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  • Broadway Yearbook 1999-2000by Steven Suskin

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 44.99

    We define our conscious experience by constructing narratives about ourselves and the people with whom we interact. Narrative pervades our lives--conscious experience is not merely linked to the number and variety of personal stories we construct with each other within a cultural frame, but is subsumed by them. The claim, however, that narrative constructions... more...

  • A Boal Companionby Jan Cohen-Cruz; Mady Schutzman

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 46.95

    This carefully constructed and thorough collection of theoretical engagements with Augusto Boal?s work is the first to look ?beyond Boal? and critically assesses the Theatre of the Opressed (TO) movement in context. A Boal Companion looks at the cultural practices which inform TO and explore them within a larger frame of cultural politics and... more...

  • Broadway Yearbook 2001-2002by Steven Suskin

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 37.99

    In this record of each show that opened on Broadway between May 2001 and May 2002, Suskin presents descriptions and commentary along with credits and cast lists, and finishes with dates and length of run, performance and preview totals as compiled by the League of American Theaters and Producers, plus grosses and profit/loss information. more...

  • Radical Initiatives in Interventionist and Community Dramaby Peter Billingham

    Intellect 2005; US$ 10.00

    This new series of cutting edge critical essays and articles in issues concerning Drama and Performance opens with Volume I, which will focus on issues of Interventionist Drama and related examples of Drama as Community. The list of contributors is impressive and quite consciously eclectic, ranging from established scholars such as Dr. Lionel Pilkington... more...

  • Theatre and Performance in Digital Cultureby Matthew Causey

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Theatre and Performance in Digital Culture examines the recent history of advanced technologies, including new media, virtual environments, weapons systems and medical innovation, and considers how theatre, performance and culture at large have evolved within those systems. The book examines the two Iraq wars, 9/11 and the War on Terror through... more...

  • Post-Colonial Dramaby Helen Gilbert; Joanne Tompkins

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95

    Post-Colonial Drama is the first full-length study to address the ways in which performance has been instrumental in resisting the continuing effects of imperialism. It brings to bear the latest theoretical approaches from post-colonial and performance studies to a range of plays from Australia, Africa, Canada, New Zealand, the Caribbean and other... more...

  • A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatreby Christopher Innes

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatre provides essential primary sources which document one of the key movements in modern theatre. Christopher Innes has selected three writers to exemplify the movement, and six plays in particular: * Henrik Ibsen - A Dolls House and Hedda Gabler * Anton Chekhov - The Seagull and The Cherry Orchard * George... more...

  • Theory/Theatre: An Introductionby Mark Fortier

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 30.95

    Theory/Theatre: An Introduction provides a unique and engaging introduction to literary theory as it relates to theatre and performance. Mark Fortier lucidly examines current theoretical approaches, from semiotics, poststructuralism, to cultural materialism, postcolonial studies and feminist theory. Drawing upon examples from Shakespeare and Aphra... more...

  • Enter The Bodyby Carol Chillington Rutter

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95

    Enter the Body offers a series of provocative case studies of the work women's bodies do on Shakespeare's intensely body-conscious stage. Rutter's topics are sex, death, race, gender, culture, politics, and the excessive performative body that exceeds the playtext it inhabits. As well as drawing upon vital primary documents from Shakespeare's day,... more...

  • Contemporary Feminist Theatresby Lizbeth Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    Contemporary Feminist Theatres is a major evaluation of the forms feminism has taken in the theatre since 1968. Lizbeth Goodman provides a provocative and interdisciplinary study of the development of feminist theatres in Britain. She examines the treatment of key issues such as gender, race, sexuality, language and power in performance. Based on... more...