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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
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...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 28.00
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...
- St. Martin's Press 2005; US$ 8.99
During the Golden Age of the Broadway musical, few director-choreographers could infuse a new musical with dance and movement in quite the way Gower Champion could. From his earliest Broadway success with Bye Bye Birdie to his triumphant and bittersweet valedictory, 42nd Street , musicals directed by Champion filled the proscenium with life. At... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
The automaton, known today as the robot, can be seen as a metaphor for the historical period in which it is explored. Chapters include examinations of Iconoclasm's fear that art might surpass nature, the Cartesian mind/body divide, automata as objects of courtly desire, the uncanny Olympia, and the revolutionary Robots in post-WWI drama. more...
- Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2014; US$ 9.95
This revision of Garrison's pioneering book on writing and producing the 10-minute play is replete with advice and tips on creating successful work. Includes sample plays and templates for submission, and contact information for 10-minute-play festival opportunities. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 28.00
This book investigates the expanding parameters for site-specific performance to account for the form's increasing popularity in the twenty-first century. Leading practitioners and theorists interrogate issues of performance and site to broaden our understanding of the role that place plays in performance and the ways that performance influences it more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 18.94
'You have discovered a perishable treasure, and it is imperative to share it with other people before it fades... You have only one chance to get it right, while the impression is still fresh...' If critics often disagree among themselves over the merits of a given work, this is nothing compared to the wider argument about what the critic's... more...
- Ten Speed Press 2013; US$ 24.95
The first book of theater celebrity gossip, can you believe it? Here's the book that airs Broadway's dirty laundry! Inspired by the classic Hollywood Babylon (in print for more than forty years, more than 100,000 copies sold), Broadway Babylon presents a hyper-entertaining look at the Great White Way's biggest scandals, best-kept secrets, and most... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
The Author uses of extensive examples, showing how theatre, politics and personal perceptions intertwine, presenting us with a model for further discussion and study of similar social and artistic phenomena in other cultures. more...