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  • Changing the Performanceby Julia Rowntree

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    A result of many years of research and practice, Changing the Performance is a book about the arts and about business, and the interplay between the two. Julia Rowntree gives a fascinating account of her experiences forging the business sponsorship campaign at the London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT). Raising intriguing questions,... more...

  • Off Nevsky Prospektby Elena Markova

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Off Nevsky Prospekt is the first study to be published in English of the exceptionally rich and diverse theatre studio movement which has flourished in St Petersburg during the 1980s and '90s. Professor Markova charts the development of the theatre studios - from their beginnings as a reaction to the repressive atmosphere of the Soviet period and... more...

  • The Volksbuhne Movementby Cecil Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    This publication is the first comprehensive account in English of the history of the Freie Volksb^D"hne, founded in Berlin in 1890 through the interaction of Social Democracy and Theatrical Naturalism. Cecil Davies details the nationwide growth of the Volksb^D"hne Movement during the 1920s through the 1990s - including Germany's stormy history up to... more...

  • Flight 777by Ian Colvin

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99

    On 1 June 1943 Flight 777, a Douglas DC-3, en route from Lisbon to Britain, was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by German aircraft. Among the dead was the actor Leslie Howard, who had returned from Hollywood to England to help the British war effort. Also on board was Howard’s tax adviser, Alfred Chenhalls, who smoked cigars and looked remarkably... more...

  • British South Asian Theatreby Graham Ley; Sarah Dadswell

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book documents the presence of South Asians in theatre in Britain, a major aspect of British cultural life over the last thirty years. The work of many British Asian-led companies, including Tara Arts, Tamasha, Kali, Rasa and Rifco, is covered in detail. The book is a major contribution to the understanding of diasporic arts through one of the... more...

  • Grand Guignolby Richard J.Hand; Michael Wilson

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    The first part of this book, ‘An Introduction to the Grand-Guignol’, reconsiders the importance and influence of the Grand-Guignol within its social, cultural and historical contexts in the first attempt at a major evaluation of the genre as performance. The authors give full consideration to practical applications and to the challenges presented... more...

  • London's Grand Guignolby Richard Hand; Michael Wilson

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    London’s Grand Guignol—a macabre theatre of naturalistic horror—was established in the early 1920s at the Little Theatre in the West End. Eight series of plays were staged; in total forty-three plays were produced and many others written and refused a licence. London’s Grand Guignol and the Theatre of Horror considers the importance... more...

  • The Films of Danny Dyerby Jonathan Sothcott; James Mullinger

    Caffeine Nights Publishing 2014; US$ 10.99

    Danny Dyer is Britain?s most popular young film star. Idolized by Harold Pinter and with his films having taken nearly $50 million at theUK box office, Dyer is the most bankable star in British independent films with one in 10 of the country?s population owning one of his films on DVD. With iconic performances in such cult classicsas The Business... more...

  • Inszenierte Moderneby Tobias Becker

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 91.00

    Modern popular culture came to the world from the stage. Even before film and radio had established themselves, popular theater had developed into a commercial and boundary-crossing entertainment industry that reached a mass audience. Tobias Becker compares the theater landscapes of London and Berlin and points out the cultural exchanges that took... more...

  • Adolphe Appia: Artist and Visionary of the Modern Theatreby Richard C. Beacham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...