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The Manifestos and Essays

by Richard Foreman Theatre Communications Group (November 25, 2013)

The thoughts and work of the legendary avant-garde director.


Hernani

by John J. Janc UPA (April 23, 2014)

This is a critical edition, or “édition critique,” of Victor Hugo’s play Hernani. Following the play, there are literary, historical, linguistic and critical notes, indexes of all words and proper names,...


The (Well) Informed Piano: Artistry and Knowledge

by Miguel G. Henriques UPA (March 18, 2014)

The (Well) Informed Piano addresses the technical, musical, artistic, ethical, and philosophical issues in piano methodology. Adding a new perspective and approach criteria to piano methodology, this book is...


Shoot an Iraqi: Art, Life and Resistance Under the Gun

by Wafaa Bilal & Kari Lydersen City Lights Publishers (August 06, 2013)

Award-winning Iraqi artist's life story and reflections on his highly provocative interactive art piece.


Theatre in Dublin, 1745-1820: A Calendar of Performances

by John C. Greene Lehigh University Press (December 01, 2011)

This is the first comprehensive, daily compendium of more than 18,000 performances that took place in Dublin’s theatres, music halls, pleasure gardens, and circus amphitheatres between Thomas Sheridan’s...


Theatre in Dublin, 1745-1820: A Calendar of Performances

by John C. Greene Lehigh University Press (December 01, 2011)

This is the first comprehensive, daily compendium of more than 18,000 performances that took place in Dublin’s theatres, music halls, pleasure gardens, and circus amphitheatres between Thomas Sheridan’s...


Taiwan Art & Civilisation

by Hsiu-Huei Wang Parkstone International (May 08, 2012)

Taiwan's specific situation in Asia is the source of its thorn past. Situated in the South East of China, Taiwan was at the crossroads of many maritime routes and squeezed between its neighbors, China and Japan....


Come From Away: Welcome to the Rock

by Irene Sankoff, David Hein & Laurence Maslon Hachette Books (September 23, 2019)

Come From Away: Welcome to the Rock - a fully illustrated companion volume to the hit Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, featuring the book and lyrics for the first time in print, backstage stories and the...


Come from Away: Welcome to the Rock

by David Hein, Irene Sankoff, Laurence Maslon & a full cast et al. Hachette Books (September 24, 2019)

Come From Away: Welcome to the Rock - a fully illustrated companion volume to the hit Tony Award-winning Broadway musical.Come From Away tells the remarkable true story of 38 planes and 6,579 passengers that...


Celestial Bodies

by Laura Jacobs & Tiffany Morgan Hachette Book Group (May 08, 2018)

A distinguished dance critic offers an enchanting introduction to the art of balletAs much as we may enjoy Swan Lake or The Nutcracker, for many of us ballet is a foreign language. It communicates through movement,...


The Art of Looking

by Lance Esplund Basic Books (November 26, 2018)

A veteran art critic helps us make sense of modern and contemporary art

The landscape of contemporary art has changed dramatically during the last hundred years: from Malevich's 1915 painting of a single black...


Celestial Bodies

by Laura Jacobs Basic Books (May 07, 2018)

A distinguished dance critic offers an enchanting introduction to the art of ballet

As much as we may enjoy Swan Lake or The Nutcracker, for many of us ballet is a foreign language. It communicates through movement,...


Medieval Fantasy as Performance: The Society for Creative Anachronism and the Current Middle Ages

by Michael A. Cramer Scarecrow Press (December 29, 2009)

This book examines the act of medieval re-creation as performance by focusing on the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA). It describes the group's activities and investigates its place in popular culture,...


Razzle Dazzle

by Michael Riedel & Peter Berkrot Blackstone Publishing (October 06, 2015)

Razzle Dazzle is a provocative, no-holds-barred narrative account of the people, money, and power that reinvented an iconic quarter of New York City, turning its gritty back alleys and sex shops into the glitzy,...


Taiwan Art & Civilization

by Hsiu-Huei Wang Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

Taiwan's specific situation in Asia is the source of its thorn past. Situated in the South East of China, Taiwan was at the crossroads of many maritime routes and squeezed between its neighbors, China and Japan....


Curating Live Arts

by Dena Davida, Marc Pronovost, Véronique Hudon & Jane Gabriels Berghahn Books (October 01, 2018)

Situated at the crossroads of performance practice, museology, and cultural studies, live arts curation has grown in recent years to become a vibrant interdisciplinary project and a genuine global phenomenon....


Performing Revolutionary

by Nicole Garneau & Anne Cushwa Intellect (March 22, 2018)

The result of five years of practice-based creative research focused on Nicole Garneau’s UPRISING project, Performing Revolutionary presents a number of methods for the creation of politically charged interactive...


Performing Exile

by Judith Rudakoff Intellect (November 01, 2017)

Bringing together a range of perspectives to examine the full impact of political, socio-economic, or psychological experiences of exile, Performing Exile: Foreign Bodies presents an inclusive mix of voices...


Across the Art/Life Divide

by Martin Patrick Intellect (February 01, 2018)

Martin Patrick explores the ways in which contemporary artists across media continue to reinvent art that straddles both public and private spheres. Examining the impact of various art movements on notions of...


