• The Michael Chekhov Handbook: For the Actor book cover

    The Michael Chekhov Handbook

    For the Actor, 2nd Edition

    By Lenard Petit

    The Michael Chekhov Handbook is a practical guide to Chekhov’s supportive techniques for actors, fully updated with new exercises that examine the relationship between the sensations of the physical body and the imagination. Lenard Petit draws on twenty-five years of teaching experience to unlock…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Middlebrow Wodehouse: P.G. Wodehouse's Work in Context book cover

    Middlebrow Wodehouse

    P.G. Wodehouse's Work in Context, 1st Edition

    By Ann Rea

    While he is best known for his Jeeves and Bertie Wooster stories, P.G. Wodehouse was a prolific writer who penned many other novels, stories, and musical comedy libretti, the latter of which played an enormous role in the development of American musical theater. This collection re-examines…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Interactions between Orality and Writing in Early Modern Italian Culture book cover

    Interactions between Orality and Writing in Early Modern Italian Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luca Degl’Innocenti, Brian Richardson, Chiara Sbordoni

    Investigating the interrelationships between orality and writing in elite and popular textual culture in early modern Italy, this volume shows how the spoken or sung word on the one hand, and manuscript or print on the other hand, could have interdependent or complementary roles to play in the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Mitchell and Trask's Hedwig and the Angry Inch book cover

    Mitchell and Trask's Hedwig and the Angry Inch

    1st Edition

    By Caridad Svich

    John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch opened on Valentine’s Day,1998, in New York City, and ever since it and its genderqueer heroine have captivated audiences around the world. As the first musical to feature a genderqueer protagonist as its lead, the show has had an…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Fiction's Truth: The Consequence of Representing Human Suffering, Distress, and Violence in Performance book cover

    Fiction's Truth

    The Consequence of Representing Human Suffering, Distress, and Violence in Performance, 1st Edition

    By Danielle Szlawieniec-Haw

    Fiction’s Truth explores professional actors’ lived experiences of representing human suffering, distress, and violence. The book analyses the struggles, issues, and transformations professional actors face when dealing with these portrayals of human life; the personal and interpersonal…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843 book cover

    The Routledge Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas C. Crochunis, Michael E. Sinatra

    The Routledge Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843 brings together ten eclectic plays by female dramatists and writers, to stimulate a rich discussion of women, writing, and theatre history. Ranging through tragedy, comedy, musical theatre and mixed-genre texts, this volume celebrates…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Costume Craftwork on a Budget: Clothing, 3-D Makeup, Wigs, Millinery & Accessories book cover

    Costume Craftwork on a Budget

    Clothing, 3-D Makeup, Wigs, Millinery & Accessories, 2nd Edition

    By Tan Huaixiang

    Costume Craftwork on a Budget demonstrates how to use inexpensive materials to create durable costumes and props in a short amount of time. Fully illustrated step-by-step instructions teach readers how to use 3-D makeup and create teeth, wigs, masks, hats, nonhuman costumes, leather products, and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge

  • Men's Tailoring: Bespoke, Theatrical and Historical Tailoring 1830-1950 book cover

    Men's Tailoring

    Bespoke, Theatrical and Historical Tailoring 1830-1950, 1st Edition

    By Graham Cottenden

    Men’s Tailoring: Bespoke, Theatrical and Historical Tailoring 1830-1950 introduces the reader to English tailoring and covers the drafting of patterns, cutting out in cloth, and the complete traditional construction techniques in sequence for the tailoring of a waistcoat, trousers and jacket. The…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 book cover

    The Costumes of Burlesque

    1866-2018, 1st Edition

    By Coleen Scott

    The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 is the first volume to inclusively document burlesque costume from its birth in the 1860’s through the global burlesque movement in 2018. This lushly illustrated book presents the history and development of this American art form by documenting the origins,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Robert Lepage book cover

    Robert Lepage

    2nd Edition

    By Aleksandar Saša Dundjerović

    Robert Lepage is one of Canada’s foremost theatre authors and directors. His company, Ex Machina, has toured to international acclaim and he has lent his talents to areas as diverse as opera, film, solo performance and installation art. His most celebrated work blends acute personal narratives with…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Intercultural Acting and Performer Training book cover

    Intercultural Acting and Performer Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Phillip Zarrilli, T. Sasitharan, Anuradha Kapur

    Intercultural Acting and Performer Training is the first collection of essays from a diverse, international group of authors and practitioners focusing on intercultural acting and voice practices worldwide. This unique book invites performers and teachers of acting and performance to explore,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge

  • How and Why We Teach Shakespeare: College Teachers and Directors Share How They Explore the Playwright’s Works with Their Students book cover

    How and Why We Teach Shakespeare

    College Teachers and Directors Share How They Explore the Playwright’s Works with Their Students, 1st Edition

    By Sidney Homan

    In How and Why We Teach Shakespeare, 19 distinguished college teachers and directors draw from their personal experiences and share their methods and the reasons why they teach Shakespeare. The collection is divided into four sections: studying the text as a script for performance; exploring…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

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