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  1. Adapting Chekhov

    The Text and its Mutations

    Edited by J. Douglas Clayton, Yana Meerzon

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This book considers the hundred years of re-writes of Anton Chekhov’s work, presenting a wide geographical landscape of Chekhovian influences in drama. The volume examines the elusive quality of Chekhov’s dramatic universe as an intricate mechanism, an engine in which his enigmatic characters exist...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Anthology of US Drama: 1898-1949

    Edited by Joshua Polster

    The first half of the Twentieth Century was a vibrant period for American theatre and performance. As the U.S.A. emerged as a significant military, economic, political and cultural power, so its theatre began to distinguish itself from the prevailing European model. This was when the cultural and...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Dramatic Spaces

    Scenography and Spectatorial Perceptions

    By Jennifer Low

    For literary scholars, plays are texts; for scenographers, plays are performances. Yet clearly a drama is both text and performance. Dramatic Spaces examines period-specific stage spaces in order to assess how design shaped the thematic and experiential dimensions of plays. This book highlights the...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Play Readings

    A Complete Guide for Theatre Practitioners

    By Rob Urbinati

    Play Readings: A Complete Guide for Theatre Practitioners demystifies the standards and protocols of a play reading, demonstrating how to create effective and evocative readings for those new to or inexperienced with the genre. It examines all of the essential considerations involved in readings,...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Focal Press

  5. Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, and Civic Life

    The Boundaries of Civic Space

    Edited by Silvia Bigliazzi, Lisanna Calvi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    This volume introduces ‘civic Shakespeare’ as a new and complex category entailing the dynamic relation between the individual and the community on issues of authority, liberty, and cultural production. It investigates civic Shakespeare through Romeo and Juliet as a case study for an interrogation...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Global Insights on Theatre Censorship

    Edited by Catherine O'Leary, Diego Santos Sánchez, Michael Thompson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Theatre has always been subject to a wide range of social, political, moral, and doctrinal controls, with authorities and social groups imposing constraints on scripts, venues, staging, acting, and reception. Focusing on a range of countries and political regimes, this book examines the many forms...

    To Be Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Shakespeare on Theatre

    A Critical Look at His Theories and Practices

    By Robert Cohen

    In Shakespeare on Theatre, master acting teacher Robert Cohen brilliantly scrutinises Shakespeare's implicit theories of acting, paying close attention to the plays themselves and providing a wealth of fascinating historical evidence. What he finds will surprise scholars and actors alike – that...

    To Be Published September 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Shakespeare and Hospitality

    Ethics, Politics, and Exchange

    Edited by Julia Reinhard Lupton, David Goldstein

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    This volume focuses on hospitality as a theoretically and historically crucial phenomenon in Shakespeare's work with ramifications for contemporary thought and practice. Drawing a multifaceted picture of Shakespeare's scenes of hospitality—with their numerous scenes of greeting, feeding,...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. US Theatre and Performance 1898-1949

    Stages of Social and Political Enactment

    By Joshua Polster

    US Theatre and Performance from 1898 to 1949 is a compelling and wonderfully varied account of the relationship between theatre in the United States and the social, cultural and political forces that shaped it during one of the most formative periods in the nation’s history. Joshua Polster...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Nikolai Demidov

    By Nikolai Demidov

    Edited by Andrei Malaev-Babel

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge