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- Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2010; US$ 7.50
The living theatre is potentially the most affecting of all the arts. It not only explores who we are and where we are going, but how we are connected. As we are inundated with other versions of mass media, we have nearly forgotten how important that connection is. We cannot afford to lose the power of this art at this time in our history. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 76.95
This major introductory textbook is from one of the leading educators working in theatre today. What Is Theatre? will make its reader a better playgoer, responding more fully to performance, with a keener appreciation of all the resources of theatre-acting, design, direction, organization, theatre buildings, and audiences. By focusing on the best professional... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
Marilyn Monroe, Vincent van Gogh or the victims of rendition flights ? the number and variety of historical and contemporary figures represented on British stages is amazing. This book develops a new theoretical framework for the representation of real life figures on stage and examines different ways in which they can be included in performances. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 35.95
First published in 1911, On the Art of the Theatre remains one of the seminal texts of theatre theory and practice. Actor, director, designer and pioneering theorist, Edward Gordon Craig was one of twentieth century theatre?s great modernisers. Here, he is eloquent and entertaining in expounding his views on the theatre; a crucial and prescient... more...
- Hesperus Press 2011; US$ 9.99
Dickens? burning passion for theater has often been overlooked by fans of his novels. A keen playwright and actor, he staged performances for which he oversaw every detail, and personally adapted many of his own fictional works. As a consummate self-publicist, he also undertook numerous stage tours and public readings of his own work. For Dickens,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Erika Fischer-Lichte's introduction to the discipline of Theatre and Performance Studies is a strikingly authoritative and wide ranging guide to the study of theatre in all of its forms. Its three-part structure moves from the first steps in starting to think about performance, through to the diverse and interrelated concerns required of higher-level... more...
- Libri Publishing 2012; US$ 32.99
Written from various perspectives?international actors, directors, playwrights, academics, dancers, and artists?this book examines and celebrates 14 theater events from a dozen countries. As it makes a case for what makes certain theater productions great, this record also offers examples of writing about theater that imbues the analysis with emotion... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 29.99
Die Theaterwissenschaft beruft sich gern auf den gemeinsamen Ursprung von Theorie und Theater. Ein Grund zu fragen, auf welche Weise akademische Diskurse Eingang in zeitgenössische Performances, Tanz- und Theaterinszenierungen finden und was diese umgekehrt zur Vermittlung oder sinnlichen Fremdwerdung theoretischen Wissens beitragen können. Untersucht... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The World of Theatre is an on-the-spot account of current theatre activity across six continents. The year 2000 edition covers the three seasons from 1996-97 to 1998-99, in over sixty countries - more than ever before. The content of the book is as varied as the theatre scene it describes, from magisterial round-ups by leading critics in Europe (Peter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 185.00
Edited by Ian Herbert, President of the International Association of Theatre Critics, Secretary of the Drama Section of the Critics' Circle in London, and editor of Theatre Record, the chronicle of the British stage, and Nicole Leclercq, Archives et Musée de la Littérature , Brussels, the World of Theatre is a lavishly illustrated biennial publication... more...