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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Applying current political theory on nationhood and methods established by recent performance studies, this study sheds new light on the role the public theatre played in the rise of English national identity around 1600. It situates selected history plays in the context of non-fictional texts - historiographies, chorographies and political treatises... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95
Anne Bogart is an award-winning theatre maker, and a best-selling writer of books about theatre, art, and cultural politics. In this her latest collection of essays she explores the story-telling impulse, and asks how she, as a ?product of postmodernism?, can reconnect to the primal act of making meaning and telling stories. She also asks how theatre... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 49.99
This book is a detailed consideration of the various projects composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz has worked on throughout his career. Paul R. Laird discusses in length Schwartz?s major shows, including Godspell, Pippin , and Wicked , and also considers Schwartz?s other projects, including the music and lyrics for such animated features as ... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 94.99
The book examines in specific detail every Broadway musical which opened during the seminal decade of the 1960s, a decade which encompassed traditional musicals (such as Hello, Dolly! ) as well as iconoclastic ones ( Hair ). Besides technical information, the book includes extensive commentary for all 268 musicals which opened during the decade.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Works of theatre that depict grievous histories derive their force from making audible voices of the past. Such performances, theatrical or tourist, require the attentive belief of spectators. This engaging new study explores how theatricality works in each instance and how 'playing the part' of the listener can be understood in ethical terms. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95
This is the first volume in English to be devoted entirely to Polish Romantic drama. It contains translations of three major plays: Forefathers; Eve, Part III, by Adam Mickiewics; The Un-Divine Comedy by Zygmunt Krasinski; and Fantazy by Juliusz Slowacki. In his highly informative introduction, Professor Segel discusses the plays against the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.00
William Esper, one of the most celebrated acting teachers of our time, takes us through his step-by-step approach to the central challenge of advanced acting work: creating and playing a character. Esper?s first book, The Actor?s Art and Craft , earned praise for describing the basics taught in his famous first-year acting class. The Actor?s Guide... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Multi-media charts the development of multi-media video, installation and performance in a unique dialogue between theoretical analysis and specially commissioned documentations by some of the world?s foremost artists. Nick Kaye explores the interdisciplinary history and character of experimental practices shaped in exchanges between music, installation,... more...