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Theater (2015) 45 (2): 5–21.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Cláudia Tatinge Nascimento In this article, Cláudia Tatinge Nascimento discusses Brazilian contemporary theater with a focus on the works of playwrights Dib Carneiro Neto, Newton Moreno, Jô Bilac, and Diogo Liberano. She provides an introduction to the country's current cultural and political...
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Theater (1992) 23 (1): 58–62.
Published: 01 February 1992
...James Schevill Copyright © THEATER 1992 1992 TOWARDS A NEW POETIC REALISM IN. CONTEMPORARY THEATER JAMES SCHEVILL...
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Theater (1981) 13 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 February 1981
...Lenora Champagne Copyright © THEATER 1981 1981 CONTEMPORARY THEATER IN FRANCE Armand Gatti: Toward Spectacle without Spectators Gatti is the exponent...
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Theater (1981) 13 (1): 43–50.
Published: 01 February 1981
...Bettina Knapp Copyright © THEATER 1981 1981 CONTEMPORARYTHEATERINFRANCE that will end her torments: eroticism, drugs, Collective Creation...
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Theater (1981) 13 (1): 51–54.
Published: 01 February 1981
... darkening theater: “We should suddenly imagine that they are identical.” The Head-Waiter arrives with a single cup of coffee, and the two men refuse it with identical gestures. The Head-Waiter lowers the blinds on our stage picture. As in some contemporary painting, what we see is what...
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Theater (1995) 25 (3): 64–79.
Published: 01 November 1995
... In June of 1994, I interviewed four Russian theater artists who represent overlapping phases in the ideological formation of the contemporary Russian stage. The youngest is Evgeny Kamenkovich, whose career is an object-lesson in the entrepreneurial savvy an artist needs to survive in Russia today...
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Theater (1992) 23 (3): 94–95.
Published: 01 November 1992
... The Critical Panopticon: Essays in Theater and Contemporary Aesthetics by Mohammad Kowsar (Peter Lang, 1991). Copyright © THEATER 1992 1992 BOOK REVIEWS The Age and Stage of George L. Fox episodes, Irwin's play conveys the rise and because, Kelly shows...
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Theater (2024) 54 (2): 17–29.
Published: 01 May 2024
... the proliferation of the teaching of devising practices around the country. Kuharski also places the concerns of the institute within the larger forces challenging contemporary theater, discussing how on the one hand they seem to threaten the historic legacies of such alternative theater practices while...
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Theater (2009) 39 (3): 11–23.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Bernd Stegemann Ten years after the original German-language publication of Hans-Thies Lehmann's Postdramatic Theater —a book that altered the critical discourse about contemporary theater practice—Bernd Stegemann weighs the ramifications of Lehmann's book as European theater artists struggle...
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Theater (2008) 38 (2): 9–29.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Andrea Tompa Retracing the movements of Hungarian theater over the past ten years, Andrea Tompa details the rise of Hungary's two most influential independent and contemporary theater directors, Árpád Schilling and Béla Pintér. With the collapse of the Soviet Union, an emergent, internationally...
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Theater (2011) 41 (1): 9–25.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Katherine Clarke Katherine Clarke charts the development of Belfast's contemporary theater scene, particularly how it has grown since the Good Friday Agreement in 1998 brought relative stability to the city. She describes an older generation of theater artists whose work chronicles Belfast's recent...
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Theater (2013) 43 (1): 9–39.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Alexis Soloski In this forum, critic Alexis Soloski gathers a range of contemporary theater artists, with an array of approaches to fact-based performance, to discuss the potential, integrity, and complications of documentary theater. © 2013 by Alexis Soloski 2013 Unnatural Acts, Classic...
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Theater (2008) 38 (3): 67–83.
Published: 01 November 2008
... censorship of theater arts into three eras: 1) Zimbabwe's liberation struggle from the late 1960s through the 1970s, 2) the newly won independence of 1980s, with hope of economic and social progress giving way to frustration, and 3) the contemporary clash of President Mugabe's strong response against...
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Theater (2020) 50 (2): 5–19.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Dana Tanner-Kennedy Dana Tanner-Kennedy stakes a claim for an unacknowledged category of contemporary American theater: postsecular theater. She argues that religious belief becomes a matter of choice in a postsecular era that struggles between post-truth reality and transcendental belief. Through...
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Theater (2009) 39 (1): 7–27.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Daniel Larlham In this profile, Daniel Larlham places controversial South African theater director Brett Bailey's recent works, including Ipi Zombi? , iMumbo Jumbo , and Big Dada , in the context of contemporary South African theater and politics. He describes Bailey's strategies of cultural...
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Theater (2024) 54 (2): 51–69.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Ryan Adelsheim; Rye Gentleman; Michelle Hayford Devised theater genealogies too often take shape around a set of primarily white, Western “ensemble-based” theater companies and training schools working in modes that emerged in Europe and the United States in the 1960s and 1970s in response...
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Theater (2018) 48 (1): 79–89.
Published: 01 February 2018
.... In Muse’s analysis, Ball’s book “portray[s] spectatorship in theater and in contemporary life as an uneasy, dangerous activity often difficult to distinguish from surveillance.” Copyright © 2018 Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre 2018 Jonathan Ball Clockfire virtual theater imaginary...
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Theater (2018) 48 (2): 47–63.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Andrea Tompa Andrea Tompa traces how rising state nationalism has manifested in contemporary Eastern European performance. She contends that “consensus” art constructs national identities through dualistic roles of “us” against “the threatening Other” and national histories stripped...
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Theater (2017) 47 (2): 108–115.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Daniel Sack The Builders Association: Performance and Media in Contemporary Theater by Jackson Shannon and Weems Marianne MIT Press , 2015 © 2017 by Daniel Sack 2017 Books Daniel Sack The Reciprocating Saw The Builders Association: Performance and Media...
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Theater (2009) 39 (2): 33–41.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Andrea Tompa Critic Andrea Tompa discusses the work of Romanian director Silviu Purc rete in the context of contemporary Romanian theater. She gives particular attention to his productions Pantagruel's Cousin and Faust , and examines Purc rete's approach and influence with regard to his...