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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...


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...


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.


Magical Transformations on the Early Modern English Stage

by Lisa Hopkins & Helen Ostovich

Considering a variety of questions centering on magic and, or in, performance, this volume furthers the debate about the cultural work performed by representations of magic on the early modern English stage....


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...


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...


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.


Performing Asian Transnationalisms: Theatre, Identity, and the Geographies of Performance

by Amanda Rogers

This book makes a significant contribution to interdisciplinary engagements between Theatre Studies and Cultural Geography in its analysis of how theatre articulates transnational geographies of Asian culture...


Horton Foote: A Casebook

by Gerald C. Wood

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


The Mannequins' Ball

by Daniel Gerould & Bruno Jaslenski

This play, by Futurist poet Bruno Jasienski, is an outstanding example of the joining of left-wing politics and avant-garde interest in human mechanization that characterized the experimental theatre of Poland...


Eastern European Theatre After the Iron Curtain

by Kalina Stefanova

An important new survey of Eastern European theater after the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Explores all aspects of theater, from playwriting, directing and acting, to repertoire creation and theatre management....


JEU Revue de théâtre. No. 150, 2014.1

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum in their book “Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future”....


Broadway Babies Say Goodnight: Musicals Then and Now

by Mark Steyn

The glorious tradition of the Broadway musical from Irving Berlin to Jerome Kern and Rodgers and Hammerstein to Stephen Sondheim. And then . . . Cats and Les Miz. Mark Steyn's Broadway Babies Say Goodnight is...


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...


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 Arbitration (Routledge Revivals): The Epitrepontes of Menander

by Gilbert Murray

Gilbert Murray translated and made available to modern readers The Epitrepontes of Menander or The Arbitration for the first time in 1945. The Arbitration is among the most frequently quoted and most famous...


The Body in Performance

by Patrick Campbell

Lively yet intriguing, The Body in Performance is a varied collection of essays about this much-discussed area.

Posing the question "Why this current preoccupation with the performed body?" the collection of...