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  • Auditioningby Joanna Merlin; Harold Prince

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 15.00

    Theater veteran and acting teacher Joanna Merlin has written the definitive guide to auditioning for stage and screen, bringing to it a valuable dual perspective. She has spent her career on both sides of the auditioning process, both as an award-winning casting director who has worked with Harold Prince, Bernard Bertolucci, and James Ivory, and as... more...

  • Augusto Boalby Frances Babbage

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95

    The work of Augusto Boal has had a tremendous impact on contemporary theatre. This volume looks at the scope of Boal's career - from his early work as a playwright and director in Sao Paulo in the 1950s, to the development of his groundbreaking manifesto in the 1970s for a 'Theatre of the Oppressed'. Augusto Boal will be fascinating reading for... more...

  • Makers of Modern Theatreby Robert Leach

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 38.95

    Who were the giants of the twentieth-century stage, and exactly how did they influence modern theatre? Robert Leach's Makers of Modern Theatre is the first detailed introduction to the work of the key theatre-makers who shaped the drama of the last century: Konstantin Stanislavsky, Vsevolod Meyerhold, Bertolt Brecht and Antonin Artaud. Leach... more...

  • Politics and Theaterby Sheryl Kroen

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95

    Moliere's anticlerical comedy Tartuffe is the unique prism through which Sheryl Kroen views postrevolutionary France in the years of the Restoration. Following the lead of the French men and women who turned to this play in the 1820s to make sense of their world, Kroen exposes the crisis of legitimacy defining the regime in these years and demonstrates... more...

  • Children of the Queen's Revelsby Lucy Munro

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 47.00

    This 2005 book provides a study of the enduring and influential Jacobean children's company, the Children of the Queen's Revels. more...

  • Broadway Yearbook 1999-2000by Steven Suskin

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 44.99

    We define our conscious experience by constructing narratives about ourselves and the people with whom we interact. Narrative pervades our lives--conscious experience is not merely linked to the number and variety of personal stories we construct with each other within a cultural frame, but is subsumed by them. The claim, however, that narrative constructions... more...

  • Theatre/Archaeologyby Mike Pearson; Michael Shanks

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95

    Theatre/Archaeology is a provocative challenge to disciplinary practice and intellectual boundaries. It brings together radical proposals in both archaeological and performance theory to generate a startlingly original and intriguing methodological framework. more...

  • Legislative Theatreby Augusto Boal

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95

    Augusto Boal's reputation is now moving beyond the realms of theatre and drama therapy, bringing him to the attention of a wider public. Legislative Theatre is the latest and most remarkable stage in his work. 'Legislative Theatre' is an attempt to use Boal's method of 'Forum Theatre' within a political system to create a truer form of democracy.... more...

  • A Boal Companionby Jan Cohen-Cruz; Mady Schutzman

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 46.95

    This carefully constructed and thorough collection of theoretical engagements with Augusto Boal?s work is the first to look ?beyond Boal? and critically assesses the Theatre of the Opressed (TO) movement in context. A Boal Companion looks at the cultural practices which inform TO and explore them within a larger frame of cultural politics and... more...

  • Theatre and Empowermentby Richard Boon; Jane Plastow

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 32.00

    A collection of essays on the ability of drama and performance to empower communities. more...