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- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 34.95
Essays in part one of Theatre History Studies, Vol. 35 address theatrical production in very specific historical contexts, among them German theatre ?from the rubble of Berlin? and German nationalist mass spectacles. Essays in part two are devoted to the theme of ?Rethinking the Maternal? in contemporary and historical theatre. Also included is... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2016; US$ 55.00
What does it mean to perform whiteness in the postcolonial era? To answer this question?crucial for understanding the changing meanings of race in the twenty-first century?Megan Lewis examines the ways that members of South Africa?s Afrikaner minority have performed themselves into, around, and out of power from the colonial period to the postcolony.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
The study of early drama has undergone a quiet revolution in the last four decades, radically altering critical approaches to form, genre, and canon. Drawing on disciplines from art history to musicology and reception studies, The Routledge Research Companion to Early Drama and Performance reconsiders early "drama" as a mixed mode entertainment... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 24.99
This book presents a comprehensive look at musical theater participation across varied contexts. It is based on a decade of research including observations, interviews, document analysis, and video reflections. From Backpacks to Broadway examines experiences across a diverse group of over 70 children across ages, socio-economic contexts, race,... more...
- Dover Publications 2016; US$ 8.95
Generations of entertainers have amused audiences of children and adults with the art of hand shadows, using only a light source and their own two hands to form immediately recognizable profiles of people and animals. Lovers of nostalgia and aspiring hand shadow artists will delight in this facsimile of a 1913 book, which features more than 50 hand... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 34.95
The Stage Manager?s Toolkit provides a comprehensive account of the role of the stage manager for live theatre with a focus on both written and verbal communication best practices. The book outlines the duties of the stage manager and assistant stage manager throughout a production, discussing not only what to do but why. The book identifies communication... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95
Many beginning and hobbyist costumers believe that professional costume/prop builders have unlimited and specialized resources with which to ply their craft. Actually, the pros create things in much the same way that hobbyists do, working as resourcefully and creatively as possible with a limited budget. Creating the Character Costume dives into... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
From Aristotle?s theory of tragic katharsis onwards, theorists of the theatre have long engaged with the question of what spectatorship entails. This question has, directly or indirectly, often been extended to the investigation of acting. Acting, Spectating, and the Unconscious approaches the unconscious aspects of spectatorship and acting afresh.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
This book studies the uses of orality in Italian society, across all classes, from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century, with an emphasis on the interrelationships between oral communication and the written word. The Introduction provides an overview of the topic as a whole and links the chapters together. Part 1 concerns public life in the states... more...
- Allworth Press 2016; US$ 22.99
Technical Theater for Nontechnical People helps actors, directors, stage managers, producers, and event planners understand every aspect of technical theaterfrom scenery, lighting, and sound to props, costumes, and stage management. In this thoroughly revised new edition, the popular guide firmly embraces the digital age with new content about digital... more...