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British Theatre in the Great War

A Revaluation

by Professor Gordon Williams

<p>British Theatre in the Great War deals with a theatrical phase customarily dismissed by those charting twentieth-century developments. What becomes clear is that assessment by unsuitable literary criteria has masked the importance of the war ...

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Broadway Swings

Covering the Ensemble in Musical Theatre

by Lyndy Franklin Smith & J. Austin Eyer

<p>In this textbook for performers, the position of a Swing-an Understudy for the Ensemble-on Broadway is examined from every angle, showing just how vital Swings are to the success of any musical theatre production.<br /> Authors J. Austin ...

ISBN: 9781472590022

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Broadway Yearbook 2001-2002

A Relevant and Irreverent Record

by Steven Suskin

<p>Called the &quot;theater equivalent of longtime New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael&quot; by <em>Matinee Magazine,</em> critic and producer Steven Suskin chronicles the 2001-2002 theater season in his latest installment in the <em>Broadway ...

ISBN: 9780190289263

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Brutus and Other Heroines

Playing Shakespeare's Roles for Women

by Harriet Walter

ISBN: 9781848422933

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Building the Wall

by Robert Schenkkan

<p>America, 2019. A President impeached.<br /> In a world of ‘fake news’, can anyone admit the truth?</p> <p>2019, America. Rick is incarcerated awaiting sentencing for the crime of the century. He grants just one interview – to Gloria, an ...

ISBN: 9781786824905

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Busking It

by Danusia Samal

<p>Cities are full of stories – it’s amazing what you hear if you stop and listen.</p> <p>Drawing on her decade of singing on the tube, Danusia Samal’s <em>Busking It</em> is a journey through the tunnels of the London Underground.</p> <p>A ...

ISBN: 9781786825568

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Buzz Buzz! Playwrights, Actors and Directors at the National Theatre

by Jonathan Croall

<p>Containing over a hundred interviews conducted over the last fifteen years with leading directors, actors and writers at the National Theatre, <em>Buzz Buzz!</em> is a fantastic compendium that offers unrivalled insight into the work and ...

ISBN: 9781408105191

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Candide

by Voltaire & Mr Mark Ravenhill

<p><em>All the world's an Xbox and you're a player</em></p> <p>Candide is an optimist. A dreamer. He believes that everything is for the best in the best of all possible worlds. But that belief is about to be tested as Candide's comfortable ...

ISBN: 9781472522351

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Carmen and the Staging of Spain

Recasting Bizet's Opera in the Belle Epoque

by Michael Christoforidis

Carmen and the Staging of Spain explores the Belle Époque fascination with Spanish entertainment that refashioned Bizet's opera and gave rise to an international "Carmen industry." Authors Michael Christoforidis and Elizabeth Kertesz challenge ...

ISBN: 9780195384567

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Carnival and Power

Play and Politics in a Crown Colony

by Vicki Ann Cremona

<p>This book shows how Carnival under British colonial rule became a locus of resistance as well as an exercise and affirmation of power. Carnival is both a space of theatricality and a site of politics, where the playful, participatory aspects ...

ISBN: 9783319706566

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Caryl Churchill's Top Girls

by Alicia Tycer

<p>Caryl Churchill is widely considered to be one of the most innovative playwrights to haveemerged in post-war British theatre. Identified as a socialist feminist writer, she is one of the few British women playwrights to have been incorporated

ISBN: 9781441158291

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Casualties

by Ross Ericson

<p><em>&quot;Being on a tightrope is living, everything else is waiting.”</em></p> <p>When Gary Maddocks rejoins Mike Evans and his Counter IED Team in Afghanistan he is pleased. He has been finding life back home with Emma dull and is ...

ISBN: 9781472524119

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Celebrity, Performance, Reception

British Georgian Theatre as Social Assemblage

by David Worrall

<p>By 1800 London had as many theatre seats for sale as the city's population. This was the start of the capital's rise as a centre for performing arts. Bringing to life a period of extraordinary theatrical vitality, David Worrall re-examines ...

ISBN: 9781107425699

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Cheap Print and Popular Song in the Nineteenth Century

A Cultural History of the Songster

by Paul Watt, Derek B. Scott & Patrick Spedding

<p>This book is a cultural history of the nineteenth-century songster: pocket-sized anthologies of song texts, usually without musical notation. It examines the musical, social, commercial and aesthetic functions songsters served and the ...

ISBN: 9781108161268

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Chekhov on Theatre

by Anton Chekhov

A unique collection of everything that Chekhov wrote about the theatre. Chekhov started writing about theatre in newspaper articles and in his own letters even before he began writing plays. Later, he wrote in detail about his own plays to ...

ISBN: 9781848420755

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Child Labor in the British Victorian Entertainment Industry

1875–1914

by Dyan Colclough

Child labor greatly contributed to the cultural and economic success of the British Victorian theatrical industry. At the end of the nineteenth century and into the twentieth, there was an unprecedented increase in the national labor force of ...

ISBN: 9781137496027

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Choral Mediations in Greek Tragedy

by Renaud Gagné & Marianne Govers Hopman

<p>This volume explores how the choruses of Greek tragedy creatively combined media and discourses to generate their own specific forms of meaning. The contributors analyse choruses as fictional, religious and civic performers; as combinations ...

ISBN: 9781107065598

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Choreographing Copyright

Race, Gender, and Intellectual Property Rights in American Dance

by Anthea Kraut

<p><em>Choreographing Copyright</em> is a new historical and cultural analysis of U.S. dance-makers' investment in intellectual property rights. Stretching from the late nineteenth century to the early twenty-first, the book reconstructs efforts

ISBN: 9780190277307

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Choreographing Problems

Expressive Concepts in European Contemporary Dance and Performance

by Dr Bojana Cvejic

<p ><span style="font-style:italic;" >Choreographing Problems: Expressive Concepts in European Contemporary Dance and Performance</span> illuminates the relationship between the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and experimental dance and performance

ISBN: 9781137437402

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Choreographing Problems

Expressive Concepts in Contemporary Dance and Performance

by Bojana Cvejic

<p>This book illuminates the relationship between philosophy and experimental choreographic practice today in the works of leading European choreographers. A discussion of key issues in contemporary performance from the viewpoint of Deleuze, ...

ISBN: 9781137437396

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