Category Archives: Books

STR Theatre Book Prize Short List

The judges have announced their short list for this year’s Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2016. They range from a record of the strange goings on in National Theatre … Continue reading


Entry now closed for STR Theatre Book Prize

Entry of books published in 2016 for the STR Theatre Book Prize has now closed. The judges have received a bumper crop this year – the full list of entries, with … Continue reading


Judges Announce STR Theatre Book Prize Short List

The judges have announced their short list for the award of the STR Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2015. They have chosen (listed alphabetically by title): 1606 William Shakespeare … Continue reading


Judges announced for STR Theatre Book Prize

The Society is pleased to announce the judging panel for the Theatre Book Prize to be awarded for books published in 2015. They are: Sam Walters, theatre director, founder and until … Continue reading


Bandits! or, The Collapsing Bridge

Bandits! or, The Collapsing Bridge, the STR members’ subscription publication for 2015, centres on the earliest extant motion picture filmed in a British theatre. Brief but amazingly eventful, it records the … Continue reading


Report of the 2014 Theatre Book Prize Ceremony (May 2015)

The presentation of the STR Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2014 took place on Friday 22nd May 2015 in the Val Parnell Suite of the London Palladium, kindly made … Continue reading


Theatre Book Prize – Winner!

We have a winner! At midday today (22 May) our President Timothy West announced the winner of the STR Theatre Book Prize to a gathering of academics, actors, and other theatre … Continue reading


Theatre Book Prize: Short List

The Society for Theatre Research is pleased to announce the short list for the Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2014. It is: The Oxford Handbook of Georgian Theatre edited … Continue reading


Theatre Book Prize Entries 2014

Books published in 2014 entered for the STR Theatre Book Prize Alphabetically arranged by author, this list of all eligible books entered for the prize provides links to the publisher’s* catalogue … Continue reading


A New Poetics of Chekhov’s Plays: presence through absence

Book-launch: Pushkin House, 5A Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TA, on Tuesday, October 14, at 7pm. Following the paperback release last month of Professor Harai Golomb’s anyone interested in the study, teaching, … Continue reading


Theatre Book Prize 2013 – Judges Announced

We are pleased to announce the judges for this year’s STR Theatre Book Prize. The theatre profession will be represented by director Charlotte Westenra (pictured) Drama critics will be represented by … Continue reading


Book Offer!

The recent new play Red Velvet was based on an incident in the life of young black actor Ira Aldridge. For a limited period, STR members can enjoy a 25% discount … Continue reading