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Survey of Historic Costume

by Phyllis G. Tortora & Sara B. Marcketti

Survey of Historic Costume, 6th Edition, is the best-selling introduction to Western dress from the ancient world through the twenty-first century. Each chapter presents social, cross-cultural, environmental,...


Masterclass: Writing Comedy: Teach Yourself

by Lesley Bown

Masterclass: Write Great Comedy will reveal to both beginners and experienced writers the distinctive features that mark out comedy from other forms of creative writing. Having identified these, it will help...


Passionate Embrace: Faith, Flesh, Tango

by Sandra Vander Schaaf

Passionate Embrace: Faith, Flesh, Tango is a story of desire, intimacy, and transformation, set in the sumptuous world of Argentine Tango. Sandra Vander Schaaf shares the provocative tale of an unexpected love...


Ibsen in Practice: Relational Readings of Performance, Cultural Encounters and Power

by Frode Helland

The volume reveals an astonishing richness in the theatrical approaches to Ibsen across the world: it considers political theatre, institutional 'high art', theatre for development, queer and transgender theatre,...


Islands

by Caroline Horton

This is my world, I am the king, I make the rules and everyone else can go to hell. This is off-shore.

Oxfam estimate that there is $18.5 trillion siphoned out of the world economy into tax havens by wealthy...


The Outstanding Actor: Seven Keys to Success

by Ken Rea

Drawing on Ken Rea's 30 years' teaching experience and research, as well as interviews with top actors and directors, The Outstanding Actor identifies seven key qualities that the most successful actors manifest,...


SLUT: A Play and Guidebook for Combating Sexism and Sexual Violence

by Meg McInerney, Katie Cappiello & Jennifer Baumgardner

A riveting, true-to-life play and provocative essays examine rape and bullying culture, offering resources for survivors and bystanders.


Theatre and Evolution from Ibsen to Beckett

by Kirsten E. Shepherd-Barr

As early as the 1840s, playwrights incorporated evolutionary theory into their work, reacting to a scientific advancement that changed the world. This book follows evolutionary theory in mainstream European...


Robert Shaw

by John French & Richard Dreyfuss

Robert Shaw is most celebrated today as the Oscar-nominated star in movies like From Russia with Love, A Man For All Seasons, The Sting and – most memorably of all – as Quint in the record-breaking Jaws.

His...


The Authentic Actor: The Art and Business of Being Yourself

by Michael Laskin

Every year, thousands of actors struggle to navigate today's film and TV business while also wanting to grow as performers, as artists. These actors tend to be risk-takers, mold-breakers, and are interested...


William Shakespeare Complete Works

by William Shakespeare, Jonathan Bate & Eric Rasmussen

FROM THE WORLD FAMOUS ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY, THE FIRST AUTHORITATIVE, MODERNIZED, AND CORRECTED EDITION OF SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST FOLIO IN THREE CENTURIES.

Skillfully assembled by Shakespeare’s fellow actors...


Teatrophy: Three More Plays

by Peter Carlaftes

In Teatrophy: Three More Plays, critically-acclaimed playwright/author/poet Peter Carlaftes offers a trio of brilliant and intense modern plays that inspire on both page and stage. In “Anti,” Carlaftes explores...


Contemporary Welsh Plays: Tonypandemonium, The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning, Gardening: For the Unfulfilled and Alienated, Llwyth (in Welsh), Par

by Tim Price, Kate Wasserberg & Dafydd James

Recent years have seen an explosion of new Welsh writing for the stage. With the advent of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru in 2003 and the launch of National Theatre Wales in 2009, there has been a tectonic shift...


Applied Theatre: Research: Radical Departures

by Peter O'Connor & Michael Anderson

Applied Theatre: Research is the first book to consolidate thinking about applied theatre as research through a thorough investigation of ATAR as a research methodology. It will be an indispensable resource...


British Theatre and Performance 1900-1950

by Rebecca D'Monte

British theatre from the first half of the twentieth century is undergoing a critical reevaluation, with many high-profile theatre revivals of plays from the period in recent years. This book explains why by...


British Theatre Companies: 1995-2014: Mind the Gap, Kneehigh Theatre, Suspect Culture, Stan's Cafe, Blast Theory, Punchdrunk

by Liz Tomlin, Graham Saunders & John Bull

This series of three volumes provides a groundbreaking study of the work of many of the most innovative and important British theatre companies from 1965 to 2014. Each volume provides a survey of the political...


British Theatre Companies: 1980-1994: Joint Stock, Gay Sweatshop, Complicite, Forced Entertainment, Women's Theatre Group, Talawa

by Graham Saunders & John Bull

This series of three volumes provides a groundbreaking study of the work of many of the most innovative and important British theatre companies from 1965 to the present. Each volume provides a survey of the...


Wittgenstein: The Crooked Roads

by William Lyons

Difficult to know and impossible to forget, Ludwig Wittgenstein is remembered as the greatest philosopher of the twentieth century. He published only one book in his lifetime - a masterpiece that moulded the...


Acting with Passion: A Performer's Guide to Emotions on Cue

by Niki Flacks

Based on the latest research from the fields of neuroscience and mind-body psychology, Acting With Passion offers a revolutionary new approach to the age-old problems of the actor: dealing with nerves, engaging...


Applied Theatre: Resettlement: Drama, Refugees and Resilience

by Michael Balfour, Penny Bundy & Bruce Burton

The book offers a compelling combination of analyis and detailed description of aesthetic projects with young refugee arrivals in Australia. In it the authors present a framework that contextualises the intersections...