The Encyclopedia's inclusive approach encompasses opera and film, dance and radio, and para-theatrical, non-dramatic performances including circuses and carnivals, and parades and public executions--providing extensive coverage from ancient Greek theatre to the latest developments in London, Paris, New York, and around the globe.
International in scope, this book is a reference work on the English-speaking theatre in the twentieth century. Arranged alphabetically, it consists of some 2500 entries written by 280 contributors from 20 countries.
Includes extensive biographical and career information on more than 20,000 professionals currently working in the entertainment industry, including biographical and education data, performances, recordings, writing, and awards.
Provides a guide to the American stage from its beginnings to the present. The volume includes playwrights, plays, actors, directors, producers, songwriters, famous playhouses, dramatic movements, and much more.
This edition draws upon more than 130 sources and 500 volumes that have been surveyed and indexed, providing information on more than 90,000 individuals from the earliest times to the present. For each person listed in the index, the following is provided where available: Name (with cross-references to stage names, pseudonyms, etc.);Birth and death date; Nationality & Theatrical occupation(s).
An international team of over 50 contributors provide authoritative overviews on a variety of topics across Asia, including dance, music, puppetry, make-up and costume, architecture, colonialism, modernity, gender, musicals, and intercultural Shakespeare.
This volume traces the history of Latin American theater, including the Nuyorican and Chicano theaters of the United States, and surveys its history from the pre-Columbian period to the present. Sections cover individual Latin American countries. Each section features alphabetically arranged entries for playwrights, independent theaters, and cultural movements.
One of the first internationally published overviews of theatrical activity across the Arab World. Includes 160,000 words and over 125 photographs from 22 different Arab countries from Africa to the Middle East.
The Punchdrunk Encyclopaedia is the definitive book on the company's work to date, and records the founding principles and mission of the company, documenting its evolving creative process and operational structures.
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