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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.


A Journey into Dorothy Parker's New York

by Kevin C. Fitzpatrick

Taking the reader through the New York that inspired, and was in turn inspired by, the formidable Mrs. Parker, the new edition of this guide includes never-before-seen archival photographs to illustrate Dorothy...


A Young Man's Passage

by Julian Clary

This is Julian Clary's story, in his own words - the tale of an awkward schoolboy who became a huge worldwide success on stage and screen.

After a sheltered suburban upbringing, Julian was sent to St Benedict's,...


Essentials of Stage Management

by Peter Maccoy

Good stage management is key to the smooth running of any theatrical production and, as technology continues to develop and regulations tighten, the responsibilities of the stage manager have never been greater....


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...


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

by Kelly 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...


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...


Stance: Ideas about Emotion, Style, and Meaning for the Study of Expressive Culture

Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater: 1930-2010

by James Fisher

Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater presents the plays and personages, movements and institutions, and cultural developments of the American stage from 1930 to 2010, a period of vast and almost...


Favorite Counseling and Therapy Homework Assignments

by Howard Rosenthal

This companion to Favorite Counseling and Therapy Techniques contains more than fifty handouts and homework assignments used by some of the finest and most renowned therapists in the world


The Canadian Kings of Repertoire

by Michael V. Taylor

A phenomenal success on the vaudeville circuit, the Marks Brothers of Christie Lake, Ontario, performed throughout the late nineteenth century and into the 1920s.


Len Jenkin's Theatre: Wonder and Heart

by Robert J. Andreach

Early in his career, Len Jenkin identified two qualities that theatre should have: wonder and heart. Imagination creates wonder by transforming nature to suggest more than nature. Love engages the heart on the...


A History of the American Musical Theatre: No Business Like It

by Nathan Hurwitz

From the diverse proto-theatres of the mid-1800s, though the revues of the '20s, the 'true musicals' of the '40s, the politicisation of the '60s and the 'mega-musicals' of the '80s, every era in American musical...


Theatre and National Identity: Re-Imagining Conceptions of Nation

by Nadine Holdsworth

This book explores the ways that pre-existing 'national' works or 'national theatre' sites can offer a rich source of material for speaking to the contemporary moment because of the resonances or associations...


Pregones Theatre: A Theatre for Social Change in the South Bronx

by Eva Cristina Vásquez

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Blood on the Stage, 480 B.C. to 1600 A.D.: Milestone Plays of Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem

by Amnon Kabatchnik

This volume examines the key representations of transgression drama produced between 480 B.C. and 1600. Arranged in chronological order, the entries consist of plot summary (often including significant dialogue),...


Illustrated Theatre Production Guide

by John Ramsey Holloway

Illustrated Theatre Production Guide delivers a step-by-step approach to the most prevalent and established theatreproduction practices, focusing on essential issues related to the construction of wooden, fabric,...


Musicality in Theatre: Music as Model, Method and Metaphor in Theatre-Making

by David Roesner

Music continues to be immensely influential in key developments of theatrical practices. In this study of musicality in the theatre, David Roesner offers a revised view of the nature of the relationship between...


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...