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Forthcoming History of Performance Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Companion to Dramaturgy

    Edited by Magda Romanska

    Dramaturgy, in its many forms, is a fundamental and indispensable element of contemporary theatre. In its earliest definition, the word itself means a comprehensive theory of "play making." Although it initially grew out of theatre, contemporary dramaturgy has made enormous advances in recent years...

    To Be Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Acting with Grotowski

    Theatre as a Field for Experiencing Life

    By Zgbiniew Cynkutis

    Edited by Paul Allain, Khalid Tyabji

    ‘Zbigniew Cynkutis’ writings constitute invaluable testimony of his work with Jerzy Grotowski during the ‘theatre of productions’ phase and beyond. Cynkutis’ insights elucidate aspects of the Laboratory Theatre’s praxis and provide a unique perspective on the questions most often asked about...

    To Be Published October 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

    Volume 2: The Americas

    Edited by Arthur Holmberg, Carlos Solorzano

    The second volume of the World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre covers the Americas, from Canada to Argentina, including the United States. Entries on twenty-six countries are preceded by specialist introductions on Theatre in Post-Colonial Latin America, Theatres of North America, Puppet...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

    Volume 1: Europe

    Edited by Peter Nagy, Philippe Rouyer

    The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre:Europe covers theatre since World War II in forty-seven European nations, including the nations which re-emerged following the break-up of the former USSR, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia. Each national article is divided into twelve sections - History,...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Nineteen Cent Theat Spain:Bib

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

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Companion to Commedia dell'Arte

    Edited by Judith Chaffee, Oliver Crick

    From Commedia dell’Arte came archetypal characters that are still with us today, such as Harlequin and Pantalone, and the rediscovered craft of writing comic dramas and masked theatre. From it came the forces that helped create and influence Opera, Ballet, Pantomime, Shakespeare, Moliere, Lopes de...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Post-War British Theatre Criticism (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Elsom

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1981, sets out the critical reaction to some fifty key post-war productions of the British theatre, as gauged primarily through the contemporary reviews of theatre critics. The plays chosen are each, in their different ways, important in their contribution to the...

    To Be Published November 28th 2014 by Focal Press

  8. Representing China on the Historical London Stage

    Identity, Memory, and Intercultural Performance

    By Dongshin Chang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This book explores a selection of dramatic works and theatrical productions from the historical London stage — the late seventeenth to the early twentieth century — that dramatized China. Examining the themes of racial representation, geo-political dynamics, cultural memory, and national identity,...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Illuminated Theatre

    Studies on the Suffering of Images

    By Joe Kelleher

    To Be Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Actor Training Reader

    Edited by MARK EVANS

    To Be Published February 21st 2015 by Routledge