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  • Rainbow Jewsby Jonathan C. Friedman

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 32.99

    Rainbow Jews looks at the intersection of gay and Jewish identity in American and Israeli film and theater from the 1960s to the present. Through a close reading of the texts of numerous American and Israeli plays and films, Friedman evaluates some of the key conventions that have been employed to construct, critique, and reflect the connection between... more...

  • Unfriendly Witnessesby Milly S. Barranger

    Southern Illinois University Press 2008; US$ 38.00

    Unfriendly Witnesses: Gender, Theater, and Film in the McCarthy Era examines the experiences of seven prominent women of stage and screen whose lives and careers were damaged by the McCarthy-era ?witch hunts? for Communists and Communist sympathizers in the entertainment industry: Judy Holliday, Anne Revere, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker,... more...

  • Anthropology of the Performing Artsby Anya Peterson Royce

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 32.99

    Anya Peterson Royce turns the anthropological gaze on the performing arts, attempting to find broad commonalities in performance, art, and artists across space, time, and culture. She asks general questions as to the nature of artistic interpretation, the differences between virtuosity and artistry, and how artists interplay with audience, aesthetics,... more...

  • Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performanceby 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...

  • Sarah Millicanby Tina Campanella

    John Blake 2013; US$ 8.99

    Cake baker, cat lover, agony aunt, she's one of the UK's brightest new comedy talents. But who is the real Sarah Millican? For the first time, journalist Tina Campanella gives you the full story of the British Comedy Award winner's astonishing rise to fame. After he husband unexpectedly left her in 2004, Sarah Millican moved back in with her parents... 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$ 100.00

    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...

  • The Politics of Interweaving Performance Culturesby Erika Fischer-Lichte; Torsten Jost; Saskya Iris Jain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book provides a timely intervention in the fields of performance studies and theatre history, and to larger issues of global cultural exchange. The authors offer a provocative argument for rethinking the scholarly assessment of how diverse performative cultures interact, how they are interwoven, and how they are dependent upon each other. While... more...

  • Tragedy in the Contemporary American Theatreby Robert J. Andreach

    UPA 2014; US$ 32.99

    Robert J. Andreach is a former university professor. He is the author of several books, most recently John Guare?s Theatre , Len Jenkin?s Theatre , and The Contemporary American Dramatic Trilogy . more...