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  • Playwrights on Television

    Conversations with Dramatists, 1st Edition

    By Hillary Miller

    Playwrights on Television features interviews with writers of award-winning stage plays and celebrated television shows reflecting on the successes and challenges of being a playwright in the post-network television era. In these conversations, eighteen dramatists consider their professional paths…

    Paperback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Playwriting

    Polyvocal Approaches from the EU Collective Plays Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul C Castagno

    In Collaborative Playwriting, five collectively written plays apply polyvocal methods in which clash and frisson replace synthesis, a dialogic approach to collective writing that has never before been articulated or documented. Based on the EU Collective Plays Project, this collection of plays…

    Paperback – 2019-12-23 
    Routledge

  • Blue Sky Body

    Thresholds for Embodied Research, 1st Edition

    By Ben Spatz

    Blue Sky Body: Thresholds for Embodied Research is the follow-up to Ben Spatz's 2015 book What a Body Can Do, charting a course through more than twenty years of embodied, artistic, and scholarly research. Emerging from the confluence of theory and practice, this book combines full-length critical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • A World Elsewhere

    1st Edition

    By Steven Berkoff

    A World Elsewhere is Steven Berkoff’s bold attempt to describe his multifarious theatrical works. Berkoff outlines the methods that he uses, first of all as an actor, secondly as a playwright and thirdly as theatre director, as well as those subtle connections in between, when one discipline melds…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03 
    Routledge

  • Parker, Lopez and Stone's The Book of Mormon

    1st Edition

    By Brian Granger

    'Hasa Diga Eebowai' In 2011, a musical full of curse words and Mormon missionaries swept that year’s Tony Awards and was praised as a triumphant return of the American musical. This book explores the inherent achievements (and failures) of The Book of Mormon—one of the most ambitious, and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Wilkie

    The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader is a selection of the most outstanding critical analysis featured in the journal Comedy Studies in the decade since its inception in 2010. The Reader illustrates the multiple perspectives that are available when analysing comedy. Wilkie’s selections present an…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays, 1st Edition

    By Maisha S. Akbar

    Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays examines several lynching plays to foreground black women’s performances as non-normative subjects who challenge white supremacist ideology. Maisha S. Akbar re-maps the study of lynching drama by examining plays that are contingent…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • New Dramaturgies

    Strategies and Exercises for 21st Century Playwriting, 1st Edition

    By Mark Bly

    In New Dramaturgies: Strategies and Exercises for 21st Century Playwriting, Mark Bly offers a new playwriting book with nine unique play-generating exercises. These exercises offer dramaturgical strategies and tools for confronting and overcoming obstacles that all playwrights face. Each of the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge
    Focus on Dramaturgy

  • Hypertheatre

    Contemporary Radical Adaptation of Greek Tragedy, 1st Edition

    By Olga Kekis

    Hypertheatre: Contemporary Radical Adaptation of Greek Tragedy investigates the adaptation of classical drama for the contemporary stage and explores its role as an active, polemical form of theatre which addresses present-day issues. The book’s premise is that by breaking drama into constituent…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Words for the Theatre

    Four Essays on the Dramatic Text, 1st Edition

    By David Cole

    In Words for the Theatre, playwright David Cole pursues a course of dramaturgical self-questioning on the part of a playwright, centred on the act of playwriting. The book’s four essays each offer a dramaturgical perspective on a different aspect of the playwright’s practice: How does the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Focus on Dramaturgy

  • Women's Playwriting and the Women's Movement, 1890-1918

    1st Edition

    By Anna Farkas

    The influence of the women’s movement has long been a scholarly priority in the study of British women’s drama of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, but previous scholarship has largely clustered around two events: the New Woman in the 1890s and the suffrage campaign in the years…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • To Be A Playwright

    1st Edition

    By Janet Neipris

    Originally published in 2005, To Be A Playwright is an insightful and detailed guide to the craft of playwriting. Part memoir and part how-to guide, this useful book outlines the tools and techniques necessary to the aspiring playwright. Comprised of a collection of memoirs and lectures which blend…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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