Performance and Identity in Irish Stand-Up Comedy: The Comic by S. Colleary

By S. Colleary

one of many cultural phenomena to ensue in eire within the final twenty years has been the hugely profitable development of stand-up comedy as a favored leisure style. This ebook examines stand-up comedy from the viewpoint of the narrated self, in the course of the prism of the fabricated comedy character, together with Tommy Tiernan, Dylan Moran and Maeve Higgins.

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Theatre in the Third Reich, the Prewar Years: Essays on by Glen Gadberry

By Glen Gadberry

This quantity considers prewar theatre in Hitler's Germany, a formerly overlooked topic in theatre historical past. a longer advent units the theatre scene of 1933 and charts the foremost theatre laws and businesses shaped that yr. The preliminary essay examines the unified folks group used to accomplish energy and served via purged and revived German paintings. performs that completed nice luck in Nazi Germany―Die endlose Strasse by means of Sigmund Graff and 6 works via Eberhard Wolfgang Moller―are thought of. In essays dedicated to particular theatres, the paintings examines how Reinhardt's Grosses Schauspielhaus fared less than the Nazis and the way the neighborhood Detmold Stadttheater was once obliged to watch the recent politicized aesthetics.

The recognized and privileged actor Werner Krauss is the topic of an essay on creative accountability, whereas a bankruptcy on 3 famed directors―Grundgens, Fehling, and Hilpert―shows how artists maneuvered for inventive freedom. The Propaganda Ministry's first nationwide pageant in Dresden in 1934 is roofed. the ultimate essays examine minority theatre―Jewish theatre within the anti-Semitic 3rd Reich and, as a postscript to the amount, theatre within the Nazi focus camps.

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The Audience Book of Theatre Quotations by Louis Phillips

By Louis Phillips

Now in its second variation, we have improved this book's dimension through a 3rd with extra nice costs, a newly designed conceal, and more!

The viewers e-book of Theatre Quotations is a lifelong hard work of affection through Professor Phillips. when you've got whatever to do with the theater, you need to purchase and preserve this book!

"I've been lucky to spend many a day with writer Louis Phillips, sharing his insightful appreciation of films, performs and poetry. success has come your method! the following you may have it: Theatre treasures from A to Z. you choose the time (lots or little) and allow Louis be your journey consultant into this wondrous chronicle. "The viewers e-book of Theatre Quotations" commemorates recitals either malicious and hilarious. you will not have the capacity to withstand lengthy applause and a status ovation!"
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San Francisco Theater: Company of the Golden Hind by Rachmael Ben-Avram

By Rachmael Ben-Avram

a private account of a local Theater in the course of ten years (1951-1961) with enthusiastic audiences in San Francisco and Berkeley. The repertoire ranged from "The Boy pal" and Bernstein's "Candide" to "Comedy of mistakes" and "King Lear" and incorporated chamber productions of Mozart's Operas. the corporate of the Golden Hind used to be one of the first ten local Theaters which acquired the first actual supplies to theaters provided by means of the Ford Foundation.

When Brooks Atkinson of "The big apple occasions" visited San Francisco he gave the Golden Hind construction of T.S. Eliot's "Murder within the Cathedral" a rave evaluate within the occasions, finishing with "...under the arched roof of an outdated laundry construction [The Golden Hind corporation] keeps poetic exaltation and makes exhibit enterprise glance shabbier than ever."

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Play and Performance: Play and Culture Studies (Play and by Carrie Lobman,Barbara E. O'Neill,Jim

By Carrie Lobman,Barbara E. O'Neill,Jim Johnson,Marjanovic-Shane, Ferholt, Miyazaki, Nilsson, Rainio, Hakkarainen, Pe?ic, Beljan,Debora B. Wisneski,Milda Bredikyte,Pentti Hakkarainen,Ruth Harman,Kristen French,Nicole Schectman,Jennifer Knudsen,Sally Bailey,P

Play and Performance bargains desire to these lamenting the lack of play within the twenty-first century and goals to develop the knowledge of what play is. This quantity showcases the paintings of courses from early early life via maturity, in quite a few academic and healing settings, and from a number theoretical and useful views. The chapters hide an array of practices that may be noticeable around the play to functionality continuum. Taken jointly, the myriad ways in which play is functionality and function is play develop into transparent, occasionally blurring the necessity for contrast. the quantity offers play advocates, researchers and practitioners a wealth of sensible and theoretical principles for increasing using functionality as a device for developing playful environments the place teenagers and adults can create and develop.

