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  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 

  • Moving Relation

    Touch in Contemporary Dance, 1st Edition

    By Gerko Egert

    Moving Relation explores the notion of touch in the realm of contemporary dance. By closely analyzing eight performances by well-known European and American choreographers such as William Forsythe and Meg Stuart. Building on the proposition that touch is more than the moment of bodily contact, the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone

    1st Edition

    By Ladrica Menson-Furr

    August Wilson’s considered Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (1984) to be his favourite play of the ten in his award-winning Pittsburgh Cycle. It is a drama that truly examines the roots, crossroads and intersections of African, American, and African American culture. Its characters and choral griots…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    The Fourth Wall

  • The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Eckersall, Helena Grehan

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics is a volume of critical essays, provocations, and interventions on the most important questions faced by today’s writers, critics, audiences, theatre and performance makers. Featuring texts written by scholars and artists who are diversely situated (…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge Companions

  • Using Drama with Children on the Autism Spectrum

    A Resource for Practitioners in Health and Education, 2nd Edition

    By Carmel Conn

    The second edition of Using Drama with Children on the Autism Spectrum takes the perspective that support for the learning and development of children should have the purpose of giving them the freedom to be more fully who they are and able to function more effectively as themselves in a wider…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21 

  • Sonorous Dramaturgy

    The Polyphony of Postdramatic Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Kai-Chieh Tu

    Drawing upon miscellaneous theories from Eugenio Barba, Friedrich Nietzsche and contemporary sound studies, Sonorous Dramaturgy: The Polyphony of Postdramatic Theatre looks into emerging, cutting-edge theatre artists who employ musicality as the driving force behind their creativity. Celebrating…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Focus on Dramaturgy

  • Performing the Audience

    Controlling the Unruly Playgoer in Early Modern Drama, 1st Edition

    By Eric Dunnum

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • 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 – 2019-03-14 

  • Understanding Design in Film Production

    Using Art, Light & Locations to Tell Your Story, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Freedman Doyle

    Great visual storytelling is possible on a minimal budget, but you have to spend a lot of energy thinking and planning. In Understanding Design in Film Production, author Barbara Doyle demonstrates how to use production design, cinematography, lighting and locations to create an effective and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12 

  • Disney Theatrical Productions

    Producing Broadway Musicals the Disney Way, 1st Edition

    By Amy Osatinski

    Disney Theatrical Productions: Producing Broadway Musicals the Disney Way is the first work of scholarship to comprehensively examine the history and production practices of Disney Theatrical Productions (DTP), the theatrical producing arm of the studio branch of the Walt Disney Corporation. This…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05 

  • Time and Performer Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Evans, Konstantinos Thomaidis, Libby Worth

    Time and Performer Training addresses the importance and centrality of time and temporality to the practices, processes, and conceptual thinking of performer training. Notions of time are embedded in almost every aspect of performer training, and so contributors to this book look at: age/aging…

    Paperback – 2019-03-04 

  • Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence

    1st Edition

    By Marett Leiboff

    This book brings the insights of theatre theory to the jurisprudential, in order to elaborate a new practice of responsibility. The theatrical, which here forms the basis of a theatrical jurisprudence, draws upon the forms of theatre theory that took shape in the 20th century, as they constitute…

    Hardback – 2019-03-03 
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

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