22 April 2015 / Books

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 by Julian Swindells & David Frances Taylor
(Oxford University Press)

Home on the Stage by Nicholas Grene
(Cambridge University Press)

Moving Shakespeare Indoors edited by Andrew Gurr & Farah Karim-Cooper
(Cambridge University Press)

Oliver! by Marc Napolitano
(Oxford University Press)

Women and Shakespeare in the Eighteenth Century by Fiona Ritchie
(Cambridge University Press)

The winner will be announced at an award ceremony on Friday 22nd May 2015 at the London Palladium at 11am to which members are warmly invited. Our President will welcome guests and the judges will speak about the books before the presentation to winner is be made by a guest yet to be announced. Space is limited and members wishing to attend should e-mail to secure a place and mention their membership.

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