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Recent Articles

  1. Now available: Shakespeare, Theatre, and Time

    Through philosophical, historiographical, dramaturgical, and performative perspectives, author Matthew Wagner examines the ways in which theatrical activity generates a manifest presence of time, and he demonstrates Shakespeare’s acute awareness and manipulation of this phenomenon. Recommend this title to your librarian.

  2. Di Trevis, Author of the Month, November 2011

    Di Trevis has worked at the National Theatre, RSC, Almeida Theatre and the Royal Opera House. In 2001 she adapted, with Harold Pinter, Proust’s Remembrance of Things Past which transferred to the Olivier stage in 2002 and won an Olivier Award the same year. She has taught extensively in the UK, USA, France, Germany, Austria and Cuba. Between 2003 and 2007 she was Head of Directing at the Drama Centre in London. 

  3. The Provocation of the Senses in Contemporary Theatre: Now in paperback

    Di Benedetto considers theatrical practice through the lens of contemporary neuroscientific discoveries in this provoking study, which lays the foundation for considering the physiological basis of the power of theater practice to affect human behavior. He presents a basic summary of the ways that the senses function in relation to cognitive science and physiology, offering an overview of dominant trends of discussion on the realm of the senses in performance.  

  4. Now available! Acting for Animators, 3rd Edition

    Ed Hooks' indispensable acting guidebook for animators has been fully updated and improved! Contact your Routledge Rep for more information.

  5. Routledge titles in Shakespeare

    Browse our extensive selection of Shakespeare titles. For more information, please contact your Marketing Manager, Joon Won Moon.

  6. Theatre Topics review of The Politics of American Actor Training

    Theatre Topics
    Volume 20, Number 2, September 2010
    E-ISSN: 1086-3346 Print ISSN: 1054-8378
    DOI: 10.1353/tt.2010.0102

    Reviewed by Steven Harrick, Bowling Green State University 

  7. 2011 Theatre and Performance Catalog Now Available

    Browse our 2011 Theatre and Performance catalog online. Just click on any book that catches your eye to find out more information, buy a copy or request a complimentary exam copy. Alternatively email for a paper copy.

  8. ORLAN

    Routledge Practitioner of the Month: ORLAN

    ORLAN is a French performance artist specializing in ‘carnal art’. Transforming her face and her body using plastic surgery, she is challenging the commonly held standard of what beauty is. Click here to find out more.

  9. New Online Resources Brochure Out Now

    Browse our new Online Resources Brochure to discover outstanding academic electronic resources across the Social Sciences, Humanities and Science and Technology.

    30 day free trials are available for libraries and institutions.

    To order a copy of the brochure, email

  10. New for 2011: Choreographing Empathy

    "This is an urgently needed book – as the question of choreographing behavior enters into realms outside of the aesthetic domains of theatrical dance, Susan Foster writes a thoroughly compelling argument." – André Lepecki, New York University, US

    For more information, including an author bio and selected table of contents click here.

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