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Theatre in Passing explores spaces of performance in contemporary Moscow. Inspired by French philosopher Michel de Certeau’s model of a 'second, poetic geography' in which the walker - the everyday practitioner - invents the space observed by the voyeur, this book takes the reader on a tour of spaces of performance in contemporary Moscow. Through text and photography, the city’s 'theatrical geography' is uncovered, from the Bolshoi Theater in Theater Square to hidden gems like the recently restored Kuskovo estate. With additional sections on street theater and other public gatherings, Theatre in Passing is a must-read book for anyone curious about the theatrical architecture and geography of Russia’s capital.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Elena Siemens
Publisher: Intellect Books
Release: 2011-01-01
File: 218 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781841505831

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Genre: Theater
Author: Edward Augustus Dithmar
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Release: 1897
File: 142 Pages
ISBN-13: MINN:31951002087265E

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Passing Performances gathers a range of critical and biographical essays on notable personalities whose major contributions to the stage occurred before 1969, the year of the Stonewall riots that kicked off the gay rights movement in the United States. How these theater practitioners variously "passed"-- i.e., managed unconventional sexual inclinations both on- and offstage--significantly determined the course of their personal and professional lives and thus the course of U.S. theater history. The actors, directors, producers, and agents examined here include Edwin Forrest, Charlotte Cushman, and Adah Isaacs Menken, whose personal lives and careers traded on the same-sex erotics of "true love" in the antebellum period; Elisabeth Marbury, Elsie de Wolfe, Elsie Janis, Nance O'Neil, and Alla Nazimova, whose intimate female liaisons were variously interpreted around the turn of the century; the "lavender marriages" of Alfred Lunt to Lynne Fontanne and Guthrie McClintic to Katharine Cornell; the lesbian collaborations of Margaret Webster and Cheryl Crawford; the comic antics of Monty Woolley, which negotiated codified constructions of homosexual perversion in the post-Freudian interwar years; and the on- and offstage performances of Mary Martin and Joe Cino, which resisted the paranoid enforcements of heterosexual normality in the McCarthy era. Central to these investigations are the complex connections of performances of sexuality and gender and their different implications for men and women practitioners working under pervasive sexism and homophobia. The volume also includes striking archival photographs of the performers and their performances, and an index to facilitate the cross-referencing of subjects' intersecting careers. Passing Performances will engage both general and academic readers interested in theater, gay and lesbian history, American studies, and biography. Robert A. Schanke is Professor of Theatre and Chair of the Division of Fine Arts, Central College, Iowa. Kim Marra is Associate Professor of Theatre Arts, University of Iowa.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Robert A. Schanke
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Release: 1998
File: 338 Pages
ISBN-13: 0472066811

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Genre: Music
Author: John Franceschina
Publisher: BearManor Media
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Provides an international forum where theatrical scholarship and practice can meet.

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Genre: Drama
Author: Simon Trussler
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2003-09-11
File: 104 Pages
ISBN-13: 0521535891

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Release: 1895
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ISBN-13: UOM:39015018052970

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Genre: Theater
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Release: 1999
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ISBN-13: IND:30000107220950

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One of a series discussing topics of interest in theatre studies from theoretical, methodological, philosophical and historical perspectives. The books are aimed at drama and theatre teachers, advanced students in schools and colleges, arts authorities, actors, playwrights, critics and directors.

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Genre: Drama
Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 1992-06-04
File: 95 Pages
ISBN-13: 0521429412

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Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
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Release: 1866
File: Pages
ISBN-13: OXFORD:555100675

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