The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance

Overview

What is theatre?

What is performance?

What connects them and how are they different?

What events, people, practices and ideas have shaped theatre and performance in the twentieth and twenty-first century?

The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance offers some answers to these big questions. It provides an analytical, informative and engaging introduction to important ...

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The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance

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Overview

What is theatre?

What is performance?

What connects them and how are they different?

What events, people, practices and ideas have shaped theatre and performance in the twentieth and twenty-first century?

The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance offers some answers to these big questions. It provides an analytical, informative and engaging introduction to important people, companies, events, concepts and practices that have defined the complementary fields of theatre and performance studies. This fully updated second edition contains three easy to use alphabetized sections including over 120 revised entries on topics and people ranging from performance artist Ron Athey, to directors Vsevold Meyerhold and Robert Wilson, megamusicals , postdramatic theatre and documentation. Each entry includes crucial historical and contextual information, extensive cross-referencing, detailed analysis and an annotated bibliography.

The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance is a perfect reference guide for the keen student.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415636315
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/2/2014
  • Series: Routledge Companions Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 304

Meet the Author

Paul Allain is Professor of Theatre and Performance at the University of Kent, and author of The Art of Stillness: The Theatre Practice of Tadashi Suzuki (Methuen, 2002), and has published extensively on Polish theatre as well as performer processes.

Jen Harvie of Queen Mary, University of London is author of Staging the UK (Manchester, 2005), and has written widely on the relationships between contemporary performance and cultural identities.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction Part I: People and Companies Part II: Events Part III: Concepts and Practices A chronology of world/performance events, births and deaths Select Bibliography Index

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