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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 89 new and published books in the subject of World Theatre — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

    Volume 3: Africa

    Edited by Ousmane Diakhate, Hansel Ndumbe Eyoh, Don Rubin

    Volume Three in this series carries on from the highly acclaimed volumes on Europe and on the Americas. Focusing on non-Arabic Africa, and with contributions from leading experts from the countries featured, the third volume of the World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre series examines...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. European Theatre 1960-1990 (Routledge Revivals)

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Ralph Yarrow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    European theatre has been the site of enormous change and struggle since 1960. There have been radical shifts in the nature and understanding of performance, fuelled by increasing cross-cultural and international influence. Theatre has had to fight for its very existence, adapting its methods of...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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,...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. On Training and Performance

    Traces of an Odin Teatret Actress

    By Roberta Carreri

    Edited by Frank Camilleri

    "Outstanding … a technical manual (for actors and directors), an historical document of importance, and a volume that is a delight to read." Ian Watson, Rutgers "An extremely valuable personal account of Roberta Carreri’s process as an actor." Alison Hodge, Artistic Director, The Quick and the Dead...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. A History of the American Musical Theatre

    No Business Like It

    By Nathan Hurwitz

    From the diverse proto-theatres of the mid-1800s, though the revues of the ‘20s, the ‘true musicals’ of the ‘40s, the politicisation of the ‘60s and the ‘mega-musicals’ of the ‘80s, every era in American musical theatre reflected a unique set of socio-cultural factors. Nathan Hurwitz uses these...

    Published June 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Theatre and Boxing

    The Actor who Flies

    By Franco Ruffini

    Series: Routledge Icarus

    Theatre and Boxing focuses on a problem which is of paramount importance for any theatre practitioner and researcher: the actor’s believable body. This problem has been taken up by Stanislavski, Meyerhold, Artaud, Brecht, Decroux, Copeau, Grotowski, and many others. It is an essential hurdle for...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

    Volume 5: Asia/Pacific

    Edited by Katherine Brisbane, Ravi Chaturvedi, Ramendu Majumdar, Chua Soo Pong, Minoru Tanokura

    This volume featrues over 250,000 words and more than 125 photographs identifying and defining theatre in more than 30 countries from India to Uzbekistan, from Thailand to New Zealand and featuring extensive documentation on contemporary Chinese, Japanese, Indian and Australian theatre....

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Terror and Performance

    By Rustom Bharucha

    ‘This work goes where other books fear to tread. It reaches the parts other scholars might imagine in their dreams but would neither have the international reach nor the critical acumen and forensic flourish to deliver.’ Alan Read, King's College London ‘This book is not only timely. It is...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge