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- Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 8.74
"An entertainer with few equals." Daily Mail "Creasingly Funny." The Times Described by Sir Paul McCartney as ‘the man who makes clouds disappear’, Victor Spinetti is one of Britain’s best-loved and most outrageous performers. He became known to the Sixties generation through his comedic roles in the landmark Beatles films and the... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 7.62
Hauptbeschreibung Lange Zeit fand der Antisemitismusvorwurf gegen Shakespeares "Kaufmann von Venedig" wenig Beachtung: Er wurde übersehen, so lange antijüdische Ressentiments zum gesellschaftlichen Konsens gehörten - er wurde verleugnet, so lange Shakespeares Werk zum Ideal einer reinen Dichtungskunst stilisiert wurde. Nicht zufällig waren es dann... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
?Zbigniew Cynkutis? writings constitute invaluable testimony of his work with Jerzy Grotowski during the ?theatre of productions? phase and beyond. Cynkutis? insights elucidate aspects of the Laboratory Theatre?s praxis and provide a unique perspective on the questions most often asked about Grotowski. Authored by one of the Laboratory Theatre?s most... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00
Kentucky emerged as a prime site for theatrical activity in the early nineteenth century. Most towns, even quite small ones, constructed increasingly elaborate opera houses, which stood as objects of local pride and symbols of culture. These theaters often hosted amateur performances, providing a forum for talent and a focus for community social life.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Examining theatre economics, rhetorical acting, cross-dressing, the staging of 'self', and the alignment of motherhood and work, this book reveals how actresses drew on changing models of gender to achieve phenomenal levels of success over the eighteenth-century. By doing so it sheds new light on the cultural significance of female performance. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Cecil Davies' The Adelphi Players: The Theatre of Persons represents a uniquely interesting contribution to our understanding of touring British theatre in the mid-twentieth-century, post-war period. This book will interest everyone - whether student, academic or general reader - who wants to know more about issues concerning the recent history of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
In this lively and varied tribute to Martin Banham, Layiwola has assembled critical commentaries and two plays which focus primarily on Nigerian theatre - both traditional and contemporary. Dele Layiwola , Dapo Adelugba and Sonny Oti trace the beginnings of the School of Drama in 1960, at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, where Martin Banham... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
African Theatres & Performances looks at four specific performance forms in Africa and uses this to question the tendency to employ western frames of reference to analyze and appreciate theatrical performance. The book examines: masquerade theatre in Eastern Nigeria the trance and possession ritual theatre of the Hausa of Northern Nigeria ... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57
<div>Alastair sim was an energetic character both on and off the screen. His idiosyncratic style of acting in films such as 'The Belles of St Trinian's' endeared him to a cinema-going audience desperate to escape the day-to-day dreariness of an invasive, bureaucratic post-war Britain. In private, he was a curiously contradictory character,... more...