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Author: Gilli Bush-Bailey
ISBN: 0719072514
Language: English
Pages: 272 pages
Category: Performing Arts
Publisher: Manchester University Press; 1 edition (July 1, 2009)
Rating: 4.3
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Manchester University Press, 2013 M07 19 - 272 pages. Drawing on feminist cultural materialist theories and historiographies, 'Treading the bawds' analyses the collaboration between actresses Elizabeth Barry and Anne Bracegirdle and women playwrights such as Aphra Behn and Mary Pix, and traces a line of influence from the time of the first theatres royal to the rebellion that resulted in the creation of a player's co-operative. Bush-Bailey offers a fresh approach to the history of women, seeing their neglected plays in the context of performance.

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Bush-Bailey offers a fresh approach to the history of women, seeing their neglected plays in the context of performance.

Series: Women, Theatre and Performance. By combining detailed analysis of selected plays within the broader context of a playhouse managed by its leading actresses, Bush-Bailey challenges the received historical and literary canons, including a radical solution to the mysterious identity of the anonymous playwright ‘Ariadne’. In no other season on the Late Stuart stage were so many new plays by female playwrights performed by the same company in the same playhouse.

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New Theatre Quarterly. Volume 24, Issue 1. February 2008, p. 103. Gilli Bush-Bailey, Treading the Bawds: Actresses and Playwrights on the Late-Stuart Stage. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2006. 5. 0 ISBN: 978-0719-072-50-5.

Manchester University Press, 2006. Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance. Bodies, Objects and Performance Practices. Theatre Making Theatre History.

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Treading the Bawds: Actresses and Playwrights of the Late-Stuart Stage’ by Gilli Bush Bailey is published . A Woman Keeps a Secret is now being performed in London, at The White Bear Theatre, for the first time in 150 years.

Treading the Bawds: Actresses and Playwrights of the Late-Stuart Stage’ by Gilli Bush Bailey is published by Manchester University Press, ISBN 0-7190-7250-6. Dr Jane Milling, is currently writing a biography of Susanna Centlivre. Dr Gilli Bush-Bailey, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Drama at Royal Holloway and Dr Jane Milling, from the Department of Drama at the University of Exeter join Jenni Murray to explore Susanna Centlivre's life and works.

Drawing on feminist cultural materialist theories and historiographies, 'Treading the bawds' analyses the collaboration between actresses Elizabeth Barry and Anne Bracegirdle and women playwrights such as Aphra Behn and Mary Pix, and traces a line of influence from the time of the first theatres royal to the rebellion that resulted in the creation of a player's co-operative. Bush-Bailey offers a fresh approach to the history of women, seeing their neglected plays in the context of performance. By combining detailed analysis of selected plays within the broader context of a playhouse managed by its leading actresses, Bush-Bailey challenges the received historical and literary canons, including a radical solution to the mysterious identity of the anonymous playwright 'Ariadne'. It is a story of female collaboration and influence with the spotlight focused on the very public world of women in the commercial business of theatre.