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  • Women’s Comedic Art as Social Revolutionby Domnica Radulescu

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 55.00

    Though comic women have existed since the days of Baubo, the mythic figure who used sexual humor to lift the veil of mourning from the goddess Demeter's eyes, they have been neglected by scholars and critics. This pioneering volume tells the stories of five women who have created revolutionary forms of comic performance and discourse that defy... more...

  • Subscribe Now!by Danny Newman

    Theatre Communications Group 1981; US$ 18.95

    "Buy it, borrow it, steal it, but get your hands on it! If you follow Danny's advice on how to sell tickets, you won't have an unsold seat in the house all season long!"--Ralph Black, American Symphony League 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...

  • Contemporary British Queer Performanceby Stephen Greer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    This book examines queer performance in Britain since the early 1990s, arguing for the significance of emerging collaborative modes of practice. Using queer theory and the history of early lesbian and gay theatre to examine claims to representation among other things, it interrogates the relationships through which recent works have been presented. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Actressby Maggie B. Gale; John Stokes

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    A collection of essays on the cultural role of performing women on stage and on screen. 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...

  • 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...

  • Theatrical Liberalismby Andrea Most

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 89.00

    "Makes new sense of aspects of popular culture we have all grown up with and thought we knew only too well. Most bridges religious studies and theater, political theory and American studies, high criticism and middlebrow performance. Her book will help us see better how Jews and their Jewishness did not merely ‘enter’ American popular... more...

  • Booking Performance Toursby Tony Micocci

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    Pack up the costumes and the instruments! It's time to take your show on the road. For anyone who manages, produces, represents, or works in a repertory theater, dance company, or next-hot-thing band, Booking Performance Tours presents all the information needed to book live shows. The process is complex--presenters, agents, lawyers, board members,... more...

  • Embodied Consciousnessby Jade Rosina McCutcheon; Barbara Sellers-Young

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    This volume of essays combines research from neuroscience, conscious studies, methods of training performers, modes of creating a staged narrative, Asian aesthetics, and post-modern theories of performance in an examination of the relationship between consciousness and performance. more...