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Introduction: What is Popular Performance?

Popular Performance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Little Tich is not a stage play In April 1912, the actor, playwright and theatre manager Granville Barker brought a test case against the Tivoli music hall, claiming that it was illegally presenting ‘stage plays that had not been allowed...

Conclusion

Louise Peacock

Louise Peacock is assistant professor of theatre practice at the University of Southern California, USA. She is the author of Serious Play: Modern Clown Performance (2009) and Slapstick and Comic Performance: Comedy and Pain (2014). She is a member of the editorial board of Comedy Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Performance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In the introduction, Oliver Double put forward the four key features of popular performance as defined in this volume. So, in retrospect we can not only confirm the importance of those key features but can also demonstrate how connections...

Aesthetics, Instrumentalism and Ethics in Health and Wellbeing

Veronica Baxter

Katharine E. Low is a lecturer in Applied Theatre and Community Performance at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, UK. She has previously researched and facilitated practice in Tanzania and South Africa with specific reference to sexual health and local responses to HIV/AIDS prevention, as well as working with HIV+ refugee women in Manchester. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Applied Theatre: Performing Health and Wellbeing

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...This chapter will predominantly focus on analysing the ‘application’ of theatre and performance to health and wellbeing – in particular where artistic practices intentionally work as pedagogy and intervention towards effective and affective...

Previews, Opening Night and Beyond

Matthew White

Matthew White is an actor, theatre director and writer. He has taught and directed at many of the leading theatre schools in London, including The Royal Academy of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Directing in the West End includes; Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre), Sweet Charity (Theatre Royal, Haymarket), and Little Shop of Horrors (Duke of York’s Theatre). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Staging Musicals : An Essential Guide

Methuen Drama, 2019

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...Previews DAVID CHARLES ABELL Previews offer another process altogether – you will be performing at night and rehearsing during the day. It can be exhausting. Performances which precede the opening night are referred to as previews...

Understanding Health, Wellbeing, the Millennium Development Goals and Health Inequities

Applied Theatre: Performing Health and Wellbeing

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...In this chapter, I explore understandings and perceptions of health and wellbeing We have chosen the spelling of ‘wellbeing’, but maintained authors’ original spelling in quotations. and consider how these terms...

Popular Community Theatre

The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary South African Theatre

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...The Seed; To Be Like This Rock ( Umsindo Theatre Projects) The Milk Factory; Fikile (Emuhle All Artists) Introduction During the apartheid...

The Lion King: A ‘Blockbuster Feline’ on Broadway and Beyond

The Disney Musical on Stage and Screen : Critical Approaches from “Snow White” to “Frozen”

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...Charles Isherwood used ‘blockbuster feline’ in his review of Aladdin, New York Times, 20 March 2014...

What’s Special about Stand-Up Comedy? Josie Long’s Lost Treasures of the Black Heart

Sophie Quirk

Dr Sophie Quirk is a Lecturer in Drama at the University of Kent, UK, where she teaches stand-up comedy and popular performance. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Performance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...You turn off London’s busy Camden High Street and down an insalubrious side road. The place you’re looking for has no signage as such, just a large black heart, cast in metal, hanging from its front wall. Inside, you find a dark and comfy...

Selecting the Show

Matthew White

Matthew White is an actor, theatre director and writer. He has taught and directed at many of the leading theatre schools in London, including The Royal Academy of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Directing in the West End includes; Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre), Sweet Charity (Theatre Royal, Haymarket), and Little Shop of Horrors (Duke of York’s Theatre). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Staging Musicals : An Essential Guide

Methuen Drama, 2019

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...Producer At the heart of every theatrical enterprise there’s an individual known as the producerPlease note that when a new term is used for the first time it is emboldened and will be included in the index at the back of the book. who...

Music and the Aura of Reality in Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

The Disney Musical on Stage and Screen : Critical Approaches from “Snow White” to “Frozen”

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...The association between Disney heroines and singing is very strong, dating back to 1937 and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first feature-length animated Disney film. This chapter is based on a paper I delivered at the 2005...