Theatre & Performance Studies Products

  • Henry Irving

    A Re-Evaluation of the Pre-Eminent Victorian Actor-Manager

    Edited by Richard Foulkes

    Henry Irving (1838-1905), the first actor to be knighted, dominated the theatre in Britain and beyond for over a quarter of a century. As an actor, he was strikingly different with his idiosyncratic pronunciation, his somewhat ungainly physique, and his brilliant psychological portrayals of virtue…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater

    By James Leve, Donelle Ruwe

    Bringing together musicologists, literature scholars, and specialists in childhood and theater studies, this volume examines the ways in which successful children's musicals tap into adult nostalgia for childhood while appealing to the needs and consumer potential of the child. The contributors…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Media Design and Technology for Live Entertainment

    Essential Tools for Video Presentation

    By Davin Gaddy

    Media Design and Technology for Live Entertainment is a guide to understanding the concepts and equipment used in projection design for live entertainment. After an introduction on content creation and acquisition, this book’s focus is on how content is used and transmitted, by describing the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Focal Press

  • Young, Gifted and Fat

    An Autoethnography of Size, Sexuality and Privilege

    By Sharrell D. Luckett

    YoungGiftedandFat is a critical autoethnography of ‘performing thin’ – on the stage and in life. Sharrell D. Luckett’s story of weight loss and gain and playing the (beautiful, desirable, thin) leading lady showcases an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to issues of weight and self-esteem,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Shakespeare’s Suicides

    Dead Bodies That Matter

    By Marlena Tronicke

    Shakespeare’s Suicides: Dead Bodies That Matter is the first study in Shakespeare criticism to examine the entirety of Shakespeare’s dramatic suicides. It addresses all plays featuring suicides and near-suicides in chronological order from Titus Andronicus to Antony and Cleopatra, thus establishing…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Routledge Revivals: Arthur Miller and Company (1990)

    Arthur Miller Talks About His Work in the Company of Actors, Designers, Directors, and Writers

    Edited by Christopher Bigsby

    First published in 1990, this book presents a discussion with Arthur Miller, in conversation with Christopher Bigsby. Miller talks openly and extensively about his own life and experiences, events and environments which provide material for his plays: his New York childhood, the Depression, the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: David Mamet (1985)

    By Christopher Bigsby

    First published in 1985, C.W.E Bigsby examines the career and work of playwright David Mamet. Bigsby shows that Mamet is a fierce social critic, indicting an America corrupted at its core by myths of frontier individualism and competitive capitalism. Mamet has created plays whose bleak social…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Music-Dance: Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse

    Edited by Patrizia Veroli, Gianfranco Vinay

    Music-Dance explores the identity of the choreomusical work, its complex authorship, the cognitive processes involved in dance performance and its modes of reception. Scholars of dance and music analyse the ways in which the musical score changes its prescriptive status when becoming part of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • The Japanese Adult Video Industry

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Hoi-yan Yau

    Unlike many other books on pornography which concentrate on arguments about restricting or not restricting pornography, this book focuses on the production of adult videos. It outlines and examines the industrial dynamics of the industry, its strategies, technological capabilities and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Richard Foreman

    An American (Partly) in Paris

    By Neal Swettenham

    Richard Foreman has been writing, directing, and designing avant-garde theatre in New York since he first founded his Ontological Hysteric company there in 1968. However, few directors have taken up the challenge of staging their own productions of these problematic, rewarding texts and his work…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Performing Interdisciplinarity

    Working Across Disciplinary Boundaries Through an Active Aesthetic

    Edited by Experience Bryon

    Performing Interdisciplinarity proposes new ways of engaging with performance as it crosses, collides with, integrates and/or disturbs other disciplinary concerns. From Activism and Political Philosophy to Cognitive Science and Forensics, each chapter explores the relationships between performance…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge

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