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Theater (1978) 9 (2): 152–153.
Published: 01 May 1978
...Craig Latrell Copyright © THEATER 1978 1978 Theater in New York Something about Dirt: Seneca’s Oedipus Directed by Richard Schechner The Performance Group Craig Latrell There is a kind of bad contemporary art use of dirt in Schechner’s production of This is, I...
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Theater (1986) 18 (1): 36–41.
Published: 01 February 1986
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Theater (2010) 40 (2): 33–39.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Jacob Gallagher-Ross Jacob Gallagher-Ross introduces the text of Big Art Group's SOS , a piece recently staged at the Kitchen in New York City. He analyzes and situates the company's mediatized aesthetic within the context of contemporary consumer culture and the economic implosion of 2008. ©...
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Theater (2018) 48 (1): 33–53.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Big Art Group Copyright © 2018 Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre 2018 Big Art Group Opacity System, installation, sound, and text by Caden Manson and Jemma Nelson Developed with the Digital Devising Lab at the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama: Caitlin Ayer...
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Theater (1985) 16 (2): 58–61.
Published: 01 May 1985
... of the original twelve members when the Mime Troup reconstituted itself as a collective in 1970. Since then, she has been the group's principle writer. The Mime Troupe's major announcement in 1984 concerned an 'Ongoing Ensemble Award' of $75,000 from the NEA for use during its 1986 season, with a possibility...
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Theater (1987) 18 (2): 73–74.
Published: 01 May 1987
...Gordon Rogoff Last November a group of friends and colleagues gathered to honor Eric Bentley at Columbia University. The occasion was prompted by Bentley's 70th birthday and the publication of a book of essays written in his honor. The book, The Play and Its Critic, was edited by Michael Bertin...
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Theater (1988) 19 (3): 6–11.
Published: 01 November 1988
...Laurence Shyer David Byrne is the celebrated lead singer and songwriter of the rock group Talking Heads and the creator of the film True Stories. In the following interview he speaks about his contributions to the CIVIL warS and his current collaboration with Robert Wilson, The Forest, a dual work...
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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...
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Theater (2011) 41 (2): 31–35.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Adriano Shaplin; Tom Sellar In this interview, playwright Adriano Shaplin discusses his play Freedom Club (2010), coproduced by the Riot Group and New Paradise Laboratories. He explains how the Abraham Lincoln assassination resonates with contemporary American politics, illuminating themes that run...
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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 (2020) 50 (2): 5–19.
Published: 01 May 2020
... in-depth readings of contemporary plays and performances—such as Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins’s Appropriate , Stew’s Passing Strange , and the Wooster Group’s Early Shaker Spirituals —Tanner-Kennedy suggests that these works rescript existing religious values and counter the historic secularity of the American...
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Theater (2020) 50 (3): 29–47.
Published: 01 November 2020
... that the large-looming Canadian modernists known as the Group of Seven have had on Canadian culture and identity, illuminating her argument that God of Gods was not “a Canadian play” but “the script for Canadian racism.” Deanna Bowen s God of Gods: A Canadian Play, exhibition view, the Art Museum...
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Theater (2021) 51 (1): 9–21.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Tania El Khoury Live artist Tania el Khoury reflects on the impact borders have had on her art practice since 2005. She references her own As Far as My Fingertips Take Me (2016, with Basel Zaraa) and Nothing to Declare (2013, with Dictaphone Group) and examines in greater depth her work Cultural...
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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 (1990) 21 (1_and_2): 120–123.
Published: 01 February 1990
... to be doing on March 1, 1988 included reading a series of Hasidic stories like this one to a group of student designers and directors at Yale. In previous years Hirsch had come to New Haven to lead - with host Ming Cho Lee's hospitable assistance - three-week explorations of Pericles and King Lear. This time...
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Theater (1979) 10 (2): 94–103.
Published: 01 May 1979
... work as part of a cultural movement rather than disparate expres• mind to be temporarily emptied of the world in which he lives so sions of individual groups. that it can be filled with the fictional world of the play and its ar• tistic expression. The play dare not permit the spectator's focus...
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Theater (1980) 12 (1): 22–25.
Published: 01 February 1980
..., in response to what its objective is the creation of a national organizers saw as social and cultural theater of social and historical relevance. needs in Colombia. When the municipal The groups’ productions of classical or government in Cali and the Cauca Valley standard plays might...
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Theater (1980) 12 (1): 30–32.
Published: 01 February 1980
..., transformed and validated of creation soon followed a distinct pattern. The first step con- only out on the street, amongst and not infimt Ofthe people. This cerned the collecting of data. Members of the group went into the second form will be the object of this study because it stands out...
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Theater (1978) 9 (2): 15–20.
Published: 01 May 1978
... its aesthetic and political attitudes (generally avant garde within the group, and even this went through a process of revi- and counter-cultural at first, then more specifically Marxist), sion and updating. Now, a volume of eight of these original and, by sheer force of will, held it together...
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Theater (2001) 31 (1): 41–49.
Published: 01 February 2001
... mailboxes scattered across the ephemeral city. The news of the first pax Americana rape in Kosovo came in the middle of the run of the Wooster Group’s North Atlantic. The resonance between the two stories arises from their common concern...