Into the Story 2

by Carole Miller & Juliana Saxton Intellect Books (April 01, 2016)

Following the first collection of story drama structures, Into the Story 2: More Stories! More Drama! presents a well-argued approach to the value of children’s picture books as a way to look at contemporary...


Masquerading Politics

by John Thabiti Willis Indiana University Press (November 10, 2017)

In West Africa, especially among Yoruba people, masquerades have the power to kill enemies, appoint kings, and grant fertility. John Thabiti Willis takes a close look at masquerade traditions in the Yoruba town...


The Philosophy of Theatre, Drama and Acting

by Tom Stern Rowman & Littlefield International (November 30, 2017)

The Philosophy of Theatre, Drama and Acting is the ideal collection for students and scholars of aesthetics, theatre studies and the philosophy of art. Ever since the Greeks, philosophy and theatre have always...


Celestial Bodies

by Laura Jacobs Basic Books (April 10, 2018)

A distinguished dance critic offers an enchanting introduction to the art of ballet

As much as we may enjoy Swan Lake or The Nutcracker, for many of us ballet is almost literally a foreign language. It communicates...


Theatre in Dublin, 1745-1820: A Calendar of Performances

by John C. Greene Lehigh University Press (November 16, 2011)

This is the first comprehensive, daily compendium of more than 18,000 performances that took place in Dublin's theatres, music halls, pleasure gardens, and circus amphitheatres between Thomas Sheridan's becoming...


The Mudd Club

by Richard Boch Feral House (September 12, 2017)

"I was a Long Island kid that graduated college in 1976 and moved to Greenwich Village. Two years later, I was working The Mudd Club door. Standing outside, staring at the crowd, it was "out there" versus "in...


Playwriting and Young Audiences

by Nicole B. Adkins & Matthew Omasta Intellect (June 07, 2017)

From the success of Matilda on Broadway to the 2015 revival of Annie in movie theatres, it’s clear that theatre with and for young people has widespread and enduring appeal. Despite this, there is no contemporary...


Audience Revolution: Dispatches from the Field

by Caridad Svich, Alison Carey & Bill Rauch Theatre Communications Group (July 04, 2016)

A collection of thoughtful and provocative reflections on how theatre practitioners think about and engage with audiences, as well as define and explore sites for performance. Through shared experience and ritual,...


The Reality Shows

by Karen Finley, Ann Pellegrini & Kathleen Hanna The Feminist Press at CUNY (February 22, 2011)

"Ms. Finley hasn't lost the power to disturb."—Ben Brantley, The New York Times

No other performing artist has captured the psychological complexity of this decade as Karen Finley has. In her inimitable style,...


Music, Theater, and Society in the Comedies of Luiz Carlos Martins Penna (1833-1846)

by Luiz Costa-lima Neto & Stephen Thomson Moore Lexington Books (March 15, 2017)

This book clarifies the musical dramaturgy of comedy writer and musician Luiz Carlos Martins Penna (1815-48) – a notion that encompasses both the theatrical text and its performance. The corpus for this analysis...


Theatre in Dublin, 1745–1820

by John C. Greene Lehigh University Press (November 16, 2011)

Theatre in Dublin,1745–1820: A Calendar of Performances is the first comprehensive, daily compendium of more than 18,000 performances that took place in Dublin’s many professional theatres, music halls,...


Theatre in Dublin, 1745–1820

by John C. Greene Lehigh University Press (December 01, 2011)

Theatre in Dublin,1745–1820: A Calendar of Performances is the first comprehensive, daily compendium of more than 18,000 performances that took place in Dublin’s many professional theatres, music halls,...


Theatre in Dublin, 1745–1820

by John C. Greene Lehigh University Press (November 16, 2011)

Theatre in Dublin,1745–1820: A Calendar of Performances is the first comprehensive, daily compendium of more than 18,000 performances that took place in Dublin’s many professional theatres, music halls,...


JARMAN (all this maddening beauty) and other plays

by Caridad Svich Intellect (April 01, 2016)

JARMAN (all this maddening beauty) and other plays is a collection of three radically poetic works for live performance by OBIE award–winning playwright Caridad Svich. The playtexts include a lyrical meditation...


A Reflective Practitioner’s Guide to (Mis)Adventures in Drama Education - or - What Was I Thinking?

by Peter Duffy Intellect (June 01, 2015)

This collection of essays from many of the world’s pre-eminent drama education practitioners captures the challenges and struggles of teaching with honesty, humour, openness, and integrity. Collectively the...


Caroling Through the Psalms: Dramatic, Singable, Recitable Psalms!

by L. L. Larkins Capture Books (September 01, 2016)

Sing or dramatize these psalms at any time of the year for a unique performance!

Comfort and Joy? These are feelings that are often lost in the hype of cheer at Christmastime and in commercial music. These carols...


Scripting Dance in Contemporary India

by Varun Gulati, Maratt Mythili Anoop, Kaustvi Sarkar & Anandi Salinas et al. Lexington Books (January 07, 2016)

Scripting Dance in Contemporary India is an edited volume that engages with multiple dance forms of India and their representations. The contributions are eclectic, including writings by both scholars and performers...


A Journey of Art and Conflict: Weaving Indra's Net

by David Oddie Intellect (August 01, 2015)

A Journey of Art and Conflict: Weaving Indra's Net is a deeply personal exploration of David Oddie's attempts to uncover the potential of the arts as a resource for reconciliation in the wake of conflict and...