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  • An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance

    Volume Two - From the Industrial Revolution to the Digital Age

    By Robert Leach

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance chronicles the history and development of theatre from the Roman era to the present day. As the most public of arts, theatre constantly interacted with changing social, political, and intellectual movements and ideas, and Robert Leach’s…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • An Actor Transforms

    Character and the Psychology of Transformation

    By Vladimir Mirodan

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Stand-Up Comedy

    By Tim Miles

    This book sets out a fresh approach to stand-up comedy. By constructing a theoretical framework using laughter theory, phenomenology and contemporary performance theory, it provides not only a new analytical tool for this genre of performance, but also a means by which it can be understood,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Stagecraft Fundamentals Third Edition

    A Guide and Reference for Theatrical Production

    By Rita Kogler Carver

    Stagecraft Fundamentals tackles every aspect of basic theatre production with Rita Kogler Carver’s signature wit and engaging voice. The history of stagecraft, safety precautions, lighting, costumes, scenery, career planning tips, and more are discussed, illustrated by beautiful color examples that…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Focal Press

  • Sarah Kane

    Queer desires and feminist continuums

    By Nina Kane

    Paperback – 2018-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Adapting Western Classics for the Chinese Stage

    By Shouhua Qi

    Adapting Western Classics for the Chinese Stage presents a comprehensive study of transnational, transcultural, and translingual adaptations of Western classics, from the turn of the twentieth century to present-day China in the age of globalisation. Supported by a wide range of in-depth research,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Orality

    By Tom Wright

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Drawing as Performance

    Theatrical Games and Techniques for Visual Artists

    By Orly Orbach

    Making connections between drama and drawing, Drama in the Drawing Studio introduces visual artists and designers to rehearsal techniques, theory and games as ways of developing image-making and visual communication skills. Drawing from the fields of theatre and anthropology, this book is…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Focal Press

  • Shakespeare's Festive History

    Feasting, Festivity, Fasting and Lent in the Second Henriad

    By David Ruiter

    Title first published in 2003. The author of this study explores how Shakespeare creates historical characters who engineer their supremacy, shore up their popular support, and/or sustain their charisma through manipulation of festive elements, which are found throughout the tetralogy and rooted in…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Staging Slander and Gender in Early Modern England

    By Ina Habermann

    This title was first published in 2003. Though the historical evidence of slander and defamation increasingly attracts the attention of early modern cultural historians and literary scholars, much of the current critical debate has failed to take into account the diverse signifying structures in…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Victorian Theatrical Burlesques

    Edited by Richard W. Schoch

    This title was first publihsed in 2003. Burlesque was one of the most reviled - and most appealing - types of theatrical performance in the Victorian age. Wildly popular in their own day, burlesque plays are now little read, scarcely studied, and never performed. Yet, as Richard Schoch here shows,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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