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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 71.95
A study of Yury Lyubimov's tempestuous career and his style of theatre. This work traces the development of his ideas, from his arrival at the Taganka Theatre in 1964 through to his explusion in 1984, and his period of exile in the West until his return in 1989 to a much-changed Russia. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1996; US$ 135.00
Unprecedented in its comprehensiveness, The Moscow Art Theatre fills a large gap in our knowledge of Stanislavsky and his theatre. Worrall focuses in particular detail on four of The Moscow Art Theatre's best-known productions: * Tolstoy's Tsar Fedor Ioannovich * Gorky's The Lower Depths * Chekov's The Cherry Orchard * Turgenev's A Month... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95
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 internationally-acclaimed theatre company, the Maly Drama Theatre... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 55.00
This is the most comprehensive study available of the popular theater that developed during the last decades of tsarist Russia. Swift examines the origins and significance of the new "people's theaters" that were created for the lower classes in St. Petersburg and Moscow between 1861 and 1917. His extensively researched study, full of anecdotes from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 58.95
The reviews and features collected in John Freedman's Moscow Performances bring to life the diversity, energy, and imagination of Russian theater as few books have done before. While focusing on the work of Moscow's leading directors - Pyotr Fomenko, Kama Ginkas, Valery Fokin, Anatoly Vasilyev, Konstantin Raikin, Sergei Zhenovach, Yury Lyubimov,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 39.95
This is a collection of John Freedman's reviews and articles, most originally written for the Moscow Times, in which he focuses his expert critical eye on the directors, writers and actors who held centre stage during the 1996-97 theatre season in Moscow. The book looks at the debut of promising new artists and directors at the Moscow Art Theatre... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 157.00
Revolutionary Theatre is the first full-length study of the dynamic theatre created in Russia in the aftermath of the Bolshevik Revolution. Fired by social and political as well as artistic zeal, a group of directors, playwrights, actors and organisers collected around the charismatic Vsevolod Meyerhold. Their aim was to achieve in the theatre what... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95
This is the first English translation of Michael Chekhov?s two-volume autobiography, combining The Path of the Actor (1927) and extensive extracts from his later volume Life and Encounters . Full of illuminating anecdotes and insightful observations involving prominent characters from the MAT and the European theatre of the early twentieth century,... more...
- University Press of America 2008; US$ 30.99
Stanislavsky and Female Actors is the exploration of Stanislavsky's artistic and personal relationship with the leading actresses of the Moscow Art Theatre. It seeks to portray their life-long artistic dialogue and offers a new biographical study of the previously unknown spheres of Stanislavsky's life, as well as the lives of the Moscow Art Theatre's... more...
- Intellect 2011; US$ 20.00
Theatre in Passing explores spaces of performance in contemporary Moscow. Inspired by French philosopher Michel de Certeaus model of a 'second, poetic geography' in which the walker - the everyday practitioner - invents the space observed by the voyeur, this book takes the reader on a tour of spaces of performance in contemporary Moscow.... more...