General works on drama and the stage

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What is Scenography?

Pamela Howard's What is Scenography? has become a classic text in contemporary theatre design and...

Kazan on Directing

Elia Kazan was the twentieth century’s most celebrated director of both stage and screen, and this...

Scenic Design and Lighting Techniques: A Basic Guide for Theatre

Basic. This is the key word in Scenic Design and Lighting Tecniques: A Basic Guide for Theatre,...


What is implied when we refer to the study of performing arts as 'drama', 'theatre' or...

Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre: Foreword by Ang Lee

This approach, honed after years of on-set experience and from teaching at UCLA, NYU, and Columbia,...

Visuality in the Theatre: The Locus of Looking

This book presents an exploration of the under-explored terrain of visuality, demonstrating the use...

Drama Stage and Audience

This book will appeal to students, actors and directors of drama, as well as the theatregoers.

How to Start Your Own Theater Company

With hands-on advice and instruction from an experienced actor and theater director, this pragmatic,...

British Pantomime Performance: British Pantomime Performance

British Pantomime Performance

British Pantomime Performance


This original analysis of contemporary British pantomime addresses the question of how pantomime...

The Process of Drama: Negotiating Art and Meaning

The Process of Drama

Negotiating Art and Meaning


The Process of Drama provides an original and invaluable model of the elements of drama in context,...