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  • Digital Practicesby Dr Susan Broadhurst

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 36.00

    This title offers insight into a range of art and performance practices that have emerged as a result a more technological world. These practices are integral to alternative and mainstream performance culture and the author explores their aesthetic theorisation and analyses other approaches, including those offered by research into neuroesthetics. more...

  • Identity, Performance and Technologyby Susan Broadhurst; Josephine Machon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    This project investigates the implications of technology on identity in embodied performance, opening up a forum of debate exploring the interrelationship of and between identities in performance practices and considering how identity is formed, de-formed, blurred and celebrated within diverse approaches to technological performance practice. more...

  • The Royal Court Theatre (Routledge Revivals)by Philip Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The English Stage Company at the Royal Court Theatre is the longest running specialist production organization in the history of British theatre. Philip Roberts?s account, which was first published in 1986, covers the period 1965-1972 in the Company?s life, beginning in 1965 with the appointment of William Gaskill as Artistic Director. It is not simply... more...

  • Corsets and Crinolinesby Norah Waugh

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 76.95

    Corsets and Crinolines is a study of the changing shapes of women's dress and how these were produced, how simple laced bodices became corsets of cane, whale-bone and steel, while padding at shoulders and hips gave way to the structures of farthingales, hoops and bustles. Added are contemporary tailors and dressmakers accounts, illustrations, index,... more...

  • Food and Theatre on the World Stageby Dorothy Chansky; Ann Folino White

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    Putting food and theatre into direct conversation, this volume focuses on how food and theatre have operated for centuries as partners in the performative, symbolic, and literary making of meaning. Through case studies, literary analyses, and performance critiques, contributors examine theatrical work from China, Japan, India, Greece, Italy, France,... more...

  • Yorb Performance, Theatre and Politicsby Glenn Odom

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book explains the connections between traditional performance (e.g. masked dances, prophecy, praise recitations), contemporary theatre (Wole Soyinka, Ola Rotimi, Tess Onwueme, Femi Osofisan, and Stella Oyedepo) , and the political sphere in the context of the Yorb people in Nigeria. more...

  • Theatres of Learning Disabilityby Matt Hargrave

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This is the first scholarly book to focus exclusively on theatre and learning disability as theatre, rather than advocacy or therapy. Hargrave provocatively realigns the - hitherto unvoiced - assumptions that underpin such practice and proposes that learning disabled artists have earned the right to full critical review. more...

  • On the Performance Frontby Charlotte M. Canning

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book argues that US theatre in the 20th century embraced the theories and practices of internationalism as a way to realize a better world and as part of the strategic reform of the theatre into a national expression. Live performance, theatre internationalists argued, could represent and reflect the nation like no other endeavour. more...

  • Imagining the Audience in Early Modern Drama, 1558-1642by Jennifer A. Low; Nova Myhill

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    The role of the audience takes on new importance when performance is reconceived as a dialectical activity. The authors combine theatre history and cultural analysis with examinations of plays and productions to explore how those involved in early modern productions conceived of their audience, how audiences shaped the dramas they watched, and even... more...

  • Make Your Show A Success: Teach Yourselfby Nicholas Gibbs

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 22.56

    Wherever your theatre interests lies, this is an essential book for you. It covers a wide range of key issues, from tips on coping with first night nerves, to a full section on health and safety, to funding and taxation. Illustrated with handy guides to lighting and staging and containing essential resources, this book will enable you to have a successful... more...