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Border-Crossing and Comedy at the Théâtre Italien, 1716–1723

Matthew J. Mcmahan

How do nationalized stereotypes inform the reception and content of the migrant comedian’s work?How do performers adapt? What gets lost (and found) in translation? Border-Crossing and Comedy at the Théâtre Italien, 1716-1723 explores these questions in an...



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The Colonial Public and the Parsi Stage

Rashna Darius Nicholson

The Colonial Public and the Parsi Stage is the first comprehensive study of the Parsi theatre, colonial South and Southeast Asia’s most influential cultural phenomenon and the precursor of the Indian cinema industry. By providing extensive, unpublished information...



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A History of East African Theatre, Volume 1

Jane Plastow

This book is the first ever transnational theatre study of an African region. Covering nine nations in two volumes, the project covers a hundred years of theatre making across Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda.This volume...



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Touring Variety in the Asia Pacific Region, 1946–1975

Jonathan Bollen

Aviation extended the horizon of international touring across Asia and the Pacific in the 1950s and 1960s. Nightclubs in Hong Kong, Manila, Melbourne, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, and Taipei presented an international array of touring acts. This book investigates how this...



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Transnational Chinese Theatres

Rossella Ferrari

This is the first systematic study of networks of performance collaboration in the contemporary Chinese-speaking world and of their interactions with the artistic communities of the wider East Asian region. It investigates the aesthetics and politics of...



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Theatre and Music in Manila and the Asia Pacific, 1869-1946

Melê Yamomo

This book examines the intersection between sound and modernity in dramatic and musical performance in Manila and the Asia-Pacific between 1869 and 1948. During this period, tolerant political regimes resulted in the globalization of capitalist relations and the...



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Theatre, Globalization and the Cold War

Christopher B. Balme , Berenika Szymanski-Düll

This book examines how the Cold War had a far-reaching impact on theatre by presenting a range of current scholarship on the topic from scholars from a dozen countries. They represent in turn a variety of perspectives, methodologies and theatrical genres, including not...



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