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Watching War on the Twenty-First Century Stage: Spectacles by Clare Finburgh

By Clare Finburgh

What can we watch after we watch struggle? Who manages public perceptions of struggle and the way? Watching conflict at the Twenty-First-Century degree: Spectacles of Conflict is the 1st booklet to check how theatre within the united kingdom has staged, debated and challenged the ways that spectacle is habitually weaponized in instances of warfare. The 'battle for hearts and minds' and the 'war of pictures' are fields of strive against that may be as strong as armed clash. And at the present time, spectacle and clash – the 2 options that body the ebook – have joined forces through audio-visual applied sciences in ways in which are extra robust than ever.
Clare Finburgh's unique and interdisciplinary interrogation offers a richly provocative account of the structuring position that spectacle performs in battle, attractive with the works of thinker man Debord, cultural theorist Jean Baudrillard, visible reports expert Marie-José Mondzain, and function student Hans-Thies Lehmann. She deals coherence to a wide and increasing box of theatrical warfare illustration by way of analysing in cautious element a spectrum of works as assorted as expressionist drama, documentary theatre, comedy, musical satire and dance theatre. She demonstrates how good points detailed to the theatrical artwork, specifically the development of a fiction within the presence of the viewers, can current probabilities for a extra proficient engagement with how spectacles of conflict are produced and circulated.
If we watch with extra resistance, we might give a contribution in major how you can the demilitarization of pictures. And what if this have been step one in the direction of a literal demilitarization?

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Arts of Perception: The Epistemological Mentality of the by Jeremy Robbins

By Jeremy Robbins

Arts of Perception deals a brand new account of a key interval in Spanish heritage and tradition and a basic reassessment of its significant writers and intellectuals, together with Gracián, Quevedo, Calderón, Saavedra Fajardo, López de Vega, and Sor Juana.


Reading those figures within the context of ecu concept and the recent technology, and philosophy, the learn considers how they built numerous ‘arts of notion’ - complicated perceptual thoughts designed to beat and take advantage of epistemic difficulties to permit anyone to behave successfully within the ethical, political, social or non secular sphere. The learn takes as its topic the specified epistemological mentality at the back of such ‘arts of perception’. This mentality was once fostered through the artistic interplay of scepticism and Stoicism, and located expression within the key thoughts ser/parecer and engaño/desengaño. The paintings lines the emergence, improvement, and influence of those innovations on Spanish notion and culture.


As good as providing new interpretations of particular significant figures, Arts of Perception deals an interpretation of the mentality of a complete tradition because it made the fraught transition to highbrow modernity. As such it levels over various discourses and formative contexts and offers a wealth of recent fabric so one can be of use to all these trying to comprehend and interpret the literature, tradition and considered Golden Age Spain.


This ebook used to be formerly released as a distinct factor of The Bulletin of Spanish Studies.

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Audition Success (A Theatre Arts Book) by Don Greene

By Don Greene

Audition Success provides a groundbreaking procedure that has already made Don Greene one of many country's top audition running shoes. Combining especially designed self-tests and real-life examples from the careers of 2 performers, Audition Success may help performers comprehend what prevents them from nailing an audition and provides them the instruments to arrive their goals.

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Chaos Theory: a play seeking order by Courtney Meaker

By Courtney Meaker

Synopsis: while her lover disappears Frannie sinks right into a pajamas-only melancholy. Her buddies try and distract her with a e-book approximately chaos thought little understanding they’re headed down a slippery direction via engaging exchange realities. Does the computer they’re development truly paintings, or are they luring one another into collective delusions of wish-fulfillment? And what if those seductive adjustments result in the top of the area?

Cast measurement: varied solid of 4

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