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VIE FESTIVAL 13-25 ottobre 2015 - English version

by Emilia Romagna Teatro

VIE Festival was founded in 2005 with the goal of crossing the contemporary world, of intercepting new identities and subjectivities which stand out in the field of live performance. It takes place yearly every...


Two Brothers

by Hannie Rayson

From the award-winning author of Inheritance, Two Brothers is a riveting contemporary play that explores the minds of the men that lead us - and the secrets they hide.


Stella Adler on Ibsen, Strindberg, and Chekhov

by Stella Adler & Barry Paris

In her long-awaited book, the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler gives us her extraordinary insights into the work of Henrik Ibsen ("The creation of the modern theater took a genius like Ibsen. . .Miller...


The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore's Drama: The Bard on the Stage

by Arnab Bhattacharya & Mala Renganathan

This is the first volume to focus specifically on Rabindranath Tagore's dramatic literature, visiting translations and adaptations of Tagore's drama, and cross-cultural encounters in his works. As Asia's first...


Godot at last: A Play - A tragicomedy in two acts, includes the entire theatrical score

by Leonardo Losavio, Mario Rucci & Richard R Nybakken

Stuck in a place known only as "the stage," a mysterious location where trash is the only thing that appears to mark the passage of time, Estragon and Vladimir continue to wait for Godot, who it seems will never...


Children's Theater: A Paradigm, Primer, and Resource

by Kelly Eggers & Walter Eggers

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...


Stage Mothers: Women, Work, and the Theater, 1660-1830

by Elaine M. McGirr, Laura Engel, Ellen Malenas Ledoux & Judith Hawley et al.

Stage Mothers expands the discussion of eighteenth-century women’s social and dramatic roles by demonstrating the complicated, contradictory, and celebratory faces of maternity on stage and on the page. This...


The presumed death of Michel Agnolo Florio

by Corrado Sergio Panzieri

Il vero ispiratore e autore delle opere della drammaturgia shakespeariana. Traduzione a cura di Eleonora Sàita.


The Orphan of Zhao and Other Yuan Plays: The Earliest Known Versions

by Stephen H. West & Wilt L. Idema

This is the first anthology of Yuan-dynasty zaju (miscellaneous comedies) to introduce the genre to English-speaking readers exclusively through translations of the plays’ fourteenth-century editions. Almost...


Towards a Poor Theatre

by Jerzy Grotowski

Originally published in 1968, Jerzy Grotowski's groundbreaking book is available once again. As a record of Grotowski's theatrical experiments, this book is an invaluable resource to students and theater practioners...


The Vakhtangov Sourcebook

by Evgenii Vakhtangov & Andrei Malaev-Babel

Yevgeny Vakhtangov was the creator of Fantastic Realism, credited with reconciling Meyerhold's bold experiments with Stanislavski's naturalist technique. The Vakhtangov Sourcebook compiles new translations of...


Adaptation, Intermediality and the British Celebrity Biopic

by Márta Minier & Maddalena Pennacchia

Beginning with the premise that the biopic is a form of adaptation and an example of intermediality, this collection examines the multiplicity of 'source texts' and the concurrent issues of celebrity, fidelity...


Unmasking Theatre Design: A Designer's Guide to Finding Inspiration and Cultivating Creativity

by Lynne Porter

Every great design has its beginnings in a great idea, whether your medium of choice is scenery, costume, lighting, sound, or projections. Unmasking Theatre Design shows you how to cultivate creative thinking...


Post-War British Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

by John Elsom

Since the Second World War, we have witnessed exciting, often confusing developments in the British theatre. This book, first published in 1976, presents an enlightening, objective history of the many facets...


Cold War Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

by John Elsom

Cold War Theatre, first published in 1992, provides an account of the theatrical history within the context of East/West politics. Its geographical span ranges from beyond the Urals to the Pacific Coast of the...


Post-War British Theatre Criticism (Routledge Revivals)

by John Elsom

This book, first published in 1981, sets out the critical reaction to some fifty key post-war productions of the British theatre, as gauged primarily through the contemporary reviews of theatre critics. The...


Elizabethan Costume Design and Construction

by Helen Q Huang

Learn how to create historically accurate costumes for Elizabethan period productions with Elizabethan Costume Design and Construction! Extensive coverage of a variety of costumes for both men and women of all...


The Long Christmas Ride Home

by Paula Vogel

Pulitzer-Prize winning author of How I Learned to Drive's newest play.


The New York Times Theater Reviews 1997-1998

by C. S. Smith

First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Acting on the Script

by Bruce Miller

(Applause Books). Mastery of craft depends on repetition: the more opportunities student actors have to be guided through analyzing scripts, the more likely they are to develop a reliable process for making...