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  • Plays in Timeby Karen Malpede

    Intellect Books Ltd 2017; US$ 25.80

    With commentaries by Marvin Carlson, Christen Clifford, Rebecca Gordon, Cindy Rosenthal, Najla Said and Alexander M. Schlutz. more...

  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carouselby Tim Carter

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    Carousel (1945) was Rodgers and Hammerstein's second collaboration following their hugely successful Oklahoma! (1943). Based on Ferenc Molnár's play, Liliom (1909), it took Broadway musical theater in far darker directions given its subject and extensive music. Here we discover how it came about, and what it was trying to achieve. more...

  • A Body of Beckettby Lisa Dwan

    Little, Brown Book Group 2017; US$ 17.99


  • Blood on the Stage, 1800 to 1900by Amnon Kabatchnik

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 142.00

    This volume examines the key representations of transgression drama produced between 1800 and 1900. Arranged in chronological order, the entries consist of plot summary (often including significant dialogue), performance data (if available), opinions by critics and scholars, and other features. more...

  • Inter Views in Performance Philosophyby Anna Street; Julien Alliot; Magnolia Pauker

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 95.62

    This book offers a glimpse of new perspectives on how philosophy performs in the gaps between thinking and acting. Bringing together perspectives from world-renowned contemporary philosophers and theorists – including Judith Butler, Alphonso Lingis, Catherine Malabou, Jon McKenzie, Martin Puchner, and Avital Ronell – this book engages with the emerging... more...

  • The Theatre of the Bauhausby Melissa Trimingham

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on the work of painter, choreographer and scenic designer Oskar Schlemmer, the "Master Magician" and leader of the Theatre Workshop, this book explains this "theatre of high modernism" and its historical role in design and performance studies; further, it connects the Bauhaus exploration of space with contemporary stages and contemporary... more...

  • Global Insights on Theatre Censorshipby Catherine O'Leary; Diego Santos Sánchez; Michael Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Theatre has always been subject to a wide range of social, political, moral, and doctrinal controls, with authorities and social groups imposing constraints on scripts, venues, staging, acting, and reception. Focusing on a range of countries and political regimes, this book examines the many forms that theatre censorship has taken in the 20th century... more...

  • Musical Theaterby Alyson McLamore

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 120.00

    Musical Theater: An Appreciation , Second Edition offers a history of musical theater from its operating origins to the Broadway shows of today, combined with an in-depth study of the musical styles that paralleled changes on stage. Alyson McLamore teaches readers how to listen to both the words and the music of the stage musical, enabling them... more...

  • Stanislavski in Practiceby Nick O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Stanislavski in Practice is an unparalleled step-by-step guide to Stanislavski’s system. Author Nick O’Brien makes this cornerstone of acting accessible to teachers and students alike through the use of practical exercises that allow students to develop their skills. This second edition offers more exercises for the actor, and also new sections... more...

  • Eroding the Language of Freedomby Farah Ali

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Let down by the uncertainties of memory, language, and their own family units, the characters in Harold Pinter’s plays endure persistent struggles to establish their own identities. Eroding the Language of Freedom re-examines how identity is shaped in these plays, arguing that the characters’ failure to function as active members of society speaks... more...