2021 Theatre & Performance

Researchers like you worldwide achieved countless inspirational breakthroughs in 2021. And you’ve chosen to publish many of those discoveries with Springer Nature. 

You’ll see some selected highlights of these breakthroughs below. Our Editors—who in the course of their daily work see nearly the entire range of published research—have chosen content they think will inspire your next work most.

A selection of 2021's highlighted research

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Insights from the Editorial Team

Felicity Plester, Editorial Director - Humanities, Palgrave Macmillan

Felicity Plester

Our Theatre and Performance portfolio boasts the very best in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research from immersive theatre to contemporary playwrights to devising performance and theatre history. Despite 2020 being a challenging year, we’ve continued to publish a diverse and high-quality programme including:

We hope you enjoy browsing our top content from 2020 and if you would like to find out more about publishing with us then don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of our editors to discuss your idea. Our experienced team will work closely with you on a plan tailored to suit your work and we offer our authors the choice to publish across a range of formats and lengths.