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  • Contemporary British Queer Performanceby Stephen Greer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    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...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    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...

  • Marketing for Cultural Organizationsby Bonita M. Kolb

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Embodied Consciousnessby Jade Rosina McCutcheon; Barbara Sellers-Young

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    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...

  • Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance: Meetings with Remarkable Womenby Virginie Magnat

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Roman Dazeby Bronte Dee Jackson

    Melbourne Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    It took only three days to fall in love with Rome. Like all infatuations, I expected it to wear off. I decided that I would leave when I no longer noticed the Coliseum. I am still waiting.' Twenty years ago, Bronte Jackson won an airline ticket that thrust her into the heart of the Mediterranean. Recently separated, made redundant and evicted from... more...

  • Audience Engagement and the Role of Arts Talk in the Digital Eraby Lynne Conner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    This book offers readers an understanding of the theoretical framework for the concept of Arts Talk , provides historical background and a review of current thinking about the interpretive process, and, most importantly, provides ideas and insights into building audience-centered and audience-powered conversations about the arts. more...

  • 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...