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- Intellect 2007; US$ 10.00
Identifies and explores the sacred as both an element in theatre and in consciousness in general. This book examines not only the structural understandings and functions of the sacred in theatre, but also experimental and personal experiences. more...
- Pickering & Chatto Publishers 2007; US$ 99.00
Harlequin Empire explores the presentation of other cultures and ethnicities on the British stage during the long eighteenth-century, with particular emphasis on the period after 1750. It argues that popular forms of drama such as burletta, pantomime, melodrama and spectacle constituted a popular Enlightenment more...
- Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 19.95
The Routledge Guide to Broadway is the second title in our new student reference series. It will introduce the student to the Broadway theater, focusing on key performers, writers, directors, plays, and musicals, along with the theaters themselves, key awards, and the folklore of Broadway. Broadway is the center of American theater, where all the great... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
Theatre and Performance in Digital Culture examines the recent history of advanced technologies, including new media, virtual environments, weapons systems and medical innovation, and considers how theatre, performance and culture at large have evolved within those systems. The book examines the two Iraq wars, 9/11 and the War on Terror through... more...
- Tiger of the Stripe 2006; US$ 8.00
Tales of a Cultural Conduit takes us from Landesman?s life as an antique dealer in St. Louis, to New York and his magazine Neurotica: the Authentic Voice of the Beat Generation and on to the Crystal Palace Cabaret Theater in St. Louis. where he invited then unknown artists to break in their act including Woody Allen, Barbra Streisand, and Lenny Bruce. Also... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 37.95
Through specific examples, case studies and essays by specialist writers, academics, and a new generation of theatre researchers, this collection of specially commissioned essays looks at current theatre practices across Europe. From Théatre du Soleil to Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio , the authors reconsider the possibilities of theatre practice,... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00
Theatre has always been a site for selling outrage and sensation, a place where public reputations are made and destroyed in spectacular ways. This is the first book to investigate the construction and production of celebrity in the British theatre. These exciting essays explore aspects of fame, notoriety and transgression in a wide range of performers... 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...