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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 (2014) 44 (3): 31–65.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Gavin Kroeber After the Show A Play Based on Actual Events Adapted by Robert Quillen Camp and Gavin Kroeber With the participation of katie pearl, director, playwright, and (dramatis personae) co-­artistic director of PearlDamour...
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Theater (2002) 32 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 February 2002
... © 2002 by Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre 2002 Up Front American Theaters Reflect on the Events of September 1 1 We are five first-year students in Yale s Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism program. At noon every Tuesday, we have a two-hour Theater magazine workshop. No one...
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Theater (2018) 48 (3): 112–116.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Theater (2020) 50 (1): 13–29.
Published: 01 February 2020
... Olivier Robert Brustein the Group Theater theater education publishing theater journals Yale Yale School of Drama yale/theater Critic Richard Gilman and Gordon Rogoff in a directing class at the Yale School of Drama, 1967. Photo: Bernard Gotfryd 13 Gordon Rogoff Strange Eventful History...
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Theater (2011) 41 (2): 9–29.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Jonathan Kalb This excerpt from Jonathan Kalb's forthcoming book Great Lengths: Seven Works of Marathon Theater from University of Michigan Press considers the recent proliferation of lengthy theater pieces, or “marathon theater” events, in their historical and cultural contexts. He discusses...
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Theater (2008) 38 (3): 5–21.
Published: 01 November 2008
... to fade quickly from public view. Houchin argues the swift proliferation of internet and cable communication has protracted these debates, placing even greater pressure on artists, producers, and regulatory agencies. Houchin explores the impact of censorship vis-à-vis four events, events that all revolve...
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 74–83.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the “cesura between actor and character” to highlight the nature of the theatrical event for purposes that are largely social, drawing attention to systems of power, privilege, and violence. De Vos posits that unlike Brecht, however, Rau does not use these techniques to draw attention to the constructedness...
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Theater (2011) 41 (1): 9–25.
Published: 01 February 2011
... years of violence and prejudice, and describes a younger generation whose work ventures beyond the confines of Northern Irish struggle. She also explores a growing community of theater companies creating site-specific work in locations that were significant during the Troubles, to commemorate the events...
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Theater (2016) 46 (1): 15–35.
Published: 01 February 2016
...John Freedman John Freedman surveys the trends and important events in Russian theater from 2010 to 2015. Freedman pays particular attention to how changes in Russia's increasingly conservative political climate and cultural policy have resulted in increased censorship of, decreased funding...
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Theater (2010) 40 (3): 9–23.
Published: 01 November 2010
...John H. Muse John H. Muse surveys the recent phenomenon of the flash mob—brief, participatory performances in public spaces, often advertised virally and lasting no more than a few moments. He discusses the work of Improv Everywhere, particularly their events Frozen Grand Central and No Pants...
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Theater (2010) 40 (3): 25–41.
Published: 01 November 2010
...David Freedlander David Freedlander surveys a variety of performance events designed to reconfigure the relationships between urban space and urban dwellers in New York City. He describes a burgeoning guerrilla performance culture—from kicklines on the steps of the New York Public Library...
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Institute of Political Murder ( iipm ), and has been something of a through line for the director. In analyzing both projects, Defraeye traces their development and provides the historical and cultural context of the events presented. In the case of Hate Radio , this involves looking at performances...
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Theater (1987) 19 (1): 86–89.
Published: 01 February 1987
...- siders live events or aspects of live events which fall outside common Euro-Americandefinitions of dramatic performance and theater. He broadens the idea of “performance” to include a wide range of social,ritual, and media activities:East...
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Theater (1993) 24 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 February 1993
... for, is another question. (Says furball: Go on. Just try and ask it! [Slasher plays. Gut-wrenching “drama.” Son enters, carrying Dad’s bloody spleen Whatever happens, the equilibrium of events will be restored, entropy achieved, the action completed, the first act pistol fired, the angry ghost avenged...
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Theater (2020) 50 (3): 63–67.
Published: 01 November 2020
... files to play sound, occasionally, through the event. We conceived the piece as a truth-telling rant, a manifesto, and a resistant withholding of information from the expected audience who would attend the show. I Am Black fully intended to trouble the continual arrival of Black creativity...
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Theater (2009) 39 (3): 11–23.
Published: 01 November 2009
... theater, however, go beyond such developments. Its central tenet is that the very attempt to make theater with the basic ingredients of dramatic situation, character, and story, is obsolete. The relation- ship between drama and the theatrical translation of events is terminated, and the myr- iad...
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Theater (1976) 8 (1): 55–61.
Published: 01 February 1976
... such disciplines as 55 sociology, anthropology, and psychology, which can help illuminate, define, and describe the nature performance. However, something else is involved and function of every kind of theatrical “event.” in performance, and that isplay . . . A tentative One...
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Theater (2012) 42 (2): 27–41.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., the product of a negotiation between historiographic practices and past events. History is always at some remove, mediated by reports, interpretations, sto- ries, opinions that are rendered into various documents to be translated back into knowledge of the event later. This methodology is familiar...
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Theater (1987) 18 (2): 34–36.
Published: 01 May 1987
... forms of days by then. He is met at this appoint- event. The photos - along with infor- promotion, they would probably not be ment by the person in charge of publici- mation about the cast and production taken in the first place. Of the many ty and other public oriented functions and favorable...