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Theater (2020) 50 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 February 2020
... that has narrowed and expanded, fractured and recombined over the past half century. Albany Park Theater Project and Third Rail Projects Learning Curve, Ellen Gates Starr High School, Chicago, 2016. Photo: Liz Lauren 1Tom Sellar Discussion, Dream, Art, People Fifty Years of Theater This issue of Theater...
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Theater (1969) 2 (1): 45–52.
Published: 01 February 1969
... Copyright 1969 by yale/theatre 1969 The last discussion The following discussion took place on 30 September 1968 in the Experimental The- atre of the Yale School of Drama. Participants whose remarks are quoted are: Katherine Ling, wife of William Bolcom, composer and Visiting...
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Theater (1968) 1 (3): 6–12.
Published: 01 November 1968
...David Copelin, translated by Copyright 1968 by yale/theatre 1968 Ritual and Theatre A Discussion with Jonathan Miller In April 1968 Dr. Jonathan Miller returned to the Yale Drama School, where he had directed Robert Lowell's adaptation of Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound...
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Theater (2017) 47 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Sigrid Gareis; Tilmann Broszat In this piece, Gareis and Broszat discuss the need for a cross-cultural exchange regarding the practice of live art curation, a conversation that culminated in the 2015 project Show Me the World and the spielart Festival in Munich. At spielart , six invited curators...
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Theater (1995) 26 (1_and_2): 156–161.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Paul McKinley The scenario: A Thursday night, very late. An online chat forum on Utopia and theater. As usual, there are many silent viewers lurking, invisibly watching the participants' comments scroll by, adding to the discussion here and there. The SysOp – or system operator, who acts...
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Theater (2009) 39 (3): 91–105.
Published: 01 November 2009
...David Adjmi; Christine Evans; Charlotte Meehan; Lisa Schlesinger; Christopher Shinn; Naomi Wallace Caridad Svich moderates a virtual panel of American playwrights—David Adjmi, Christine Evans, Charlotte Meehan, Lisa Schlesinger, Christopher Shinn, and Naomi Wallace—in a discussion about the abuses...
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Theater (2010) 40 (3): 55–65.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Bettina Brandl-Risi Bettina Brandl-Risi discusses two performances based on reenactments of historical events: Jeremy Deller's The Battle of Orgreave (2001), which revisits a bloody clash between picketers and police during a miners' strike in Thatcher-era Britain, and Rimini Protokoll's...
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Theater (2011) 41 (2): 63–67.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Michael John Garcés; Sonja Arsham Kuftinec In this interview, playwright Michael John Garcés discusses Los Illegals , his 2007 play about undocumented workers in Los Angeles. He describes Cornerstone Theater's process of working collaboratively with local immigrants to develop the play as well...
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Theater (2022) 52 (2): 21–31.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Patty Berne; Nomy Lamm Patty Berne (executive director/artistic director) and Nomy Lamm (creative director) discuss the work of their performance collective and disability justice advocacy group, Sins Invalid. They address their company’s attempts to implement the principles of disability justice...
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Theater (2018) 48 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Annie Dorsen Annie Dorsen discusses the concept of the digital sublime and how it informed the creation of her work The Great Outdoors (2017). The Internet, in its scale and scope, and information itself has become a sublime landscape for contemplation, albeit more of a “stuplimity,” as Sianne Ngai...
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Theater (2018) 48 (1): 79–89.
Published: 01 February 2018
...John H. Muse John H. Muse discusses Jonathan Ball’s 2010 collection, Clockfire , a compendium of “sketches of impossible plays,” as a means of interrogating theater’s relationship both to surveillance and the virtual, both of which Muse sees as inherent in all theatrical acts, real or imagined...
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Theater (2019) 49 (1): 6–21.
Published: 01 February 2019
... describes current and emerging trends in Latinx theater across the Americas as expressed over the course of two panel discussions and among small-group participants. Recounting how these geographically diverse conveners responded to questions concerning Latinx aesthetics, political activism, funding...
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Theater (2019) 49 (1): 78–95.
Published: 01 February 2019
.... Staging an “oblique encounter” between James Baldwin and María Irene Fornés via their experiences with The Actor’s Studio of the sixties—and discussing their distance from the rise of not-for-profits and theaters devoted to marginalized communities—Herrera concludes that both dramatists were “caught...
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Theater (2019) 49 (3): 5–19.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Daniel Sack In Daniel Sack’s discussion of Nicola Gunn’s dramatic oeuvre, he finds a through line running between her works—one of self-reference and autofiction, a kind of playful knowledge of the self. In tracing this affinity between her pieces, in particular In the Sans Hotel , In Spite...
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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 (2016) 46 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jennifer Buckley In this article, Jennifer Buckley investigates digital durational performances like Forced Entertainment's 12 a.m.: Awake & Looking Down and questions if and how media can feel like live theater and create community. She also discusses how social media platforms like Twitter...
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Theater (2017) 47 (1): 139–161.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Jay Pather Using the protests of the Fees Must Fall movement as his starting point, Jay Pather examines the contradictions inherent within the culturally and politically loaded black body of postapartheid South Africa. Pather discusses the works of Brett Murray, Chuma Sopotela, Themba Mbuli...
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Theater (2014) 44 (2): 5–19.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Bertie Ferdman In this article, Bertie Ferdman offers historical context for the recent prominence of curatorial practices in the presentation of performance. Discussing a range of alternative presenting models and bridges between the visual and performing arts, she traces the evolution...
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Theater (2009) 39 (1): 29–39.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Michael Thalheimer In this interview, theater scholar Jonathan Kalb and acclaimed German director Michael Thalheimer discuss Thalheimer's radically stripped-down approach to canonical dramatic texts, with reference to several recent productions, including Liliom , The Oresteia , Emilia Galotti...
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Theater (2009) 39 (2): 5–13.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Liviu Malita; Tom Sellar Tom Sellar interviews Romanian theater scholar Liviu Malita, who has recently unearthed records of theater censorship during Ceau escu's communist regime. Malita discusses his research at the Archive of the General Directorate for Press and Printing (DGPT...