• Terror and Performance book cover

    Terror and Performance

    1st Edition

    By Rustom Bharucha

    ‘This work goes where other books fear to tread.  It reaches the parts other scholars might imagine in their dreams but would neither have the international reach nor the critical acumen and forensic flourish to deliver.’ Alan Read, King's College London ‘This book is not only timely.  It is…

    Paperback – 2014-04-07

  • Aleksandr Blok's Trilogy of Lyric Dramas: A Puppet Show, The King on the Square and the Unknown Woman book cover

    Aleksandr Blok's Trilogy of Lyric Dramas

    A Puppet Show, The King on the Square and the Unknown Woman, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy C. Westphalen

    Aleksandr Blok's Trilogy of Lyric Dramas gathers together for the first time in English translation the first three plays by Aleksandr Blok, the pre-eminent poet of Russian Symbolism and one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. The three plays that constitute the trilogy - A Puppet Show,…

    Paperback – 2014-04-03

  • Revolutionary Theatre book cover

    Revolutionary Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Robert Leach Nfa

    Revolutionary Theatre is the first full-length study of the dynamic theatre created in Russia in the aftermath of the Bolshevik Revolution. Fired by social and political as well as artistic zeal, a group of directors, playwrights, actors and organisers collected around the charismatic Vsevolod…

    Paperback – 2013-12-16

  • Leading Creators of Twentieth-Century Czech Theatre book cover

    Leading Creators of Twentieth-Century Czech Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Jarka M. Burian

    In this invaluable and detailed presentation of the leading creative figures in a richly innovative and dynamic period of Czech theatre, Professor Jarka M. Burian provides us with insightful portraits of the directors K. H. Hilar, E. F. Burian, Alfred Radok, and Otomar Krejca: of the famous…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29

  • Alchemists of the Stage: Theatre Laboratories in Europe book cover

    Alchemists of the Stage

    Theatre Laboratories in Europe, 1st Edition

    By Mirella Schino

    What is a theatre laboratory? Why a theatre laboratory? This book tries to answer these questions focusing on the experiences and theories, the visions and the techniques, the differences and similarities of European theatre laboratories in the twentieth century. It studies in depth the Studios of…

    Paperback – 2013-08-21
    Routledge Icarus

  • Eurasian Theatre: Drama and Performance Between East and West from Classical Antiquity to the Present book cover

    Eurasian Theatre

    Drama and Performance Between East and West from Classical Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Savarese

    The distances that separate East from West – the two extremes of the Eurasian continent – are enormous. Yet, since ancient times, the people of Europe and Asia have tried to overcome this remoteness through a network of trade routes known as the Silk Road. The great migrations, the continuous…

    Hardback – 2013-08-21
    Routledge Icarus

  • Indian Folk Theatres book cover

    Indian Folk Theatres

    1st Edition

    By Julia Hollander

    Indian Folk Theatres is theatre anthropology as a lived experience, containing detailed accounts of recent folk theatre shows as well as historical and cultural context. It looks at folk theatre forms from three corners of the Indian subcontinent: Tamasha, song and dance entertainments from…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Theatres of the World

  • The Theatre and the State in Singapore: Orthodoxy and Resistance book cover

    The Theatre and the State in Singapore

    Orthodoxy and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Terence Chong

    This book provides a comprehensive examination of the contemporary English-language theatre field in Singapore. It describes Singapore theatre as a politically dynamic field that is often a site for struggle and resistance against state orthodoxy, and how the cultural policies of the ruling People’…

    Paperback – 2013-03-05
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Gigs: Jazz and the Cabaret Laws in New York City book cover


    Jazz and the Cabaret Laws in New York City, 2nd Edition

    By Paul Chevigny

    Gigs provides a fascinating account of a unique victory for musicians against repressive entertainment licensing laws. It provides a much-needed study of the social, political, cultural and legal conditions surrounding a change in law and public attitudes toward vernacular music in New York City.…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01
    Routledge Studies in Law, Society and Popular Culture

  • Memory, Allegory, and Testimony in South American Theater: Upstaging Dictatorship book cover

    Memory, Allegory, and Testimony in South American Theater

    Upstaging Dictatorship, 1st Edition

    By Ana Elena Puga

    Memory, Allegory, and Testimony in South American Theater traces the shaping of a resistant identity in memory, its direct expression in testimony, and its indirect elaboration in two different kinds of allegory. Each chapter focuses on one contemporary playwright (or one collaborative…

    Paperback – 2012-05-03
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • African Theatres and Performances book cover

    African Theatres and Performances

    1st Edition

    By Osita Okagbue

    African Theatres & Performances looks at four specific performance forms in Africa and uses this to question the tendency to employ western frames of reference to analyze and appreciate theatrical performance. The book examines: masquerade theatre in Eastern Nigeria the trance and…

    Paperback – 2012-03-14
    Theatres of the World

  • Exercises for Rebel Artists: Radical Performance Pedagogy book cover

    Exercises for Rebel Artists

    Radical Performance Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    By Guillermo Gómez Peña, Roberto Sifuentes

    In Exercises for Rebel Artists, Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Roberto Sifuentes use their extensive teaching and performance experience with La Pocha Nostra to help students and practitioners to create ‘border art’. Designed to take readers right into the heart of radical performance, the authors use a…

    Paperback – 2011-09-20

2Series in World Theatre

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