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  • Feminist Theatrical Revisions of Classic Worksby Sharon Friedman

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 45.00

    Re-visioning the classics, often in a subversive mode, has evolved into its own theatrical genre in recent years, and many of these productions have been informed by feminist theory and practice. This book examines recent adaptations of classic texts (produced since 1980) influenced by a range of feminisms, and illustrates the significance of historical... more...

  • A Good Night Out for the Girlsby Elaine Aston; Geraldine Harris

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Moving across the boundaries of mainstream and experimental circuits, from the affective pleasures of commercially successful shows such as Calendar Girls and Mamma Mia! to the feminist possibilities of new burlesque and stand-up, this book offers a lucid and accessible account of popular feminisms in contemporary theatre and performance. more...

  • Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performanceby Virginie Magnat

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse and inclusive re-assessment of Grotowski's legacy, thereby probing its significance for contemporary performance practice and research. Although... more...

  • The Illuminated Theatreby Joe Kelleher

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    What sort of thing is a theatre image? How is it produced and consumed? Who is responsible for the images? Why do the images stay with us when the performance is over? How do we learn to speak of what we see and imagine? And how do we relate what we experience in the theatre to what we share with each other of the world? The Illuminated Theatre... more...

  • The Intercultural Performance Handbookby John Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 38.95

    The Intercultural Performance Handbook opens up a new world of technique for performers. The first ever full-length, fully illustrated manual for practitioners, it provides: *a guide to the physical, vocal and improvisational dynamics drawn from world performance styles *a new vocabulary with which to interpret plays from around the globe *games... more...

  • An Introduction to Feminism and Theatreby Elaine Aston

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    At last an accessible and intelligent introduction to the energising and challenging relationship between feminism and theatre. In this clear and enlightening book, Aston discusses wide-ranging theoretical topics and provides case studies including: * Feminism and theatre history * `M/Othering the self': French feminist theory and theatre * Black... more...

  • Invitation to the Partyby Donna Walker-Kuhne; George C. Wolfe

    Theatre Communications Group 2005; US$ 17.95

    The handbook to attract and involve audiences of color for arts and cultural institutions. more...

  • Jennifer Saunders - The Biographyby Jacky Hyams

    John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 8.74

    Jennifer Saunders is Britain's best-loved comedienne, screenwriter and actress. For the first time, author Jacky Hyams reveals the story behind Jennifer's rise to fame, her successful career as the Queen of Comedy and the highs and lows of her remarkable life. Born in 1958 in Sleaford, Jennifer's mother was a biology teacher and her father was a pilot... more...

  • Jewhooing the Sixtiesby David E. Kaufman

    Brandeis University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    A lively look at four major Jewish celebrities of early 1960s America, who together made their mark on both American culture and Jewish identity more...

  • Jews on Broadwayby Stewart F. Lane

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00

    From Fanny Brice, Irving Berlin and Jerome Kern to Barbra Streisand, Alan Menken and Tony Kushner, Jewish performers, composers, lyricists, directors, choreographers and producers have made an indelible mark on Broadway for more than a century. This historical volume captures the story of the Jewish emergence from immigrants in ghettos staging Yiddish... more...