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History & Criticism

  • Anthropocosmic Theatreby Nichos Nunez

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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 Northby Mel Atkey

    Dundurn 2006; US$ 9.99

    An historical chronicle of Canadian musicals and the composers, lyricists, actors, and producers who brought them to life across Canada. more...

  • Broadway Yearbook, 1999-2000by Steven Suskin

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    This irreverent guide to the theatrical season presents a comprehensive discussion of forty-six shows-including Broadway and non-Broadway productions-and features not only dates and names but also the stories behind the statistics. Suskin has provided a unique and detailed record of the season's memorable moments, high points, and low points. Written... more...

  • Broadway Yearbook 2001-2002by Steven Suskin

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    Called the "theater equivalent of longtime New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael" by Matinee Magazine, critic and producer Steven Suskin chronicles the 2001-2002 theater season in his latest installment in the Broadway Yearbook series. Commenting with wit and erudition on each show that opened on Broadway between May 2001 and May 2002, Suskin's vivid... more...

  • Carry on Understudiesby Michelene Wandor

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 30.95

    `one hell of a seminal read ... Here is a book that grapples, with energy, ingenuity and terrific intellectual rigour, with a bewildering forest of issues around gender and politics ... illuminating, insightful, perceptive.' - Women's Review more...

  • Censorship of the American Theatre in the Twentieth Centuryby John H. Houchin

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    This book explores the impact of censorship in twentieth-century American theatre. 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...

  • Contemporary Theatres in Europeby Joe Kelleher; Nicholas Ridout

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95

    Through specific examples, case studies and essays by specialist writers, academics, and a new generation of theatre researchers, this collection of specially commissioned essays looks at current theatre practices across Europe. From Théatre du Soleil to Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio , the authors reconsider the possibilities of theatre practice,... 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...