"a major initiative to provide detailed reference information for every theatrical figure, every play, every theatre, every major production, and every production company, from Colonial times to the present, in both Canada and the United States." Full Text Plays - Asian American Drama - Black Drama - 1850 to Present - Latino Drama - Twentieth Century North American Drama - North American Women's Drama Reference Works - histories of actors, playwrights, companies, stages, plays
"a fully indexed, cross-referenced and annotated databank of over 60,000 journal articles, books, book articles and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre and performance in 126 countries....contains more than 400 full-text titles, including more than 130 full-text journals...and more than 270 full-text books & monographs."
New Titles Added to the UCF Library
PN2000-3307 Dramatic representation. The theatre
(NOTE: keyword search for "theatre" occasionally retrieves non-theatrical titles)
"The contributions survey the field through eight main lenses:
- world dramaturgy and global perspective
- dramaturgy as function, verb and skill
- dramaturgical leadership and season planning
- production dramaturgy in translation
- adaptation and new play development
- interdisciplinary dramaturgy
- play analysis in postdramatic and new media dramaturgy
- social media and audience outreach."
"offers a wide ranging perspective on how scholars and artists are currently reevaluating the theoretical, historical, and theatrical significance of performance that embraces the agency of inanimate objects. This book proposes a collaborative, responsive model for broader artistic engagement in and with the material world. Its twenty-eight essays aim to advance the study of the puppet not only as a theatrical object, but also as a vibrant artistic and scholarly discipline.This Companion is organized into three sections: theoretical approaches to puppetry and material performance, performing objects in history and tradition, and analyses of puppets, robots, and objects in live and mediated performance."