A groundbreaking, cross-cultural reference work exploring the diversity of expression found in rituals, festivals, and performances - uncovering acting techniques and practices from around the world. Beautiful illustrations include masks used in classical Greek dramas.
This theatre reference book provides information on individual dramatists; theatre companies; areas of theatre (e.g. Pantomime; directors; theorists; and an index of play titles, theatres, companies, theatre people and topics.
A detailed and authoritative survey of traditional and contemporary Asian theatre, with entries by over 90 expert contributors. Social studies students will appreciate its glimpses of Asian culture, while literature and drama students will value its exploration of the Asian theatrical tradition.
A comprehensive reference to modern world drama, helping to place authors and works in context. Entires include: synopses; encyclopedic information, such as first publication and production dates; length and setting; as well as notes on philosophical perspectives, dramaturgy, background, and history.
This encyclopedia covers European theatre since World War II. Articles cover history; structure of the theatre community; artistic profile; music theatre; theatre for young audiences; puppet theatre; design; space and architecture; training; criticism; scholarship and publishing; and more.