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The London Stage 1890-1959

by J. P. Wearing

Theatre in London has celebrated a rich and influential history, and in 1976 the first volume of J. P. Wearing’s reference series provided researchers with an indispensable resource of these productions. In...


The London Stage 1950-1959

by J. P. Wearing

Theatre in London has celebrated a rich and influential history, and in 1976 the first volume of J. P. Wearing’s reference series provided researchers with an indispensable resource of these productions. In...


Tragedy in the Contemporary American Theatre

by Robert J. Andreach

This book refutes the claim that tragedy is no longer a vital and relevant part of contemporary American theatre. Tragedy in the Contemporary American Theatre examines plays by multiple contemporary playwrights...


Resistance on the National Stage

by Michael H. Bodden

Resistance on the National Stage analyzes the ways in which, between 1985 and 1998, modern theater prac­titioners in Indonesia contributed to a rising movement of social protest against the long-governing New...


Blood on the Stage, 480 B.C. to 1600 A.D.

by Amnon Kabatchnik

In four volumes of Blood on the Stage, Amnon Kabatchnik examined more than 400 crime-themed plays produced in the 20th century. As any theater lover knows, however, depicting acts of wrong-doing is not a recent...


The London Stage 1930-1939

by J. P. Wearing

Theatre in London has celebrated a rich and influential history, and in 1976 the first volume of J. P. Wearing’s reference series provided researchers with an indispensable resource of these productions. In...


The London Stage 1920-1929

by J. P. Wearing

Theatre in London has celebrated a rich and influential history, and in 1976 the first volume of J. P. Wearing’s reference series provided researchers with an indispensable resource of these productions. In...


My TWP Plays

by Jack Winter & Bruce Barton

My TWP Plays presents five important plays written by Jack Winter while he was resident playwright at Toronto Workshop Productions, one of the first great troupes of the experimental and alternative theatre...


The London Stage 1910-1919

by J. P. Wearing

Theatre in London has celebrated a rich and influential history, and in 1976 the first volume of J. P. Wearing’s reference series provided researchers with an indispensable resource of these productions. In...


Giorgio Strehler Directs Carlo Goldoni

by Scott Malia

Giorgio Strehler Directs Carlo Goldoni uses Giorgio Strehler’s Goldoni productions (and Arlecchino servitore di due padroni in particular) as a means to defining his directorial aesthetic. The book provides...


The London Stage 1900-1909

by J. P. Wearing

For centuries, London theatre has celebrated a rich and influential history, and in 1976, the first volume of J. P. Wearing’s reference series provided scholars and other researchers with an indispensable...


The London Stage 1890-1899

by J. P. Wearing

Theatre in London has celebrated a rich and influential history, and in 1976 the first volume of J. P. Wearing’s reference series provided researchers with an indispensable resource of these productions. In...


Cousins

by Athol Fugard

In this remarkable memoir, Athol Fugard, author of The Road to Mecca, A Lesson From Aloes, Master Harold...and the boys, Valley Song and numerous other works for the stage, paints a moving study of his early...


Historical Dictionary of British Theatre

by Darryll Grantley

British theatre has a greater tradition than any other, having started all the way back in 1311 and still going strong today. But that is too much for one book to cover, so this volume deals with early theatre...


Tragedy in the Age of Oprah

by Louis Fantasia

In an era of Twitter and televised therapy, it may seem that classic theatre has little place in contemporary society. Accustomed to the indulgences of a celebrity-driven culture, how can modern audiences understand...


Curtains of Light

by George Toles

Provides a new way of thinking about film’s relation to theatre.

George Toles's Curtains of Light explores the ways in which various kinds of theatrical space in film engage with the film reality adjacent to...


Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater

by James Fisher

Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater. Second Edition covers theatrical practice and practitioners as well as the dramatic literature of the United States of America from 1930 to the present....


Tennessee Williams, T-shirt Modernism and the Refashionings of Theater

by S. E. Gontarski

Writing the notes for the exhibition catalogue, Becoming Tennessee Williams, a centenary exhibit at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas (1 February–31 July 2011), Professor...


Queering Drag

by Meredith Heller

Theatrical gender-bending, also called drag, is a popular form of entertainment and a subject of scholarly study. However, most drag studies do not question the standard words and ideas used to convey this performance...


The Great Operas of Vincenzo Bellini - An Account of the Life and Work of this Distinguished Composer, with Particular Attention to his Operas

by Gustav Kobbé

?The Great Operas of Vincenzo Bellini? is a detailed account of the life and work of Vincenzo Bellini by Gustav Kobbé, with a particular focus on his operatic compositions. Vincenzo Bellini (1801 ? 1835) was...