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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...


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...


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),...


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...


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...


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 carefully...


The Manifestos and Essays

by Richard Foreman

The thoughts and work of the legendary avant-garde director.


South African Essays on 'Universal' Shakespeare

by Chris Thurman

South African Essays on 'Universal' Shakespeare reflects the changing nature of Shakespeare studies across various 'generation gaps'. Each essay, in exploring the nuances of Shakespearean production and reception...


Impossible Plays: Adventures with the Cottesloe Company

by Jack Shepherd & Keith Dewhurst

This is the story of the Cottesloe Company of actors, operating from

the National Theatre, told by two of its leading members. It includes

accounts of all the major productions including The Mysteries and

Larkrise...


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...


Staging England in the Elizabethan History Play: Performing National Identity

by Ralf Hertel

Applying current political theory on nationhood and methods established by recent performance studies, this study sheds new light on the role the public theatre played in the rise of English national identity...


Staging Women and the Soul-Body Dynamic in Early Modern England

by Sarah E. Johnson

Though the gender-coded soul-body dynamic lies at the root of many negative and disempowering depictions of women, Johnson argues that it also functions as an effective tool for redefining gender expectations....


Modern Asian Theatre and Performance 1900-2000

by Jr., Kevin J. Wetmore, Siyuan Liu & Erin B. Mee

Modern Asian Theatre and Performance 1900 - 2000 is a ground-breaking survey, tracking the advent of modern drama in Japan, India, China, Korea and Southeast Asia. It considers the shaping power of realism and...


Monkey Business Theatre

by Robert M. Laughlin & Sna Jtz'ibajom

In 1983, a group of citizens in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, formed Sna Jtz'ibajom, the Tzotzil-Tzeltal Maya writers' cooperative. In the two decades since, this group has evolved from writing and publishing...


The Drama's Patrons: A Study of the Eighteenth-Century London Audience

by Leo Hughes

The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give, For we that live to please, must please to live. -Samuel Johnson, 1747 Democratic ferment, responsible for political explosions in the seventeenth century and expanded...


Theater of the People: Spectators and Society in Ancient Athens

by David Kawalko Roselli

Greek drama has been subject to ongoing textual and historical interpretation, but surprisingly little scholarship has examined the people who composed the theater audiences in Athens. Typically, scholars have...


The London Stage 1890-1899: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel

by J. P. Wearing

This is a day-by-day calendar of plays produced at the major London theatres from January 1, 1890 to December 31, 1899. Covering dozens of west-end theatres and including production details of thousands of plays,...


Identifying Mavor Moore: A Historical and Literary Study

by Allan Boss

The enigmatic, obscured figure behind many of the most important moments in building Canada's theatrical and cultural landscape has largely been ignored by history. In this groundbreaking study of his work,...


Dark Matter: Invisibility in Drama, Theater, and Performance

by Andrew Sofer

Dark Matter maps the invisible dimension of theater whose effects are felt everywhere in performance. Examining phenomena such as hallucination, offstage character, offstage action, sexuality, masking, technology,...