Books in category Performing Arts – Theater

  • Staging Modern Playwrights

    Staging Modern Playwrights
    Sidney Homan

    For the text embraces not just the playwright's dialogue but also the actor's subtext, blocking, gestures, and movement, along with the lighting, sound, set, costumes, props, indeed, the entire picture presented by the stage.

  • Theory Theatre

    Theory/Theatre
    Mark Fortier

    In this, the third and fully revised edition of this now classic text, Mark Fortier particularly expands and updates the sections on: queer theory postmarxist theory technology and virtuality post-colonialism and race Also including …

  • The Self in Performance

    The Self in Performance
    Susana Pendzik, Renée Emunah, David Read Johnson

    This book is the first to examine the performance of autobiographical material as a theatrical form, a research subject, and a therapeutic method.

  • The London Stage 1930 1939

    The London Stage 1930-1939
    J. P. Wearing

    This is a day-by-day calendar of plays produced at the major London theatres from January 1, 1930 to December 31, 1939.

  • A Biographical Dictionary of Actors Actresses Musicians Dancers Managers and Other Stage Personnel in London 1660 1800

    A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800
    Philip H. Highfill, Kalman A. Burnim, Edward A. Langhans

    The theatrical jewel of these volumes is the "divine Sarah" Siddons: "She raised the tragedy to the skies," wrote William Hazlitt, and "embodied to our imagination the fables of mythology, of the heroic and dignified mortals of elder time.

  • Theatre Histories

    Theatre Histories
    Bruce McConachie, Tobin Nellhaus, Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei, Tamara Underiner

    Further new features and key updates to this third edition include: A dedicated chapter on historiography New, up to date, case studies Enhanced and reworked historical, cultural and political timelines, helping students to place each …

  • Antigone de Jean Anouilh Analyse de l Å uvre

    Antigone de Jean Anouilh (Analyse de l’Å“uvre)
    Alain Sable, René Henri, lePetitLittéraire.fr,

    Le PetitLittéraire.fr est reconnu d'intérêt pédagogique par le ministère de l'Éducation. Plus d'informations sur http://lepetitlitteraire.fr

  • Theatre in the Expanded Field

    Theatre in the Expanded Field
    Alan Read

    Identifying seven ways of exploring the performance field, from pre-history to postdramatic theatre the book presents studies of both contemporary and historical works not as a chronological succession, but in keeping with their coeval …

  • Technical Theater for Nontechnical People

    Technical Theater for Nontechnical People
    Drew Campbell

    This book teaches: Who’s who on a theatrical production team What is needed to know about technical theater and why What to look for when choosing a space for a show How to communicate with lighting, scenery, audio, and costume designers …

  • I Know How I Feel About Eve

    I Know How I Feel About Eve
    Colette Kane

    'We make it clear in our literature that we are looking for extraordinary couples – progressive people who are open to radical ways of doing things.

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