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  • The Aesthetics of the Oppressedby Augusto Boal

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 45.95

    Augusto Boal's workshops and theatre exercises are renowned throughout the world for their life-changing effects. At last this major director, practitioner, and author of many books on community theatre speaks out about the subjects most important to him? the practical work he does with diverse communities, the effects of globalization, and the creative... more...

  • Without Youby Anthony Rapp

    Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 16.00

    Anthony Rapp captures the passion and grit unique to the theatre world as he recounts his life-changing experience in the original cast of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Rent. Anthony had a special feeling about Jonathan Larson's rock musical from his first audition, so he was thrilled when he landed a starring role as the filmmaker Mark... more...

  • Broadway Yearbook 2001-2002by Steven Suskin

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 59.99

    Called the "theater equivalent of longtime New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael" by Matinee Magazine, critic and producer Steven Suskin chronicles the 2001-2002 theater season in his latest installment in the Broadway Yearbook series. Commenting with wit and erudition on each show that opened on Broadway between May 2001 and May 2002, Suskin's vivid... more...

  • Radical Initiatives in Interventionist and Community Dramaby Peter Billingham

    Intellect Books Ltd 2005; US$ 32.00

    This new series of cutting edge critical essays and articles in issues concerning Drama and Performance opens with Volume I, which will focus on issues of Interventionist Drama and related examples of Drama as Community. The list of contributors is impressive and quite consciously eclectic, ranging from established scholars such as Dr. Lionel Pilkington... more...

  • Theatre and Consciousnessby Daniel Meyer-Dinkgrafe

    Intellect Books Ltd 2005; US$ 32.00

    For the last ten to fifteen years, many disciplines of scholarship have been involved in the study of consciousness, often on an interdisciplinary basis. They include philosophy, neurosciences, psychology, physics and biology, and approaches focusing on human experience. The Centre for Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona in Tucson spearheaded... more...

  • Wagner's The Rhinegold (Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series) by Burton D. Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2006; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive guide to Wagner's THE RHINEGOLD (Das Rheingold), featuring Principal Characters in the opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and an insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis by Burton D. Fisher, noted opera author and lecturer. more...

  • Theatre and Performance in Digital Cultureby Matthew Causey

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Theatre and Performance in Digital Culture examines the recent history of advanced technologies, including new media, virtual environments, weapons systems and medical innovation, and considers how theatre, performance and culture at large have evolved within those systems. The book examines the two Iraq wars, 9/11 and the War on Terror through... more...

  • Community Performance: An Introductionby Petra Kuppers

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95

    Community Performance: An Introduction is a comprehensive and accessible practice-based primer for students and practitioners of community arts, dance and theatre.It is both a classroom-friendly textbook and a handbook for the practitioner, perfectly answering the needs of a field where teaching is orientated around practice. Offering a toolkit... more...

  • An Actor's Workby Konstantin Stanislavski

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 45.00

    Stanislavski?s ?system? has dominated actor-training in the West since his writings were first translated into English in the 1920s and 30s. His systematic attempt to outline a psycho-physical technique for acting single-handedly revolutionized standards of acting in the theatre. Until now, readers and students have had to contend with inaccurate,... more...

  • The Transformative Power of Performanceby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 40.95

    In this book, Erika Fischer-Lichte traces the emergence of performance as 'anart event'in its own right. In setting performance art on an equal footing with the traditional art object, she heralds a new aesthetics. The peculiar mode of experience that a performance provokes ? blurring distinctions between artist and audience, body and mind, art... more...