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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95
All books in the Routledge Performance Practitioners series are carefully designed to enable the reader to understand the work of a key practitioner. They provide the first step towards critical understanding and a springboard for further study for students on twentieth century, contemporary theatre and theatre history courses. Michael Chekhov's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95
All books in the Routledge Performance Practitioners series are carefully designed to enable the reader to understand the work of a key practitioner. They provide the first step towards critical understanding and a springboard for further study for students on twentieth century, contemporary theatre and theatre history courses. This is the first... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95
The reviews and features collected in John Freedman's Moscow Performances bring to life the diversity, energy, and imagination of Russian theater as few books have done before. While focusing on the work of Moscow's leading directors - Pyotr Fomenko, Kama Ginkas, Valery Fokin, Anatoly Vasilyev, Konstantin Raikin, Sergei Zhenovach, Yury Lyubimov,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95
This is a collection of John Freedman's reviews and articles, most originally written for the Moscow Times, in which he focuses his expert critical eye on the directors, writers and actors who held centre stage during the 1996-97 theatre season in Moscow. The book looks at the debut of promising new artists and directors at the Moscow Art Theatre... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95
Revolutionary Theatre is the first full-length study of the dynamic theatre created in Russia in the aftermath of the Bolshevik Revolution. Fired by social and political as well as artistic zeal, a group of directors, playwrights, actors and organisers collected around the charismatic Vsevolod Meyerhold. Their aim was to achieve in the theatre what... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 51.95
This is the first English translation of Michael Chekhov?s two-volume autobiography, combining The Path of the Actor (1927) and extensive extracts from his later volume Life and Encounters . Full of illuminating anecdotes and insightful observations involving prominent characters from the MAT and the European theatre of the early twentieth century,... more...
- UPA 2008; US$ 32.99
She deftly arranges her selected material into a coherent and cohesive narrative, resulting in a work that is informative, engaging, and delightful to read. The book functions both as a valuable resource for the scholar of Russian theater and as a cogentand thoroughly accessible introduction to the life of Stanislavsky, his female actresses, and the... more...
- Intellect 2011; US$ 20.00
Theatre in Passing explores spaces of performance in contemporary Moscow. Inspired by French philosopher Michel de Certeaus model of a 'second, poetic geography' in which the walker - the everyday practitioner - invents the space observed by the voyeur, this book takes the reader on a tour of spaces of performance in contemporary Moscow.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Modern international studies of world theatre and drama have begun to acknowledge the Arab world only after the contributions of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Within the Arab world, the contributions of Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco to modern drama and to post-colonial expression remain especially neglected, a problem that this book addresses. more...