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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. “Behind the creation of a lighting design” – A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting


    Light up your classroom or workshop with the new edition of
    A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting
    by Steven Shelley.

  2. The Craft of Comedy

    By Athene Seyler and Stephen Haggard

    'a work on the art and craft of comedy as important in its own way as works by Stanislavski and Chekhov' – Oxford Theatre Companion

    Read more...

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Research & Reference

  1. Theatre for Women’s Participation in Sustainable Development

    This interdisciplinary book has the opportunity to be the first to bring together the theory, scholarship and practice of theater for women’s participation in sustainable development in an international context. This work will be of great interest to scholars and practitioners in a wide variety of fields who are looking for creative solutions for utilizing the contributions of women for solving our global goals to live in a sustainable way on this one planet in a just and equitable manner.

  2. The Unwritten Grotowski

    Theory and Practice of the Encounter

    By Kris Salata

    This book gives a new view on the legacy of Jerzy Grotowski (1933-1999), one of the central, and yet misunderstood, figures who shaped 20th-century theater, focusing on his least known last phase of work on ancient songs and the craft of the performer.

    Learn more...

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General Interest

  1. Celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday with Routledge

    From 21st to 25th April, Routledge will be celebrating the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth. We will be giving you free access to a range of our Shakespeare books and a 20% discount on all our Shakespeare titles throughout the week.

  2. Key Titles on European Theatre

    We have an exciting range of titles to suit your needs, including English editions of books in association with Icarus Publishing. Take a look!

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News

  1. 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!

  2. Routledge Performance Archive News - December

    Featuring: cupcakes and transatlantic celebrations for the launch of the RPA; press coverage, rave reviews and endorsements; and new content from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London for 2013.

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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.

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  1. Actors and Acting

    New and Key Titles 2014

    Online Catalog

  2. Stage and Theatre Design

    Titles from Routledge and Focal Press Theatre and Performance Studies

    Online Catalog


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