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  • Theatre as Human Actionby Thomas S. Hischak

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 44.99

    This book is designed for the college student who may be unacquainted with many plays and has seen a limited number of theatre productions. Focusing primarily on four plays? Macbeth , A Raisin in the Sun, Rent , and You Can?t Take It with You ?this textbook aims to inform the student about theatre arts, stimulate interest in the art form,... more...

  • A Cultural History of the First Jazz and Blues Communities in Jacksonville, Florida 1896-1916by Ptere D. Smith; Michael B. Bakan

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 179.95

    This rich and descriptive analysis of one particular neighborhood and its contributions to the formation of new, and distinctively African-American, performance ideologies by lesser known performers contributes to a greater understanding of this historical period and the body of creative work that has never been fully chronicled or acknowledged before. more...

  • The Trapby Tadeusz Rosewicz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 35.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Working Subjects in Early Modern English Dramaby Natasha Korda; Michelle M. Dowd

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Working Subjects in Early Modern English Drama investigates the ways in which work became a subject of inquiry on the early modern stage and the processes by which the drama began to forge new connections between labor and subjectivity in the period. The essays assembled here address fascinating and hitherto unexplored questions raised by the subject... more...

  • Foam Patterning and Construction Techniquesby Mary McClung

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques: Turning 2D Designs into 3D Shapes explains how to create your theatrical prop, puppet, or costume design using the unique and tricky medium of foam. Step-by-step instructions, photographs, and explanations illustrate how to translate your design from paper to reality by creating custom "skin" patterns,... more...

  • Theatre Historiesby Bruce McConachie; Tobin Nellhaus; Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei; Tamara Underiner; Tobin Nellhaus

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 69.95

    This thoroughly revised and updated third edition of the innovative and widely acclaimed Theatre Histories: An Introduction offers a critical overview of global theatre and drama, spanning a broad wealth of world cultures and periods. Bringing together a group of scholars from a diverse range of backgrounds to add fresh perspectives on the history... more...

  • Oliver!by Marc Napolitano

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    This book tells the full story of the genesis and legacy of Lionel Bart's most famous musical Oliver! , the beloved English musical from the golden age of Broadway. Author Marc Napolitano tracks Oliver! as an adaptation of Oliver Twist , arguing that Oliver! forever changed the cultural perception of its source and remains one of the most influential... more...

  • Electoral Guerrilla Theatreby L.M. Bogad

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    Praise for the First Edition: 'A major contribution to performance studies . If cynicism and political quietism have quelled your impulse to rage against this sorry state of affairs, Bogad demonstrates, with wit and verve, that it is possible to expose the sham and, through a variety of performative tactics, make a meaningful contribution to democracy.'... more...

  • Physical Theatresby Simon Murray; John Keefe

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    This new edition of Physical Theatres: A Critical Introduction continues to provide an unparalleled overview of non-text-based theatre, from experimental dance to traditional mime. It synthesizes the history, theory and practice of physical theatres for students and performers in what is both a core area of study and a dynamic and innovative aspect... more...

  • The Chester Cycle in Context, 1555?1575by Jessica Dell; David Klausner; Helen Ostovich

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The Chester Cycle in Context, 1555-1575 considers the implications of recent archival research which has profoundly changed our view of the continuation of performances of Chester's civic biblical play cycle into the reign of Elizabeth I. Scholars now view the decline and ultimate abandonment of civic religious drama as the result of a complex network... more...