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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95
This is a new and enlarged edition of Mark Fortier's very successful and widely used essential text for students. Theory/Theatre provides a unique and engaging introduction to literary theory as it relates to theatre and performance. Fortier lucidly examines current theoretical approaches, from semiotics, poststructuralism, through cultural materialism,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 49.99
We define our conscious experience by constructing narratives about ourselves and the people with whom we interact. Narrative pervades our lives--conscious experience is not merely linked to the number and variety of personal stories we construct with each other within a cultural frame, but is subsumed by them. The claim, however, that narrative constructions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95
This carefully constructed and thorough collection of theoretical engagements with Augusto Boal?s work is the first to look ?beyond Boal? and critically assesses the Theatre of the Opressed (TO) movement in context. A Boal Companion looks at the cultural practices which inform TO and explore them within a larger frame of cultural politics and... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 30.00
Theatre and Empowerment examines the ability of drama, theatre, dance and performance to empower communities of very different kinds. Working from a multi-cultural perspective, the book explores the value of performance as an agent of social change, asking how it can help disempowered communities find their own creative voices. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95
Augusto Boal's workshops and theatre exercises are renowned throughout the world for their life-changing effects. At last this major director, practitioner, and author of many books on community theatre speaks out about the subjects most important to him†? the practical work he does with diverse communities, the effects of globalization, and the creative... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 15.00
Anthony Rapp captures the passion and grit unique to the theatre world as he recounts his life-changing experience in the original cast of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Rent. Anthony had a special feeling about Jonathan Larson's rock musical from his first audition, so he was thrilled when he landed a starring role as the filmmaker... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 50.95
Newly adapted for the Anglophone reader, this is an excellent translation of Hans-Thies Lehmann?s groundbreaking study of the new theatre forms that have developed since the late 1960s, which has become a key reference point in international discussions of contemporary theatre. In looking at the developments since the late 1960s, Lehmann considers... more...
- Intellect 2005; US$ 10.00
This new series of cutting edge critical essays and articles in issues concerning Drama and Performance opens with Volume I, which will focus on issues of Interventionist Drama and related examples of Drama as Community. The list of contributors is impressive and quite consciously eclectic, ranging from established scholars such as Dr. Lionel Pilkington... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 37.99
In this record of each show that opened on Broadway between May 2001 and May 2002, Suskin presents descriptions and commentary along with credits and cast lists, and finishes with dates and length of run, performance and preview totals as compiled by the League of American Theaters and Producers, plus grosses and profit/loss information. more...