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  • Performing Violenceby Birgit Beumers; Mark Lipovetsky

    Intellect 2009; US$ 20.00

    New Russian Drama began its rise at the end of the twentieth century, following a decline in dramatic writing in Russia that stemmed back to the 1980s. Authors Beumers and Lipovetsky examine the representation of violence in these new dramatic works penned by young Russian playwrights. Performing Violence is the first English-language study of the... more...

  • Yuri Lyubimov: Thirty Years at the Taganka Theatreby B. Beumers

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 75.95

    A study of Yury Lyubimov's tempestuous career and his style of theatre. This work traces the development of his ideas, from his arrival at the Taganka Theatre in 1964 through to his explusion in 1984, and his period of exile in the West until his return in 1989 to a much-changed Russia. more...

  • Michael Chekhovby Franc Chamberlain

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95

    This volume provides, for the first time, a fully comprehensive introduction to Chekov's life and times, his most notable productions, his classic writings and his practical exercises. more...

  • Vsevolod Meyerholdby Jonathan Pitches

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95

    This is the first book to combine a biographical introduction to Meyerhold's life, his theoretical writings, analysis of 'Revisor, or The Government Inspector' and the 'biomechanical' exercises he developed for actor training. more...

  • Popular Theater and Society in Tsarist Russiaby Tony Swift

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 57.95

    This is the most comprehensive study available of the popular theater that developed during the last decades of tsarist Russia. Swift examines the origins and significance of the new "people's theaters" that were created for the lower classes in St. Petersburg and Moscow between 1861 and 1917. His extensively researched study, full of anecdotes from... more...

  • Moscow Performancesby John Freedman

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    Moscow Performances bring to life the diversity, energy, and imagination of Russian theater. Focussing on the work of Moscow's leading directors, it gives reviews key productions and opinionated responses to Moscow stage developments in the more...

  • Moscow Performances IIby John Freedman

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95

    This book, generously illustrated with photographs looks at the debut of promising new artists and directors at the Moscow Art Theatre 1996-97 season, and offers a wealth of insight into the latest developments in Russian theatre. more...

  • Revolutionary Theatreby Robert Leach

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95

    The first full-length study of the dynamic theatre created in Russia in the aftermath of the Bolshevik revolution. more...

  • The Path Of The Actorby Michael Chekhov; Andrei A. Kirillov; Bella Merlin

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    Full of illuminating anecdotes and witty accounts, this is the first English translation of Chekhov's two-volume autobiography. Two leading Russian scholars present an extensive and authoritative account of this great actor and extraordinary man. more...

  • Stanislavsky and female actorsby Maria Ignatieva

    University Press of America 2008; US$ 32.99

    Stanislavsky and Female Actors is the exploration of Stanislavsky's artistic and personal relationship with the leading actresses of the Moscow Art Theatre. It seeks to portray their life-long artistic dialogue and offers a new biographical study of the previously unknown spheres of Stanislavsky's life, as well as the lives of the Moscow Art Theatre's... more...