

    Movements of Interweaving is a rich collection of essays exploring the concept of interweaving performance cultures in the realms of movement, dance, and corporeality. Focusing on dance performances as well as on scenarios of cultural movements on a global scale, it not only challenges the concept…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Radical Doubt: The Joker System, after Boal book cover

    Radical Doubt

    The Joker System, after Boal

    By Mady Schutzman

    Radical Doubt investigates ethical play across a spectrum of performances, on and off the stage. In witty, recursive, personal, and propulsive prose, Mady Schutzman elaborates on the Joker System, conceived by Augusto Boal, best known for Theatre of the Oppressed. The Joker System is a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic: Haptic Allegories book cover

    Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic

    Haptic Allegories

    By Kathleen Gough

    Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic advances an innovative and compelling approach to writing comparative studies of performance in transnational, intercultural relation to one another. Its chosen subject in this case is the cultural and political intersection of African and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

  • Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo book cover

    Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo

    By Sondra Fraleigh, Tamah Nakamura

    Now re-issued, this compact book unravels the contribution of one of modern theatre’s most charismatic innovators. Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo combines: • an account of the founding of Japanese butoh through the partnership of Hijikata and Ohno, extending to the larger story of butoh’s…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • New Theatre in Italy: 1963–2013 book cover

    New Theatre in Italy

    1963–2013

    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
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Joke-Performance in Africa: Mode, Media and Meaning book cover

    Joke-Performance in Africa

    Mode, Media and Meaning

    Edited by Ignatius Chukwumah

    Jokes have always been part of African culture, but never have they been so blended with the strains and gains of the contemporary African world as today. Joke-Performance in Africa describes and analyses the diverse aesthetics, forms, and media of jokes and their performance and shows how African…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • The Odin Teatret Archives book cover

    The Odin Teatret Archives

    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
    Routledge

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

    Theatre and Dictatorship in the Luso-Hispanic World

    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
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • World Dance Cultures: From Ritual to Spectacle book cover

    World Dance Cultures

    From Ritual to Spectacle

    By Patricia Leigh Beaman

    From healing, fertility and religious rituals, through theatrical entertainment, to death ceremonies and ancestor worship, World Dance Cultures introduces an extraordinary variety of dance forms practiced around the world. This highly illustrated textbook draws on wide-ranging historical…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

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