• Answers from The Working Actor: Two Backstage Columnists Share Ten Years of Advice book cover

    Answers from The Working Actor

    Two Backstage Columnists Share Ten Years of Advice, 1st Edition

    By Jackie Apodaca, Michael Kostroff

    For nearly a decade, Jackie Apodaca and Michael Kostroff shared duties as advice columnists for the actors’ trade paper, Backstage. Their highly popular weekly feature, "The Working Actor," fielded questions from actors all over the country. A cross between "Dear Abby" and The Hollywood Reporter,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge

  • Wrestling in Britain: Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences book cover

    Wrestling in Britain

    Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Litherland

    At the intersection of sport, entertainment and performance, wrestling occupies a unique position in British popular culture. This is the first book to offer a detailed historical and cultural analysis of British professional wrestling, exploring the shifting popularity of the sport as well as its…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Understanding Cultural Policy book cover

    Understanding Cultural Policy

    1st Edition

    By Carole Rosenstein

    Understanding Cultural Policy provides a practical, comprehensive introduction to thinking about how and why governments intervene in the arts and culture. Cultural policy expert Carole Rosenstein examines the field through comparative, historical, and administrative lenses, while engaging…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Celebrity Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Celebrity Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Elliott

    Ours is the age of celebrity. An inescapable aspect of daily life in our media-saturated societies of the twenty-first century, celebrity is celebrated for its infinite plasticity and glossy seductions. But there is also a darker side. Celebrity culture is littered from end to end with addictions,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Character Sketch: A Drawing Course for Costume Designers book cover

    Character Sketch

    A Drawing Course for Costume Designers, 1st Edition

    By Helen Q Huang

    Character Sketch outlines a theory of costume rendering that explores how a designer conceptualizes and creates a character on the page. Beginning with how to develop a sense of character through active, gestural poses, this book explores and explains the process of drawing and painting from rough…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • The Prop Effects Guidebook: Lights, Motion, Sound, and Magic book cover

    The Prop Effects Guidebook

    Lights, Motion, Sound, and Magic, 1st Edition

    By Eric Hart

    In The Prop Building Guidebook, author Eric Hart demonstrated how to cut, glue, sculpt, and bend raw materials to build props. Now in The Prop Effects Guidebook, he shows us how to connect and assemble components and parts to make those props light up, explode, make noise, and bleed. It delves into…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge

  • Sarah Kane's 4.48 Psychosis book cover

    Sarah Kane's 4.48 Psychosis

    1st Edition

    By Glenn D'Cruz

    "Everything passes/Everything perishes/Everything palls" – 4.48 Psychosis How on earth do you award aesthetic points to a 75-minute suicide note? The question comes from a review of 4.48 Psychosis’ inaugural production, the year after Sarah Kane took her own life, but this book explores the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Music as a Chariot: The Evolutionary Origins of Theatre in Time, Sound, and Music book cover

    Music as a Chariot

    The Evolutionary Origins of Theatre in Time, Sound, and Music, 1st Edition

    By Richard K. Thomas

    Music as a Chariot offers a multidisciplinary perspective whose primary proposition is that theatre is a type of music. Understanding how music enables the theatre experience helps to shape our entire approach to the performing arts. Beginning with a discussion on the origin and nature of time,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge

  • Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning book cover

    Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning

    1st Edition

    By Jan Deans, Susan Wright

    Investigating children’s learning through dance and drawing-telling, Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning provides a unique insight into how these activities can help children to critically reflect on their own learning. Promoting the concept of dance and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Theatre & Stage Photography: A Guide to Capturing Images of Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Other Performance Events book cover

    Theatre & Stage Photography

    A Guide to Capturing Images of Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Other Performance Events, 1st Edition

    By William Kenyon

    Documenting theatrical and stage events under the often dramatic lighting designed for the production provides a number of specific photographic challenges, and is unlike most every other branch of photography. Theatre & Stage Photography provides an overview of basic photography as it applies…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15
    Routledge

  • Benjamin Britten and Montagu Slater's Peter Grimes book cover

    Benjamin Britten and Montagu Slater's Peter Grimes

    1st Edition

    By Sam Kinchin-Smith

     ‘Who can turn skies back and begin again?’ -Peter   This book contends that Peter Grimes, widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential operas of the 20th century, is also one of the British theatre’s finest ‘lost’ plays. Seeking to liberate Britten and Slater’s work from the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Jewish and Christian Voices in English Reformation Biblical Drama: Enacting Family and Monarchy book cover

    Jewish and Christian Voices in English Reformation Biblical Drama

    Enacting Family and Monarchy, 1st Edition

    By Chanita Goodblatt

    English Biblical drama of the sixteenth century resounds with a variety of Jewish and Christian voices. Whether embodied as characters or manifested as exegetical and performative strategies, these voices participate in the central Reformation project of biblical translation. Such translations and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

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