History of Performance Products

  • Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

    By Various

    Reissuing 15 works originally published between 1934 and 1991, this diverse set offers an outstanding collection of scholarship devoted to Renaissance Drama. Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama provides an extensive study of performance history and criticism of Elizabethan and Jacobean…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

  • Performance in a Militarized Culture

    By Sara Brady, Lindsey Mantoan

    The long cultural moment which arose in the wake of 9/11 and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has engendered a culture of surveillance and counterinsurgency across the globe. Performance in a Militarized Culture explores the ways in which we experience this new status quo in the most commonplace of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Shakespeare and the Awareness of Audience

    By Ralph Berry

    This book, first published in 1985, explores the consciousness and the experience of Shakespeare’s audience. First describing the stage’s physical impact, Ralph Berry then goes on to explore the social or tribal consciousness of the audience in certain plays. The title finishes by examining the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women in Asian Performance

    Aesthetics and politics

    Edited by Arya Madhavan

    Women in Asian Performance offers a vital re-assessment of women's contributions to Asian performance traditions, focusing for the first time on their specific historical, cultural and performative contexts. Arya Madhavan brings together leading scholars from across the globe to make an exciting…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Commedia dell'Arte

    Edited by Judith Chaffee, Oliver Crick

    From Commedia dell’Arte came archetypal characters that are still with us today, such as Harlequin and Pantalone, and the rediscovered craft of writing comic dramas and masked theatre. From it came the forces that helped create and influence Opera, Ballet, Pantomime, Shakespeare, Moliere, Lopes de…

    Paperback – 2017-02-13 
    Routledge

  • The Aging Body in Dance

    A cross-cultural perspective

    By Nanako Nakajima, Gabriele Brandstetter

    What does it mean to be able to move? The Aging Body in Dance brings together leading scholars and artists from a range of backgrounds to investigate cultural ideas of movement and beauty, expressiveness and agility. Contributors focus on Euro-American and Japanese attitudes towards aging and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-26 
    Routledge

  • Attic Oratory and Performance

    By Andreas Serafim

    In a society where public speech was integral to the decision-making process, and where all affairs pertaining to the community were the subject of democratic debate, the communication between the speaker and his audience in the public forum, whether the law-court or the Assembly, cannot be…

    Hardback – 2017-01-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Jasmin Vardimon's Dance Theatre

    Movement, memory and metaphor

    By Libby Worth, Jasmin Vardimon

    Jasmin Vardimon’s Dance Theatre offers an unusual, intimate insight into the devising and training processes of a choreographer in the midst of her practice. Libby Worth and Jasmin Vardimon take a collaborative approach to recording and exploring the working processes of Vardimon and her company,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-16 
    Routledge

  • The Method Acting Exercises Handbook

    By Lola Cohen

    Edited by Matthew D. Rudikoff

    The Method Acting Exercises Handbook is a concise and practical guide to the acting exercises originally devised by Lee Strasberg, one of the Method's foremost practitioners. The Method trains the imagination, concentration, senses and emotions to ‘re-create’ – not ‘imitate’ – logical, believable…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge

  • The Dance Theatre of Kurt Jooss

    By Suzanne Walther

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-11
    Routledge

  • Medieval Theatre in Context: An Introduction

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-11
    Routledge

  • The Merchant of Venice

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Thomas Wheeler

    Originally published in 1991. Essays here are arranged chronologically within sections: ‘The Play as Text’, ‘Shylock’ and ‘The Play in the Theatre.’ Collecting previously published important commentaries and scholarly articles, this volume in the Shakespearean Criticism set looks at one of the Bard…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01
    Routledge
    Shakespearean Criticism

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