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  • Edward Gordon Craig: A Vision of Theatreby Christopher Innes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Edward Gordon Craig's ideas regarding set and lighting have had an enormous impact on the development of the theatre we know today. In this new and updated edition of his well-known study of Edward Gordon Craig, Professor Christopher Innes shows how Craig's stage work and theoretical writings were crucial to the development of modern theatre. This... more...

  • Signs of Performanceby Colin Counsell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Signs of Performance provides the beginning student with working examples of theatrical analysis. Its range covers the whole of twentieth century theatre, from Stanislavski to Brecht and Samuel Beckett to Robert Wilson. Colin Counsell takes an historical look at theatre as a cultural practice, clearly tracing connections between: * Key practitioners'... more...

  • The Radical in Performanceby Baz Kershaw

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The Radical in Performance investigates the crisis in contemporary theatre, and celebrates the subversive in performance. It is the first full-length study to explore the link between a western theatre which, says Kershaw, is largely outdated and the blossoming of postmodern performance, much of which has a genuinely radical edge. In staying focused... more...

  • Stage Lighting Handbookby Francis Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    The Stage Lighting Handbook is well established as the classic practical lighting guide. The book explains the process of designing lighting for all forms of stage production and describes the equipment used. This new edition includes up-to-date information on new equipment and discusses its impact on working methods. more...

  • Experimental Theatreby James Roose-Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    `It is a pleasure to read. Well-written, free of cant, impressively wide-ranging. The book is really an introduction to the avant-garde.' - John Lahr more...

  • The Moscow Art Theatre Lettersby Jean Benedetti

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00

    Moscow Art Theatre Letters tells the real story of the Moscow Art Theatre, from its origin at the turn of the century through its first forty years. Jean Benedetti presents the historical record first-hand in this collection of the letters of the main protagonists. Many are available in English for the first time--all will come as a revelation to... more...

  • Conference of the Birdsby John Heilpern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    Conference of the Birds is John Heilpern's true story of an extraordinary journey. In December 1972, the director Peter Brook and an international troupe of actors (Helen Mirren and Yoshi Oida among them) left their Paris base to emerge again in the Sahara desert. It was the start of an 8,500-mile expedition through Africa without precedent in the... more...

  • Designing for the Theatreby Francis Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    Now in its second edition, Designing for the Theatre has established itself as the authoritative introduction to the processes of design for the theatre. Covering the contribution which can be made by costume, sets, props and lighting to a stage production, the author explains the purpose and process involved in their design. Included in this... more...

  • The High School Theatre Teacher's Survival Guideby Raina S. Ames

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    A reference for high school theatre teachers covering both curricular and extracurricular problems ? everything from how to craft a syllabus for a theatre class to what to say to parents about a student's participation in a school play. more...

  • Stage Managementby Daniel Bond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.95

    This popular book describes in detail a stage manager's job. It provides those just starting out in the profession with a solid grounding in theatre stage management practices and procedures. The disciplines of lighting, set design and sound are discussed but the main focus is the management of these elements and the processes and scheduling that go... more...