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Theater

  • Rural Revisions of Golden Age Dramaby Elena García-Martín

    Bucknell University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This work examines important social, geo-political, cultural and artistic components involving the staging, both past and contemporary, rural and urban, amateur and professional, of some of the most relevant Spanish Golden Age historical plays. more...

  • Do You Know Who I Am?by Tim Pigott-Smith

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 16.99

    From his appearance as Ronald Merrick in the television adaptation of The Jewel in the Crown to his recent role in the hit play King Charles III , Tim Pigott-Smith has been recognised as one of Britain's most loved contemporary actors. On stage his work encompassed the Bristol Old Vic, Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre, West End and Broadway.... more...

  • Theatrical Topographiesby Sarah M. Misemer

    Bucknell University Press 2017; US$ 85.00

    This book on contemporary theater and performance examines how independent theater in Uruguay is marked by points of crisis as shifting networks of power among economic, political, historical, legal, cultural, literary, and gender worlds collide. more...

  • World Theories of Theatreby Glenn A. Odom

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    World Theories of Theatre expands the horizons of theatrical theory beyond the West, providing the tools essential for a truly global approach to theatre. Identifying major debates in theatrical theory from around the world, combining discussions of the key theoretical questions facing theatre studies with extended excerpts from primary materials,... more...

  • London in a Boxby Odai Johnson

    University of Iowa Press 2017; US$ 65.00

    If one went looking for the tipping point in the prelude to the American Revolution, it would not be the destruction of the tea in Boston Harbor, or the blockade of Boston by British warships, or even the gathering of the first Continental Congress; rather, it was the Congress?s decision in late October of 1774 to close the theatres. In this remarkable... more...

  • Staging Blackness and Performing Whiteness in Eighteenth-Century German Dramaby Wendy Sutherland

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Focusing on eighteenth-century cultural productions, Wendy Sutherland examines how representations of race in philosophy, anthropology, aesthetics, drama, and court painting influenced the construction of a white bourgeois German self. Sutherland positions her work within the framework of the transatlantic slave trade, showing that slavery, colonialism,... more...

  • Stop the Show!by Brad Schreiber

    Da Capo Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    Stop the Show! is the first book to assemble humorous, frightening and bizarre anecdotes about the history of all that went wrong during live theatrical productions in the U.S. and the United Kingdom. It is the publishing equivalent of TV bloopers for the legitimate stage. This book includes stories from top directors, actors, playwrights and technicians... more...

  • Performance art in Eastern Europe since 1960by Amy Bryzgel

    Manchester University Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    This is the first comprehensive academic study of the history of performance art in Eastern Europe. It is a comparative study that covers 21 countries across the region, highlighting the unique contribution of these artists to the genre of performance art. It proposes that artists from Eastern Europe were both connected to and independent of developments... more...

  • Experiencing Drama in the English Renaissanceby Akihiro Yamada

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book investigates the complex interactions, through experiencing drama, of readers and audiences in the English Renaissance. Around 1500 an absolute majority of population was illiterate. Henry VIII?s religious reformation changed this cultural structure of society. ?The Act for the Advancement of True Religion? of 1543, which prohibited the... more...

  • Black Movementsby Soyica Diggs Colbert

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 27.95

    Black Movements analyzes how artists and activists of recent decades reference earlier freedom movements in order to imagine and produce a more expansive and inclusive democracy. Through an exploration of the way that black movements create circuits connecting people across space and time, Colbert offers important interventions into performance,... more...