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Performing Authorship in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Lecture Tour: In Person

by Amanda Adams

Expanding our understanding of what it meant to be a nineteenth-century author, Amanda Adams takes up the concept of performative, embodied authorship in relationship to the transatlantic lecture tour. Adams...


Martyrs and Players in Early Modern England: Tragedy, Religion and Violence on Stage

by David K. Anderson

Focusing on Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, John Webster and John Milton, Martyrs and Players in Early Modern England argues that the English tragedians reflected an unease within the culture to acts...


Scenic Art for the Theatre: History, Tools and Techniques

by Susan Crabtree & Peter Beudert

Now in its Third Edition, Scenic Art for the Theatre: History, Tools and Techniques continues to be the most trusted source for both student and professional scenic artists. With new information on scenic design...


Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving Light in Theatre, Live Performance and Entertainment

by Richard Cadena

Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving Light in Theatre, Live Performance and Entertainment continues to be the most trusted text for working and aspiring lighting professionals. Now in its second...


Writing Dancing in the Age of Postmodernism

by Sally Banes

A leading critic traces three decades of contemporary dance from Balanchine to breakdancing


Heart of Practice: Within the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards

by Thomas Richards

Heart of Practice is a unique and invaluable insight into the workings of one of theatre's true pioneers, presented by his closest collaborator. This book charts the development of Grotowski's dramatic research...


Scenic Design and Lighting Techniques: A Basic Guide for Theatre

by Rob Napoli & Chuck Gloman

Basic. This is the key word in Scenic Design and Lighting Tecniques: A Basic Guide for Theatre, written by two seasoned professionals with over twenty years of experience. This book is designed to show you how...


Drawing and Rendering for Theatre: A Practical Course for Scenic, Costume, and Lighting Designers

by Clare P. Rowe

Drawing and Rendering for Theatre, A Practical Course for Scenic, Costume, and Lighting Designers is designed for those of you who are theatrical designers and want to improve your drawing and rendering skills....


Costume Craftwork on a Budget: Clothing, 3-D Makeup, Wigs, Millinery & Accessories

by Tan Huaixiang

Part of your job as the costume designer is to be creative and use what materials are available to you to execute the design elements in a production. This book will show you how to use inexpensive materials...


Concert Lighting: Techniques, Art and Business

by James Moody & Paul Dexter

Concert Lighting is a comprehensive book on lighting design for concerts. Placing special emphasis on rock-and-roll concert lighting equipment and techniques, the book takes its reader on tour, covering every...


The Training of Noh Actors and The Dove

by David Griffiths

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Edward Bond Letters: Volume 5

by Ian Stuart

First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Mask: A Periodical Performance by Edward Gordon Craig

by Olga Taxidou

No study of modern theater is complete without a thorough understanding of the enormous influence of visionary genius Edward Gordon Craig. Born in England in 1872, Craig went on to become famous world-wide as...


A Double Heart for His Single One. A “Much Ado About Nothing” Experience

by Germana Maciocci

This is a story about love (for Shakespeare of course, English Theatre, the UK, and yes, for “Doctor Who” too). It is also a diary about a journey to London, and a literature essay (it includes a complete...


The Theatrical Firearms Handbook

by Kevin Inouye

The Theatrical Firearms Handbook is the essential guide to navigating the many decisions that are involved in the safe and effective use of firearm props for both the stage and screen. It is an invaluable resource...


The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

by Laurence Senelick & Sergei Ostrovsky

In this monumental work, Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky offer a panoramic history of Soviet theater from the Bolshevik Revolution to the eventual collapse of the USSR. Making use of more than eighty...


Marlowe's Ovid: The Elegies in the Marlowe Canon

by M. L. Stapleton

The first book of its kind, Marlowe’s Ovid explores and analyzes in depth the relationship between the Elegies-Marlowe’s translation of Ovid’s Amores-and Marlowe’s own dramatic and poetic works. Stapleton...


Stella! Mother of Modern Acting

by Sheana Ochoa

(Applause Books). Arthur Miller decided to become a playwright after seeing her perform with the Group Theater. Marlon Brando attributed his acting to her genius as a teacher. Theater critic Robert Brustein...


Musical Design in Aeschylean Theater

by William C. Scott

Essential for those who want to see ancient plays produced—either physically in the theater or imaginatively in their own minds.


Musical Design in Sophoclean Theater

by William C. Scott

A new way to interpret the musical design underlying the music and choreography of Sophoclean theater.