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General works on the theater

  • Theorie und Theaterby Astrid Hackel; Mascha Vollhardt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 21.70

    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...

  • The Routledge Introduction to Theatre and Performance Studiesby Erika Fischer-Lichte; Minou Arjomand; Ramona Mosse

    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...

  • To Bodies Gone: The Theatre of Peter Gillby Barney Norris

    Seren 2014; US$ 21.86

    This is the first study of one of the most significant voices of modern international theatre, one of Wales's leading writers, and one of the most compelling and beautiful bodies of work in the last fifty years. To Bodies Gone is written by playwright Barney Norris, who has assisted in Gill's productions and possesses an intimate and personal knowledge... more...

  • The World of Theatreby Ian Herbert; Nicole Leclercq

    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...

  • What is Theatre?by John Brown

    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...

  • Text & Presentation, 2012by Graley Herren

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 59.95

    Text & Presentation is an annual publication devoted to all aspects of theatre scholarship. It represents a selection of the best research presented at the international and interdisciplinary Comparative Drama Conference. more...

  • The Greatest Shows on Earthby John Freeman

    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...

  • Biographical Theatreby Ursula Canton

    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...

  • A Different Directionby John Ahart

    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...

  • Can I See Your I.D. , Son?by Heath Kizzier

    Salvo Press 2009; US$ 2.99

    Quite often an actor bursts on the scene and everyone says, ?He?s an overnight success.? But this is a true story of one actor whose road to the top was winding and filled with potholes. The reader will follow the author on an adventure from his childhood days homeless in the Colorado Rockies, to the pinacle of success as a television actor. But... more...