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  1. In the Wake of Medea
    Through the figure of Medea, shows how important violence was for seventeenth-century French tragedy and contextualizes that violence in a longer literary and philosophical history from Ovid to Pasolini.... Learn More
    Published: 4th August 2020
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  2. Queering Drag
    Theatrical gender-bending, also called drag, is a popular form of entertainment and a subject of scholarly study. However, most drag studies do not question the standard words and ideas used to convey this performance genre. Drawing... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2020
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. Acting Egyptian
    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, during the “protectorate” period of British occupation in Egypt—theaters and other performance sites were vital for imagining, mirroring, debating, and shaping competing... Learn More
    Published: 2nd December 2019
    Hardback | £43.00
  4. Sketch Comedy
    In Sketch Comedy: Identity, Reflexivity, and American Television, Nick Marx examines some of the genre's most memorable—and controversial—moments from the early days of television to the contemporary line-up. Whether creating... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2019
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  5. Inside Killjoy’s Kastle
    Exploring the making and experience of a lesbian feminist haunted house, this book reframes and reclaims queer feminist histories with humour, provocation, and theoretical sophistication.... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2019
    Paperback | £26.99
    PDF | £37.00
  6. Outriders
    Rodeo is a dangerous and painful performance in which only the strongest and most skilled riders succeed. In the popular imagination, the western rodeo hero is often a stoic white man who embodies the toughness and independence... Learn More
    Published: 2nd October 2019
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  7. The Pilates Effect
    A fascinating and inspiring story of fitness in America, The Pilates Effect showcases the people and events that formed an iconic industry. Redfield and Holmes offer inspiration and practical advice for how Pilates can offer change... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2019
    Hardback | £52.00
    Paperback | £13.99
  8. Josephine Baker and Katherine Dunham
    Josephine Baker and Katherine Dunham were the two most acclaimed and commercially successful African American dancers of their era and among the first black women to enjoy international screen careers. Both also produced fascinating... Learn More
    Published: 16th August 2019
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  9. Rust Belt Burlesque
    Rust Belt Burlesque traces the history of burlesque in Cleveland from the 1800s to the present, while also telling the story of Bella Sin, a Mexican immigrant who largely drove Northeast Ohio’s burlesque comeback. Over 100 color... Learn More
    Published: 10th July 2019
    Paperback | £19.99
  10. Mormons, Musical Theater, and Belonging in America
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints adopted the vocal and theatrical traditions of American musical theater as important theological tenets. As Church membership grew, leaders saw how the genre could help define the... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2019
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  11. Dancing Revolution
    Throughout American history, patterns of political intent and impact have linked the wide range of dance movements performed in public places. Groups diverse in their cultural or political identities, or in both, long ago seized... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2019
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  12. Last Acts
    Last Acts: The Art of Dying on the Early Modern Stage shows how theater reflects, enables, and contests the politicization of life and death. The book analyzes representations of dying in plays by writers including Marlowe, Shakespeare... Learn More
    Published: 7th May 2019
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £21.99
    EPUB | £26.00
    PDF | £26.00
  13. Styling Blackness in Chile
    In Styling Blackness in Chile, Juan Eduardo Wolf explores the multiple ways that Black individuals in Arica have performed music and dance to frame their Blackness in relationship to other groups of performers—a process he calls... Learn More
    Published: 30th April 2019
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  14. Poetics of History
    Poetics of History places Rousseau at the origin of modern speculative philosophy by showing that his thinking on the theater, despite its dependence on a false and conventional reading of Aristotle, nonetheless articulates a... Learn More
    Published: 5th February 2019
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £21.99
    EPUB | £26.00
    PDF | £26.00
  15. The Rise of the Modern Yiddish Theater
    Alyssa Quint explores the early years of the modern Yiddish theater, from roughly 1876 to 1883, through the works of one of its best-known and most colorful figures, Avrom Goldfaden.... Learn More
    Published: 24th January 2019
    Hardback | £52.00
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