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Theater

  • Getting Offby Stephen Nunns; Lee Breuer

    Theatre Communications Group 2017; US$ 18.99

    A revelatory new guide from one of theatre?s most revered artists. more...

  • Courtesans and Cuckoldsby James T. Henke

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.00

    This title, first published in 1979, is a glossary of the bawdy vocabulary that was used in Renaissance Drama. One of the primary functions of this gloss of literary bawdy is to interpret imaginative uses of the language rather than simply record the generally accepted uses and meanings, with its principal task to make the dialogue of the plays more... more...

  • The Director as Collaboratorby Robert Knopf

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    The Director as Collaborator teaches essential directing skills while emphasizing how directors and theater productions benefit from collaboration. Good collaboration occurs when the director shares responsibility for the artistic creation with the entire production team, including actors, designers, stage managers, and technical staff. Leadership... more...

  • Imagined Theatresby Daniel Sack

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 140.00

    Imagined Theatres collects theoretical dramas written by some of the leading scholars and artists of the contemporary stage. These dialogues, prose poems, and microfictions describe imaginary performance events that explore what might be possible and impossible in the theatre. Each scenario is mirrored by a brief accompanying reflection, asking... more...

  • Enchanted Showsby Elissa Hare

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    The book, first published in 1988, examines the role of magic in Elizabethan and Shakespearean theatre. The author observes how certain plays, including Shakespeare?s A Midsummer Night?s Dream and The Tempest, rationalise the unrealism and improbabilities typical of romantic comedy as miracles wrought by specifically magical intervention. The... more...

  • The Complete Book of 2000s Broadway Musicalsby Dan Dietz

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 124.99

    In this book, Dan Dietz examines in detail every musical that opened on Broadway during the 2000s, including Avenue Q , Billy Elliott , The Full Monty , In the Heights , Jersey Boys , Mary Poppins , Next to Normal , The Producers , Rock of Ages , Spamalot , Spring Awakening , The 25 th Annual Putnam County... more...

  • Jack Nicholson - The Biographyby John Parker

    John Blake Publishing 2017; US$ 7.49

    As he turns eighty, Jack Nicholson can look back on a career that has spanned over six decades. With iconic roles in Easy Rider, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The Shining and The Departed to name but a few, he has exhibited an astonishing range in all and remains arguably our greatest living actor. This comprehensive biography explores Nicholson's... more...

  • Appropriating Shakespeareby Louise Geddes

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2017; US$ 84.99

    Appropriating Shakespeare argues that the vibrant history of Pyramus and Thisbe as an independent text affirms the place of artist as both consumer and producer of Shakespeare. The playlet?s four-century history is one that identifies Shakespeare?s value as a transformative agent of aesthetic inquiry. more...

  • World Theatreby E. J. Westlake

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 24.95

    World Theatre: The Basics presents a well-rounded introduction to non-Western theatre, exploring the history and current practice of theatrical traditions in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Oceania, the Caribbean, and the non-English-speaking cultures of the Americas. Featuring a selection of case studies and examples from each region, it helps the... more...

  • Ben Jonsonby Rosalind Miles

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.00

    The extraordinary character of Ben Jonson has only recently been brought into the light. Critics traditionally exalted Shakespeare, at Jonson?s expense. In this biography, first published in 1986, the author presents a full and accurate account of Jonson?s life in modern times. Rosalind Miles follows Jonson from his obscure beginnings to his burial... more...