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Recent News Articles

  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. CHOICE Reviewed Titles from Routledge Theatre & Performance

    The Routledge Theatre & Performance list has developed a reputation for world-renowned scholarship and groundbreaking content. This is the opinion shared by many of the reviewers who look over our new texts on behalf of CHOICE Reviews, part of the American Library Association and the premier source for academic feedback. Please read on for the latest views from the academic community.

    The Routledge Companion to Dramaturgy, edited by Magda Romanska is Highly Recommended!

    “Romanska (Emerson College; resident dramaturg, Boston Lyric Opera) has put together a robust, impressively comprehensive volume that covers the ever-broadening scope of contemporary dramaturgy within a global context… this volume reveals the established, emerging, and imagined ideas of what dramaturgy is and could be… [it] is destined to become a go-to reference for practitioners and students of dramaturgy, along with directors, critics, playwrights, and theater scholars… Summing Up: Highly recommended.” – CHOICE, May 2015 

  3. Routledge Performance Archive Awarded Outstanding Academic Title Award by Choice Magazine

    The Routledge Performance Archive is the future of theater and performance studies. A unique collection of contemporary and past practitioners, the Archive gives users access to videos - including workshops, performances and lectures - and audio interviews from the leading lights in theater and performance. The Routledge Performance Archive has been selected as a 2013 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.

  4. 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.

  5. The Varieties of Performance Experience

    Tuesday, January 24 at 7:00 PM: Routledge invites you to a special panel discussion with Social Works author Shannon Jackson at The Kitchen in New York City. For more information on this title, please click here.

  6. Review of Shannon Jackson’s Social Works

    "Social Works takes an interdisciplinary look at the forms, goals, and histories of innovative social practice in contemporary performance and visual art. Shannon Jackson presents a range of case studies and contemporary methodologies to examine the fields for performative and visual art studies. The resulting analysis incorporates current political and aesthetic discourses as well as a practical understanding of social practice." 
    --Public Art Review, 2011, Issue 45

  7. Theatre Topics review of The Politics of American Actor Training

    Theatre Topics
    Volume 20, Number 2, September 2010
    E-ISSN: 1086-3346 Print ISSN: 1054-8378
    DOI: 10.1353/tt.2010.0102

    Reviewed by Steven Harrick, Bowling Green State University 

  8. ORLAN

    Routledge Practitioner of the Month: ORLAN

    ORLAN is a French performance artist specializing in ‘carnal art’. Transforming her face and her body using plastic surgery, she is challenging the commonly held standard of what beauty is. Click here to find out more.

  9. Phillip Zarrilli’s Psychophysical Acting wins the 2010 ATHE Outstanding Book Award!

    Phillip Zarrilli’s Psychophysical Acting: An Intercultural Approach after Stanislavski has been selected for the 2010 Outstanding Book award for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education.

  10. Custom Publishing for Theatre and Performance is Only a Click Away

    Finally, it’s easy to customize materials for your Theatre and Performance course! The Routledge Theatre and Performance Studies Collection offers a unique selection of primary texts by renowned practitioners; ground-breaking research by leading scholars; innovative textbooks; and highly acclaimed practical handbooks. You may select from 58 titles comprising 697 chapters to build the text suitable for your classroom needs.

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