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Theater (2019) 49 (1): 78–95.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Brian Eugenio Herrera Brian Eugenio Herrera considers the playwright’s role, including how it has been shaped by and has responded to notable conventions of the postwar American theater, such as color-blind casting, Method acting, psychological naturalism, and representational identity politics...
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Theater (2017) 47 (2): 35–45.
Published: 01 May 2017
... puppeteering, director, choreographer, performer, puppeteer, and without ever having seen a conventional puppet visual artist who stages uncanny landscapes popu- show. Her first performances, created with Eti- lated by human-­like puppets, dolls, and robots that enne Bideau-­Rey, experimented...
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Theater (1987) 18 (2): 75–77.
Published: 01 May 1987
... KATHLEEN DIMMICK Bert 0. States, Great Reckonings in truth (the presence of the god), this im- discussion of three strong periods of Little Rooms: On the Phenomenology of age whose power “is not necessarily ex- convention (the poetic stage of Theater, University of CaliforniaPress...
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Theater (1998) 28 (3): 61–63.
Published: 01 November 1998
... of the Hasidim, preface.) Stories helped me to see how theater could respond to the extraordinary year 1968. In the spring, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy had been assassinated. The Democratic National Convention was scheduled for August, in Chicago, where we lived in the Lincoln Park...
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Theater (1978) 9 (3): 82–87.
Published: 01 November 1978
... the 83 image as closely as possible to external reality according to various conventions...
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Theater (2012) 41 (3): 101–111.
Published: 01 November 2012
... institutional theater — without Lupa. In his absence, theater doubtless would have been dominated by old-­fashioned dogma and conventional decorum. Let us consider some of his statements — quoted from his interviews with Beata Matkowskawięs collected in the book Trip to the Unreach- able 1 — and what...
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Theater (2015) 45 (1): 122–129.
Published: 01 February 2015
... and highly accomplished technique within a fairly conventional theatrical spectacle. Emerging from this bureaucratized system for producing dance, a new generation of artists, many of whom had been professional dancers themselves, began to question assumptions that underlay more conventional...
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Theater (1973) 4 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 February 1973
... in the sense that he adopts many guises, and in the sense that he "lives only through action" (Tzara). The dada act, however, is gratuitous, dislocated as it is from convention and purpose: it disrupts, it negates, it attacks the status quo. To escape history, to escape the present dominated...
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Theater (1999) 29 (1): 81–87.
Published: 01 February 1999
... be thought of as a “NeueDinglichkeit,” a New Thingness. But the things at the center of this theater are not some kind of material opposite to a theater of metaphysical mystery. In his two “thing” plays so far produced, The Convention of Cartography (unpublished) and The Race ofthe Ark Tattoo...
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Theater (2017) 47 (2): 23–33.
Published: 01 May 2017
... arrived with a Miranda-­style flair that established it as a distinctive paratheatrical literary performance. Hamilton’s casting notice begins, routinely enough, by following the conventions of the genre.12 The notice offers basic preliminary information about the production. It notes...
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Theater (2012) 42 (1): 95–107.
Published: 01 February 2012
...’ ” itself. ing to their own quotidian bodily needs while Put another way, Flaubert’s “useless details” para- simultaneously performing as the three personae of doxically betray the need for artistic conventions Grote’s postmodern mortgage-­melodrama, a play in the production of reality’s illusions...
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Theater (1978) 10 (1): 77–83.
Published: 01 February 1978
... out of this spierre, than cuckoo clocks! The cauldron of blood, like the earth out conventional harmony and the invention of tick-tick-tick of your clockwork of the waters of the Flood, as if it had Schoenbergian Sprechstimme, much of the soul is an abomination...
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Theater (1978) 9 (2): 21–29.
Published: 01 May 1978
..., is the significant turn fectly conventional piece of exposition, with the playwright that the theater was to take some time around the end of the 19th demonstrating how the past influences the present - how Sol- Century, in common with similar developments in science, ness began his career and developed...
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Theater (1990) 21 (3): 54–56.
Published: 01 November 1990
... parodies of plots, their characters were without biographies & motives, and they were full of discourse & digression on international banking, espionage, philosophy, conventions of the American theater, & pro football. They teemed with subversive & subverted American language...
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Theater (1970) 3 (1_Design): 38–50.
Published: 01 November 1970
... sequence: no cathar- ditional historical information Piscator sis, no message; an action-structure deter- thought necessary for his political mes- mined purely by the medium. sage, in place of conventional scenery...
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Theater (2014) 44 (3): 19–29.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and spectatorship. Many of us in the field (call it the “downtown scene,” “contemporary performance,” “live art,” or what you will) are famil- iar with a canon of artists who have made a break with such conventions in one way or another — figures like Adolphe Appia, Antonin Artaud, or Augusto Boal who have...
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Theater (1978) 9 (2): 119–121.
Published: 01 May 1978
... parodies, Abend Di Anni Nouveau most conventional literary elements from metaphor to linear featured a character list made up of distinguished contemporary continuity to coherence itself. Lardner, the recognized master...
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Theater (1981) 12 (2): 72–75.
Published: 01 May 1981
... as the most gifted representative of the Austrian folk play tradition. Freedom Comes to Kriihwinkel shares many of the conventions evident in other folk plays by his contemporaries, Raimund and Meisl; but it departs from their conventions with poignant social and political commen- taries...
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Theater (1995) 25 (3): 90–92.
Published: 01 November 1995
.... In fact, even in the most conventional history of mod- Robinson wisely eschews merely providing an ern American drama. Each of these dramatists alternative “tradition,” but instead discusses, also, as Robinson early admits, has inspired a with singular penetration and marvelous style, certain amount...
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Theater (1990) 21 (3): 46–51.
Published: 01 November 1990
.... script would be nonsensical. The best gay theater, like any In New York’s gay and lesbian communities, this theater borne out of political crisis or social repression, is performance dynamic is often at work outside of highly specific to the context in which it is made and conventional...