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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...

  • 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$ 23.80

    Finalist for the 2013 National Jewish Book Award, American Jewish Studies   For centuries, Jews were one of the few European cultures without any official public theatrical tradition. Yet in the modern era, Jews were among the most important creators of popular theater and film?especially in America. Why?   In  Theatrical Liberalism ,... more...

  • Marketing for Cultural Organizationsby Bonita M. Kolb

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Marketing for Cultural Organizations presents traditional marketing theory with a focus on the aspects most relevant to arts or cultural organizations. The book explains how to overcome the division between the concepts of high art and popular culture by targeting the new tech savvy cultural consumer. As arts patronage has declined, and given... 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...