20th Century Performance Products

  • Small Acts of Repair

    Performance, Ecology and Goat Island, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Bottoms, Matthew Goulish

    Goat Island are one of the world’s leading contemporary performance ensembles. Their intimate, low-tech, intensely physical performances represent a unique hybrid of strategies and techniques drawn from live art, experimental theatre and postmodern dance. Small Acts of Repair: Performance, Ecology…

    Paperback – 2007-10-19

  • Dodin and the Maly Drama Theatre

    Process to Performance, 1st Edition

    By Maria Shevstova

    Including a foreword by Simon Callow, a dedicated admirer of the Maly, Dodin and the Maly Drama Theatre provides both a valuable methodological model for actor training and a unique insight into the journeys taken from studio to stage. This is the first ever full-length study of…

    Paperback – 2004-02-26

  • Edward Albee

    A Casebook, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Mann

    From the "angry young man" who wrote Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf in 1962, determined to expose the emptiness of American experience to Tiny Alice which reveals his indebtedness to Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco's Theatre of the Absurd, Edward Albee's varied work makes it difficult to label…

    Hardback – 2002-12-20
    Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

  • Theatre and the State in Twentieth-Century Ireland

    Cultivating the People, 1st Edition

    By Lionel Pilkington

    This major new study presents a political and cultural history of some of Ireland's key national theatre projects from the 1890s to the 1990s. Impressively wide-ranging in coverage, Theatre and the State in Twentieth-Century Ireland: Cultivating the People includes discussions on: *the politics of…

    Paperback – 2001-09-13

  • Alan Bennett

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Joseph O'Mealy

    Alan Bennett is perhaps best known in the UK for the BBC production of his Talking Heads TV plays, while the rest of the world may recognize him for the film adaptation of his play, The Madness of King George. O'Mealy points out that Bennett is a social critic strongly influenced by Beckett and…

    Hardback – 2001-03-13
    Studies in Modern Drama

  • The Volksbuhne Movement

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Cecil Davies

    This publication is the first comprehensive account in English of the history of the Freie Volksb^D"hne, founded in Berlin in 1890 through the interaction of Social Democracy and Theatrical Naturalism. Cecil Davies details the nationwide growth of the Volksb^D"hne Movement during the 1920s through…

    Hardback – 2000-08-08

  • Stephen Sondheim

    A Casebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joanne Gordon

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

    Paperback – 1999-11-01
    Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

  • The New York Times Theater Reviews 1995-1996

    1st Edition

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1998-05-01
    The New York Times Theater Reviews

  • Three Plays by Mae West

    Sex, The Drag and Pleasure Man, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lillian Schlissel

    Mae West, wise-cracking vaudeville performer, was one of the most controversial figures of her era. Rarely, however, do people think of Mae West as a writer. In Three Plays By Mae West, Lillian Schlissel brings this underexplored part of West's career to the fore by offering for the first time in…

    Paperback – 1997-08-13

  • West End Women

    Women and the London Stage 1918 - 1962, 1st Edition

    By Maggie Gale

    Maggie Gale's West End Women uncovers groundbreaking material about women playwrights and the staging of their performances between the years 1918 and 1962. It documents a dynamic era of social and theatrical history, analysing the transformations that occurred in the theatre and the lives of…

    Paperback – 1996-11-21
    Gender in Performance

  • Art Into Theatre

    Performance Interviews and Documents, 1st Edition

    By Nick Kaye

    Art Into Theatre investigates the processes of hybrid forms of performance developed between 1952 and 1994 through a series of interviews with key practitioners and over 80 pieces of documentation, many previously unpublished, of the works under discussion.Ranging from the austerity of Cage's 4'33"…

    Paperback – 1996-05-15

  • Twentieth Century Theatre: A Sourcebook

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Drain

    Twentieth Century Theatre: A Sourcebook is an inspired handbook of ideas and arguments on theatre. Richard Drain gathers together a uniquely wide-ranging selection of original writings on theatre by its most creative practitioners - directors, playwrights, performers and designers, from Jarry to…

    Paperback – 1995-10-26

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