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  1. Jacques Copeau

    By Mark Evans

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    Part of our successful Routledge Performance Practitioners series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century, this book examines Jacques Copeau; a leading figure in the development of twentieth century theatre practice, a pioneer for work on actor-training,...

    Published July 27th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Joan Littlewood

    By Nadine Holdsworth

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    The only book currently available on Joan Littlewood and her company, 'Theatre Workshop', this book explores the background to, and the work of a major influence on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. Part of the successful Routledge Performance Practitioners series, this book uses...

    Published May 16th 2006 by Routledge

  3. To Be a Playwright

    By Janet Neipris

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 27th 2005 by Routledge

  4. The Theatre of Howard Barker

    By Charles Lamb

    In this second, fully revised edition of his acclaimed study of Barker's work, Charles Lamb sets out to make emotional sense of the characters and their interactions. This is a detailed exploration of the 'scene of seduction' - the challenge, the secret, the abject and the catastrophic, processes...

    Published December 14th 2004 by Routledge

  5. A.R. Gurney

    Edited by Arvid F. Sponberg

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

    This is the first full-length study devoted to the art of A.R. Gurney, a major contemporary American playwright who has written over thirty plays, including Love Letters. This volume brings together original interviews with Gurney and four actors and a director who have worked closely with him, as...

    Published October 13th 2003 by Routledge

  6. The Selected Plays of Hélène Cixous

    By Hélène Cixous

    Cixous' work as a playwright - working mainly with Theatre du Soleil and their director Ariane Mnouchkine - establishes her as a participant in some of the most adventurous European theatre making of the last 40 years.This collection brings together for the first time, four translations into...

    Published September 24th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Edward Albee

    A Casebook

    By Bruce Mann

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

    From the "angry young man" who wrote Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf in 1962, determined to expose the emptiness of American experience to Tiny Alice which reveals his indebtedness to Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco's Theatre of the Absurd, Edward Albee's varied work makes it difficult to label...

    Published December 19th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Joe Orton

    A Casebook

    Edited by Francesca Coppa

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 24th 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Theater of Tony Kushner

    By James Fisher

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    The Theater of Tony Kushner is a comprehensive portrait of the life and work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights....

    Published July 25th 2002 by Routledge

  10. The Playwright's Muse

    By Joan Herrington

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 4th 2002 by Routledge