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General works on the theater

  • AS Drama and Theatre Studies: The Essential Introduction for Edexcelby Alan Perks; Jacqueline Porteous

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 37.95

    AS Drama and Theatre Studies: The Essential Introduction for Edexcel is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the new specification. The textbook covers all aspects of the AS year in depth, from exploring play texts to demonstrating skills in performance and theatre design. The detailed guidance and classroom-friendly features include: overviews... 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...

  • 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...

  • Makers of Modern Theatreby Robert Leach

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 38.95

    Who were the giants of the twentieth-century stage, and exactly how did they influence modern theatre? Robert Leach's Makers of Modern Theatre is the first detailed introduction to the work of the key theatre-makers who shaped the drama of the last century: Konstantin Stanislavsky, Vsevolod Meyerhold, Bertolt Brecht and Antonin Artaud. Leach focuses... more...

  • On the Art of the Theatreby Edward Gordon Craig; Franc Chamberlain

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style and Other Writingsby Michel Saint-Denis; Jane Baldwin

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 34.95

    Michel Saint-Denis was one of twentieth century theatre?s most influential directors and theorists. This book combines his seminal Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style with material from Training for the Theatre , newly edited to create a work which moves seamlessly from theory to practice. Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style collects five of Saint... more...

  • Theorie und Theaterby Astrid Hackel; Mascha Vollhardt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 20.41

    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...