Theatrical Production Products

  • Garrick's Folly

    The Shakespeare Jubilee of 1769 at Stratford and Drury Lane

    By Johanne M. Stochholm

    The great Shakespeare Jubilee festival was held at Stratford, under the direction of David Garrick. The occasion was the dedication of the new town hall and the presentation by Garrick of a statue of Shakespeare. Immense interest, enthusiasm, and controversy were aroused by the plans, which…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

  • Concert Lighting

    The Art and Business of Entertainment Lighting, 4th Edition

    By James Moody, Paul Dexter

    Concert Lighting: Tools, Techniques, Art, and Business Fourth Edition provides readers with an updated look at how to succeed in the complex world of concert lighting design and technology. The authors have reorganized the book into three comprehensive and thoroughly revised sections, covering…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Focal Press

  • Theatrical Design

    An Introduction

    By Kevin Lee Allen

    A theatrical designer must address two questions when designing a production: What is the play about and what is the play like? To find the metaphor within a play is to unlock inspired and unique design concepts. Theatrical Design: An Introduction is about how to find the design idea for a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11 
    Focal Press

  • The Automated Lighting Programmer's Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By Brad Schiller

    This guide helps lighting designers with the creative and operational challenges they face in their rapidly evolving industry. Providing respected and clear coverage of the process of programming automated lighting fixtures, the author brings the designer from basic principles to preproduction…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27 
    Focal Press

  • Stage Management Basics

    A Primer for Performing Arts Stage Managers

    By Emily Roth, Jonathan Allender-Zivic, Katy McGlaughlin

    Without assuming any intrinsic prior knowledge of the theatrical field and its associated, specialized terminology, The Basics of Stage Management covers every aspect of the stage management, from reading a script, meeting with a director and theatre staff, and auditioning, to constructing green…

    Paperback – 2016-09-14 
    Focal Press

  • The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre

    By Paul Crook

    The formation and communication of vision is one of the primary responsibilities of a director, before ever getting to the nuts and bolts of the process. The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre helps the young director learn how to discover, harness, and meld the two. Providing both a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Focal Press

  • Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985)

    Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America

    Edited by Raphael Samuel, Ewan MacColl, Stuart Cosgrove

    First published in 1985, this book examines how workers theatre movements intended their performances to be activist — perceiving art as a weapon of struggle and enlightenment — and an emancipatory act. An introductory study relates left-wing theatre groupings to the cultural narratives of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Unbuttoned

    The Art and Artists of Theatrical Costume Design

    By Shura Pollatsek

    Unbuttoned: The Art and Artists of Theatrical Costume Design documents the creative journey of costume creation from concept to performance. Each chapter provides an overview of the process, including designing and shopping; draping, cutting, dyeing, and painting; and beading, sewing, and creating…

    Paperback – 2016-08-30 
    Focal Press

  • The Art and Practice of Costume Design

    Edited by Melissa Merz

    In The Art and Practice of Costume Design, a panel of seven designers offer a new multi-sided look at the current state and practice of theatrical costume design. Beginning with an exploration of the role of a Costume Designer, the subsequent chapters analyse and explore the psychology of dress,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19 
    Focal Press

  • The Boar's Head Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    An Inn-yard Theatre of the Elizabethan Age

    By C. J. Sisson

    Edited by Stanley Wells

    The Boar’s Head Theatre, first published in 1972, provides an account of one of the Elizabethan inn-yard theatres. It is a reconstruction of considerable importance in our understanding of the performance conditions affecting Elizabethan drama, the mode of presentation and the nature of the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-13 
    Focal Press
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Production Manager's Toolkit

    Successful Production Management in Theatre and Performing Arts

    By Cary Gillett, Jay Sheehan

    "Our theater world is so much better with this book in it, and even better with Cary and Jay at the helm." –David Stewart, Director of Production for the Guthrie Theater The Production Manager’s Toolkit is a comprehensive introduction to a career in theatrical and special event production for new…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04 
    Focal Press
    The Focal Press Toolkit Series

  • The Royal Court Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    1965-1972

    By Philip Roberts

    The English Stage Company at the Royal Court Theatre is the longest running specialist production organization in the history of British theatre. Philip Roberts’s account, which was first published in 1986, covers the period 1965-1972 in the Company’s life, beginning in 1965 with the appointment of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-06
    Focal Press
    Routledge Revivals

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