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- 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...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 30.99
It was the Broadway season when Barbra Streisand demanded "Don't Rain on My Parade" and Carol Channing heard the waiters at the Harmonia Gardens say "Hello, Dolly!". From June 1, 1963 through the final day of May 31, 1964, theatergoers were offered 68 different productions: 24 new plays, 15 new comedies, 14 new musicals, 5 revivals of plays, 3 revues,... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2015; Not Available
Everyone has heard the songs from The Sound of Music by Rodgers and Hammerstein. The stage show was a roaring success in New York and London, and the much-loved feature film, directed by Hollywood veteran Robert Wise, continues to be a staple of television schedules 50 years after its release in 1965. In this fascinating and wide-ranging book,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 30.99
Introduction * The Great Tradition * Close a Little Faster * The Music of the Night * Big Deals * Lie to Me * New Talent * What Exactly Is an Off-Broadway Musical? * Victors/Victorias * Five Special Shows * Junk Is a Genre * Why Can't Susan Smith and Timothy McVeigh Have a Musical? Hitler Has One * I Dreamt I Saw Fosse in My Maidenform Bra; Or, The... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 18.99
"What's in It For You?"--The Shows of 1960 * "Twice as Much Grief"- Camelot * "Expect Things to Happen"; or "Don't Look Back"-Musical Comedy I * "A Romantic Atmosphere"-- The Gay Life and She Loves Me * "Nothing More to Look Forward To"-Old Talent * "Summer is Over"-New Talent * "Eye on the Target"-- Funny Girl * "When Messiah Comes"-The Super-Director... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 40.99
In the 1930s, Broadway's lights still burned brightly. Ethan Mordden completes his history of the Broadway musical by taking a look at this forgotten era. Shows like Anything Goes brought the glitter of Cole Porter and Merman's brass to the public. Innovations in dance were pioneered by Balanchine and others. Scenic advancements made Astaire's ... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00
1. Introduction: Contradictory Tides between the National and the Global 2. Navigating the National and the Global: The Last Empress, the Musical 3. Mediating the National-Regional-Global Triad: Nanta and Nonverbal Performance 4. An Alternative Image of Nationhood within the Global: Musical Seoul Line 1 5. Conceptualizing Korean Shakespeare in the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
'Maggie Inchley's book is an important and timely contribution to debates about theatre's ability to speak to and for contemporary society. She offers the reader new perspectives and new methods for political theatre and its subjects.' - Kate Dorney, Victoria & Albert Museum, UK ' In an age where terms such as 'empowerment', 'diversity ' and 'plurality'... more...