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Theater (2007) 37 (3): 87–115.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre 2007 Compiled and Introduced by Jacob Gallagher-Ross Ibsen Our Contemporary Contemporary Directors on the Playwright’s Centenary Compiled and Introduced by Jacob Gallagher-Ross The year 2006 was the hundredth anniversary...
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Theater (2008) 38 (3): 23–37.
Published: 01 November 2008
... , Jerry Springer: The Opera , and My Name Is Rachel Corrie , explores ideas about the powers of live performance to provoke and offend, and parses contemporary debates about what actually constitutes the conceptual category of “censorship.” Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre 2008 Miriam...
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Theater (2010) 40 (1): 97–105.
Published: 01 February 2010
... 42 43 1 2 Global Voices 3 4 5 Performers in Conversation 6 7 Compiled and introduced by Adam S. Horowitz 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Since the inception of...
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Theater (2009) 39 (1): 112–119.
Published: 01 February 2009
... public and pri- vate, high and low culture, avant-garde and mass media, extreme bohemianism and high fashion. Factory 2 captures the vivid contradictions of Warhol’s legacy, which are heightened by being set against the fresh background of contemporary Poland’s boom- ing culture of consumer...
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Theater (2013) 43 (2): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2013
... “adopting a ‘specific site’ helps both the artists and the public to become much more aware of the way a context shapes the way we engage with or perceive a work of art.” Seen here as a challenge to globalization, contemporary theatrical site-­specific practices have moved away from merely...
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Theater (2002) 32 (1): 33–47.
Published: 01 February 2002
.... As represented by these books, interculturalism is at present a vortex for cultural theory. Of the two major forces acting on and stirring this vortex, one, globalization, challenges theater studies to avail itself of contemporary cultural studies and diasporic...
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Theater (2010) 40 (1): 39–45.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Yasmeen Godder; Opiyo Okach; Yvonne Rainer; Thomas F. DeFrantz 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 1 Movement in the Age of Globalization: 2 3 A Panel 4 5...
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Theater (2017) 47 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 February 2017
... issues of representation and ghettoization of artists to the challenges of the so-called white cube phenomenon. © 2017 by Sigrid Gareis and Tilmann Broszat 2017 global contemporary performance curation spielart Festival Show Me the World white cube “Show Me The World,” Haus der Kunst...
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Theater (2015) 45 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Jean Graham-Jones This introduction to the author’s translation of Rafael Spregelburd’s play situates both text and production within the Argentine artist’s oeuvre and poetics and analyzes them as critiques of contemporary globalized society. The article argues that Spam proposes language as a tool...
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Theater (2010) 40 (1): 11–23.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Emily Coates In this article, Emily Coates discusses the work of three choreographers—Opiyo Okach, Yasmeen Godder, and Yvonne Rainer—whose work was shown at Yale University's Festival of International Dance in 2008. She examines their work from both global and local perspectives, suggesting various...
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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 (2011) 41 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Brent Meersman; Savas Patsalidis; Max Glauner; Barbara Orel; Rolf Dennemann This forum compiles contributions from a group of leading international critics and producers on the subject of theater festival culture in a globalized world. Brent Meersman discusses the politics of arts festivals in the...
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Theater (2016) 46 (2): 7–33.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., these plays reveal new, emerging understandings of the human, the global, and the live. © 2016 by Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre 2016 telegraph plays nineteenth-century plays William Gillette Dion Boucicault Elmer Vance Figure 1: Lithograph of a scene from Act II of...
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Theater (2014) 44 (2): 21–29.
Published: 01 May 2014
... discourse” in the presentation of contemporary performance, he points to the affinities that performance curation maintains with dramaturgy and criticism, even as the role stakes a claim to greater institutional and creative power. © 2014 by Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre 2014 Truth Is...
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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 (2017) 47 (1): 116–136.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of contemporary art, being part of the board members of the most prestigious European and North American museums, and doing tourism in international exhibitions and art fairs. This is one of the aspects that the elites of the most “provincial” countries idealize in their global peers, and they...
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Theater (2017) 47 (1): 139–161.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., Ntsikelelo “Boyzie” Cekwana, Brett Bailey, and Tebogo Munyai, among others, to examine questions of representation and the myth of the “postracial,” highlighting the uncomfortable position of live art curators that take contemporary South African protest movements as their subject. © 2017 by Jay Pather...
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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 (2019) 49 (3): 5–19.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Myself , Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster , and Green Screen , Sack identifies the ways in which Gunn’s work speaks to both a contemporary moment in theater and the history of performance art, acknowledging the different baggage of the forms she references while coyly and fluently crossing between...
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Theater (2015) 45 (2): 2–3.
Published: 01 May 2015
... sweeping through Brazil’s cities in the summer of 2013 showed a nation at a significant turning point — just before it was scheduled to host the 2014 World Cup and cement its place as an ascendant global power. On one hand, Brazil’s dynamic economic transformation has widely been portrayed as a...