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  • Community Performance: An Introductionby Petra Kuppers

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95

    Community Performance: An Introduction is a comprehensive and accessible practice-based primer for students and practitioners of community arts, dance and theatre. It is both a classroom-friendly textbook and a handbook for the practitioner, perfectly answering the needs of a field where teaching is orientated around practice. Offering a toolkit... more...

  • African Drama and Performanceby John Conteh-Morgan; Tejumola Olaniyan

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 17.55

    African Drama and Performance is a collection of innovative and wide-ranging essays that bring conceptually fresh perspectives, from both renowned and emerging voices, to the study of drama, theatre, and performance in Africa. Topics range from studies of major dramatic authors and formal literary dramas... more...

  • The A to Z of the Broadway Musicalby William A. Everett; Paul R. Laird

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.50

    Since the latter part of the 19th century, the Broadway musical has remained one of the most popular genres in entertainment and its history is related in detail in The A to Z of the Broadway Musical. Through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and 900 dictionary entries on Broadway shows, playwrights, directors, producers, designers,... 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...

  • Children's Theaterby Kelly Eggers; Walter Eggers

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 66.50

    This book introduces readers to the world of children's theater by highlighting one specific model, The Oyster River Players, a small children's theater company in New Hampshire. By exploring the history and dynamics of their own theater company, authors Kelly and Walter Eggers apply broader implications, expanding their focus to include children's... more...

  • Recovering Shakespeare's Theatrical Vocabularyby Alan C. Dessen

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 29.00

    Dessen investigates what a playgoer actually saw on stage at the first performance of, for example, Hamlet or Macbeth. more...

  • African Theatre for Developmentby Kamal Salhi

    Intellect Books Ltd 1998; US$ 25.00

    This book acts as a forum for investigating how African Theatre works and what its place is in this postmodern society. It provides the subject with a degree of detail unmatched in previous books, reflecting a new approach to the study of the performing arts in this region. The book provides an opportunity to discover contemporary material from experts,... more...

  • Playing across a Divideby Benjamin Brinner

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 20.99

    Playing Across A Divide considers the circumstances and networks that nourished Israeli-Palestinian musical collaborations from 1991 to 2003, analyzing innovative musical syntheses. It proposes that linking networks of Jewish and Arab musicians, creating new musical expression, and enacting culturally productive musical alliances offer models for... more...

  • The Life of a Textby Philip Lutgendorf

    University of California Press 1991; US$ 73.95

    The Life of a Text offers a vivid portrait of one community's interaction with its favorite text—the epic Ramcaritmanas —and the way in which performances of the epic function as a flexible and evolving medium for cultural expression. Anthropologists, historians of religion, and readers interested in the culture of North India and the performance... more...

  • Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatreby Lenore DeKoven

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 29.95

    This approach, honed after years of on-set experience and from teaching at UCLA, NYU, and Columbia, and endorsed by many in the industry, including director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and producer/actor Edward Asner, aims to provide a helpful reference and resource for directors and actors alike. It combines underlying... more...