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  1. World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre Volume 4: The Arab World

    By Don Rubin (Series Editor)

    Edited by Ghassan Maleh, Farouk Ohan, Samir Sarhan, Ahmed Zaki

    One of the first internationally published overviews of theatrical activity across the Arab World. Includes 160,000 words and over 125 photographs from 22 different Arab countries from Africa to the Middle East....

    Published June 10th 1999 by Routledge

  2. 1956 and All That

    The Making of Modern British Drama

    By Dan Rebellato

    It is said that British Drama was shockingly lifted out of the doldrums by the 'revolutionary' appearance of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger at the Royal Court in May 1956. But had the theatre been as ephemeral and effeminate as the Angry Young Men claimed? Was the era of Terence Rattigan and '...

    Published February 11th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Ben Jonson and Theatre

    Performance, Practice and Theory

    Edited by Richard Cave, Elizabeth Schafer, Brian Woolland

    Ben Jonson and Theatre is an investigation and celebration of Jonson's plays from the point of view of the theatre practitioner as well as the teacher. Reflecting the increasing interest in the wider field of Renaissance drama, this book bridges the theory/practice divide by debating how Jonson's...

    Published January 28th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Moscow Performances II

    The 1996-1997 Season

    Edited by John Freedman

    This is a collection of John Freedman's reviews and articles, most originally written for the Moscow Times, in which he focuses his expert critical eye on the directors, writers and actors who held centre stage during the 1996-97 theatre season in Moscow. The book looks at the debut of promising...

    Published January 26th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Lovesick

    Modernist Plays of Same-Sex Love, 1894-1925

    Edited by Laurence Senelick

    This volume makes available an international collection of plays, from Britain, the US, Germany, France and Russia, providing an essential and fascinating resource for anyone interested in the theatre culture of this period. Lovesick brings together six plays, each with individual introductions,...

    Published December 17th 1998 by Routledge

  6. Collaborative Theatre

    Le Theatre du Soleil

    Edited by David Williams

    Over the past thirty years Ariane Mnouchkine's 'Théâtre du Soleil' has become one of the most celebrated companies in Europe, and Mnouchkine one of its best-known directors. Collaborative Theatre is the first in-depth sourcebook in English on 'Théâtre du Soleil', providing English readers with...

    Published October 29th 1998 by Routledge

  7. Edward Gordon Craig: A Vision of Theatre

    By Christopher Innes

    Edward Gordon Craig's ideas regarding set and lighting have had an enormous impact on the development of the theatre we know today. In this new and updated edition of his well-known study of Edward Gordon Craig, Professor Christopher Innes shows how Craig's stage work and theoretical writings were...

    Published September 22nd 1998 by Routledge

  8. Off Nevsky Prospekt

    St Petersburg's Theatre Studios in the 1980s and 1990s

    By Elena Markova

    Off Nevsky Prospekt is the first study to be published in English of the exceptionally rich and diverse theatre studio movement which has flourished in St Petersburg during the 1980s and '90s. Professor Markova charts the development of the theatre studios - from their beginnings as a reaction to...

    Published September 16th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Peter Brook: Oxford to Orghast

    By R. Helfer, G. Loney

    Peter Brook is known internationally as a theatre visionary, and a daring experimenter on the cutting-edge of performance and production. This book concentrates on Brook's early years, and his innovative achievements in opera, television, film, and the theatre. His productions are viewed separately...

    Published September 16th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Gerhard Hauptmann and the Naturalist Drama

    By John Osborne

    What was German Naturalism? What were its achievements? How does it compare with its counterparts in other European countries? These are some of the difficult questions addressed by John Osborne in Gerhart Hauptmann and the Naturalist Drama, a revised and updated version of his The Naturalist Drama...

    Published August 18th 1998 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    To Be Published July 20th 2015
  2. The Rise of the Victorian Actor
    By Michael Baker
    To Be Published July 20th 2015
  3. Nineteenth Century British Theatre
    Edited by Kenneth Richards, Peter Thomson
    To Be Published July 20th 2015
  4. Victorian Spectacular Theatre 1850-1910
    By Michael R. Booth
    To Be Published July 20th 2015
  5. English Theatre in Transition 1881-1914
    By James Woodfield
    To Be Published July 20th 2015

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