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Textbooks

  1. The Routledge Introduction to Theatre and Performance Studies

    By Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Edited by Minou Arjomand and Ramona Mosse

    Is everything theater? Erika Fischer-Lichte's new introductory title explores the central concepts of theater and performance offering a broad guide to the study.

  2. Featured Author - Robert Cohen


    Read our interview with author Robert Cohen, in which he reveals some interesting facts and background to his groundbreaking work in acting theory.

    Learn more about his latest book Acting Power: The 21st Century Edition.

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New Titles

  1. The Routledge Companion to Dramaturgy

    Dramaturgy, in its many forms, is a fundamental and indispensable element of contemporary theater. In its earliest definition, the word itself means a comprehensive theory of "play making."  

    The Routledge Companion to Dramaturgy  focuses on contemporary dramaturgical practice, bringing together contributions not only from academics but also from prominent working dramaturgs. The inclusion of both means a strong level of engagement with current issues in dramaturgy, from the impact of social media to the ongoing centrality of interdisciplinary and intermedial processes.

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  2. Your Practical Guide to Puppetry - Accessorizing Your Puppet

    The following is an excerpt from the forth-coming The Well Dressed Puppet: A Guide to Creating Puppet Costumes by Cheralyn Lambeth. Available for pre-order today!

    Read the excerpt…

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Research & Reference

  1. Rediscover T&F eBooks with five free-to-view Theatre & Performance titles

    With over 50,000 eBooks across the humanities, social sciences and education Taylor & Francis eBooks provides direct access to a wealth of quality academic content for research and study.

    All titles purchased by your institution from March 1st 2015 onwards will be DRM-free, meaning that you can access, print and copy and paste without any restrictions at all. In addition new powerful filtered search enables you to effortlessly reach the most relevant content. Rediscover how tandfebooks.com can help you.

    To celebrate, we have made five titles in Theatre & Performance free to view on Taylor & Francis eBooks until the end of April - why not take a look?

  2. Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

    Reissuing works originally published between 1933 and 1993, Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance offers a selection of scholarship on the Bard's work on stage. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this small set of performance history and criticism. 

    Click here to view the titles in the collection.

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General Interest

  1. Exploring Black History Month

    February represents Black History Month - an annual observance in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom where we come together to remember, learn, and discuss the important people and events in the history of the African Diaspora.

  2. Featured Author - Experience Bryon

    Read our interview with author Experience Bryon in which she shares the moments that most shaped her career and the basis for her book, Integrative Performance.

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News

  1. Visit Focal Press at USITT March 18-21, 2015

    If you're attending USITT 2015, be sure to visit Focal Press at booth # 1405 where all books will be 20% off, and we will be offering complimentary copies of all textbooks.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

  2. New Routledge/Icarus Series - ‘Theatre as a Laboratory’

    Routledge are pleased to announce these English editions of Icarus Publishing Enterprise’s pioneering books, as part of our exciting new ‘Theatre as a Laboratory’ series.

    Find out more here!

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New textbooks in established subject areas for students at all stages of their degree

Course Guides

The courses below offer a listing of the most current textbooks from Routledge Theatre & Performance Studies. You can also continue browsing our complete catalog of textbook options. If you'd like to consult with one of our representatives, browse our contact listings.

Browse and download our Catalogs, brochures and leaflets

  1. Actors and Acting

    New and Key Titles 2014

    Online Catalog

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    Focal Press

    New and Key Titles 2015

    Online Catalog

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    Routledge Theatre Research

    Cutting-Edge Studies and Edited Collections

    Online Catalog

  4. Stage and Theatre Design

    Titles from Routledge and Focal Press Theatre and Performance Studies

    Online Catalog


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