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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Performing Ground explores camouflage as a performance practice, arguing that the act of blending into one's environment is central to the ways we negotiate our identities through space. The book offers a critically rich investigation of how the performative practice of camouflage renders the politics of space, power, and gender (in)visible. more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 13.11
The leading British writer-director of his generation, David Hare is also one of the most productive. The last two years have seen the outstanding success of two stage plays, The Secret Rapture and Racing Demon , and the release of two films, Paris by Night and Strapless . The pieces collected here, written left-handed, form both a concealed... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 23.99
Sarah Ruhl is a mother of three and one of America?s best-known playwrights. She has written a stunningly original book of essays whose concerns range from the most minimal and personal subjects to the most encompassing matters of art and culture. The titles themselves speak to the volume?s uniqueness: ?On lice,? ?On sleeping in the theater,? ?On... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
While remapping the region by examining enduring historical and cultural connections, this study discusses multiple traditions and practices of theatre and performance in five South Asian countries within their specific political and socio-cultural contexts. more...
- 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...
- 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$ 26.11
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...