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  • Acts of Activismby D. Soyini Madison

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 32.00

    A story of activists in South Saharan Africa using performance as a tactic of resistance and intervention in their struggles for human rights. more...

  • (Syn)aestheticsby Josephine Machon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 31.00

    A timely book that identifies the practice of '(syn)aesthetics' in artistic style and audience response, which helps to articulate the power of experiential practice in the arts. This exciting new approach includes interviews with leading practitioners in of theatre, dance, site-specific work, live art and technological performance practice. more...

  • Practice as Research in the Artsby Robin Nelson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 30.00

    At the performance turn, this book takes a fresh 'how to' approach to Practice as Research, arguing that old prejudices should be abandoned and a PaR methodology fully accepted in the academy. Nelson and his contributors address the questions students, professional practitioner-researchers, regulators and examiners have posed in this domain. more...

  • The London Stage 1890-1959by J. P. Wearing

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 199.99

    This volume combines all the individual indexes?title, genre, theatre, and general?found in the seven volumes of The London Stage: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel (2nd edition) covering the years 1890 through 1959. more...

  • The Old Vicby Terry Coleman

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 21.86

    The Old Vic, one of the world's great theatres, opened in 1818 with rowdy melodrama and continued with Edmund Kean in Richard III howled down by the audience. One impresario, among the first of thirteen to go bankrupt there, fled to Milan and ran La Scala. In 1848 a chorus girl tried to murder the leading lady. In 1870 the Vic became a music hall,... more...

  • Performance, Transport and Mobilityby Fiona Wilkie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Performance, Transport and Mobility is an investigation into how performance moves, how it engages with ideas about movement, and how it potentially shapes our experiences of movement. Using a critical framework drawn from the 'mobility turn' in the social sciences, it analyses a range of performances that explore what it means to be in transit.... more...

  • Theatre's Heterotopiasby Joanne Tompkins

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Theatre's Heterotopias analyses performance space, using the concept of heterotopia: a location that, when apparent in performance, refers to the actual world, thus activating performance in its culture. Case studies cover site-specific and multimedia performance, and selected productions from the National Theatre of Scotland and the Globe Theatre.... more...

  • Post-Cinematic Theatre and Performanceby Piotr Woycicki

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    A cinema without cameras, without actors, without screen frames and without narratives almost seems like an antithetical impossibility of what is usually expected from a cinematic spectacle. This book defines an emergent field of post-cinematic theatre and performance, challenging our assumptions and expectations about theatre and film. more...

  • Elizabethan Costume Design and Constructionby Helen Q Huang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.99

    Learn how to create historically accurate costumes for Elizabethan period productions with Elizabethan Costume Design and Construction ! Extensive coverage of a variety of costumes for both men and women of all social classes will allow you to be prepared for any costuming need, and step-by-step instructions will ensure you have the know-how to design... more...

  • Matchbox Theatreby Michael Frayn

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 13.11

    Matchbox Theatre presents a miniature sketch show: thirty dialogues and monologues by Michael Frayn, to be played in the smallest theatre in the world - the theatre of your own imagination. Sir Geoffrye and Lady Hilarye, sleeping peacefully on their marble tomb these last six hundred years, are woken by the thump of rock music in the crypt... more...