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  • 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...

  • The Critics' Canonby Richard Palmer

    ABC-CLIO 1988; US$ 104.00

    Palmer clearly states that his purpose is to explain 1the ways of critics to theatre practitioners, the ways of theatre to inexperienced reviewers, and the dynamic convergence of theatre and critic to anyone interested in theatre.' . . . The work is a well-written `primer' for writers and it will be useful primarily to performers who object... more...

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

    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...

  • Make Your Show A Success: Teach Yourselfby Nicholas Gibbs

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 26.00

    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...

  • Before the Parade Passes Byby John Anthony Gilvey

    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...

  • Automata and Mimesis on the Stage of Theatre Historyby Kara Reilly

    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...

  • The Book of Mormonby Trey Parker; Robert Lopez; Matt Stone

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 35.99

    Hello. I would like to share with you the most amazing book. In celebration of the making of The Book of Mormon , the authors, production team, and entire original cast recount their experiences as they grew their show from the initial idea to opening night on Broadway. With the complete book and lyrics annotated by the full creative team and... more...