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Theatre And Sexuality
Author: Jill Dolan
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Release Date: 2010-06-30
Pages: 120
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Why is it useful to look at theatre and performance through the lens of sexual identity? How has commercial theatre embraced gay and lesbian work? Theatre& Sexuality introduces critical methods and artistic practices that link drama, theatre and performance with minority sexualities in both the U.S. and UK. It narrates a select history of LGBTQ theatre from the early 20th century through today. Including an extended reading of Split Britches/Bloolips' production Belle Reprieve, the book offers clear analysis, as well as a celebration, of LGBTQ performance. Foreword by Tim Miller

Theatre And Audience
Author: Helen Freshwater
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Release Date: 2009-06-02
Pages: 80
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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What does theatre do for – and to – those who witness, watch, and participate in it? Theatre& Audience provides a provocative overview of the questions raised by theatrical encounters between performers and audiences. Focusing on European and North American theatre and its audiences in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, it explores belief in theatre's potential to influence, impact and transform. Illustrated by examples of performance which have sought to generate active audience involvement – from Brecht's epic theatre to the Blue Man Group – it seeks to unsettle any simple equation between audience participation and empowerment. Foreword by Lois Weaver

The Making Of Theatre History
Author: Paul Kuritz
Publisher: PAUL KURITZ
Release Date: 1988
Pages: 468
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The Cambridge Guide To Theatre
Author: Martin Banham
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 1995-09-21
Pages: 1233
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Includes information about playwrights, important actors and directors, theaters, companies, movements, events, technology, and other aspects of theater.

Theatre And Ethics
Author: Nicholas Ridout
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Release Date: 2009-06-02
Pages: 80
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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What is ethics and what has it got to do with theatre? Theatre& Ethics is about how to act. It explores theatre as a practice through which we experiment with ethical action. Drawing on vivid examples from Sophocles through Shakespeare, to Brecht and the contemporary theatre of Goat Island and Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio, the book highlights key moments in the history of theatre as an ethical practice and raises fundamental questions about what theatre is for and how audiences interact with it.

Theatre And The Body
Author: Colette Conroy
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Release Date: 2009-12-04
Pages: 80
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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What do we mean when we talk about bodies in theatre? And how does theatre affect the way we think about the human body? Bodies are vital elements of theatre production and spectatorship. But the body is not just physical, it is also conceptual. Drawing on many examples from contemporary performance, Theatre& the Body is a provocative starting point for understanding the surprisingly complex relationship between theatre and the body. Concise and clear, this book explores the revealing tensions between the body, bodies, language, representation and movement in the theatre. Foreword by Marina Abramovic

The Language Of Theatre
Author: Martin Harrison
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release Date: 1998
Pages: 316
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Theatre has provided many words and meanings which we use - ignorant of their origins - in everyday writing and speech. This is the first book to explore 2,000 theatre terms in depth, in some cases tracing their history over two and a half millenia, in others exploring expressions less than a decade old. Terms are defined, shown in use and cross-referenced in ways which will fascinate theatre-goers, help theatre students and encourage those engaged in the theatre to examine the familiar from new angles.

Theatre And Globalization
Author: Dan Rebellato
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Release Date: 2009-06-02
Pages: 80
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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What is globalization? What role is there for the theatre in a globalizing world? This original and provocative book explores the contribution that theatre has made to our slowly evolving consciousness of our world as a whole. Drawing on sources from Aeschylus to The Lion King, Chekhov to Complicite, tragedy to advertising, the book argues for theatre's importance as a site of resistance to the ruthless spread of the global market. Foreword by Mark Ravenhill

Theatre
Author: Marvin Carlson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2014
Pages: 131
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Theatre is one of the longest-standing art forms of modern civilization. Taking a global look at how various forms of theatre - including puppetry, dance, and mime - have been interpreted and enjoyed, this Very Short Introduction explores all aspects of the theatre, including its relationship with religion, literature, and its value worldwide.

Theatre Audiences
Author: Susan Bennett
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release Date: 1997
Pages: 248
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Susan Bennett's landmark work, Theatre Audiences, explores the audience's role in traditional and avant-garde theatre, and the impact of the spectator upon the performance itself. This 2nd edition includes a new chapter, new conclusion and illustrations.