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Theater (2008) 38 (1): 2–3.
Published: 01 February 2008
... letters were included in Theater 38:1 © 2008 by Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre 1 sellar the textual pastiche — lauded both the students’ efforts in creating the piece and their persistence in presenting it and affirmed that the show spoke for many soldiers sta...
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Theater (2000) 30 (3): 124–126.
Published: 01 November 2000
... Catherine Sheehy Prize–winning music critic Tim Page has spearheaded a massive effort to resuscitate a The Last Piece of the Puzzle reputation and body of work as obscure...
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Theater (1991) 22 (3): 54–57.
Published: 01 November 1991
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 62–73.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Andreas Englhart Andreas Englhart examines the aesthetics of evil, particularly extreme evil, in the work of director Milo Rau, focusing on Five Easy Pieces . Englhart considers the ways in which postmodern aesthetics are beginning to turn once again toward the ethical and how this turn is both...
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Theater (2015) 45 (2): 65–68.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Sílvia Fernandes © 2015 by Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre 2015 Newton Moreno’s The Meal, Teatro Abasto, Buenos Aires, 2012. Photo: Luana Vianna Sílvia Fernandes Translated by Elizabeth Jackson Bodies in Pieces An Introduction to Newton Moreno’s The Meal...
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Theater (1997) 28 (1): 79–116.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Michel Vinaver Copyright © Theater 1997 1997 MICHELVINAVER THEINTERVIEW a play in thirty pieces Translated from the French...
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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 (1986) 17 (3): 59–62.
Published: 01 November 1986
... choose to make statements about themselves and the intent of their work. This piece is not, then, a review of Actors Theatre's “Classics in Context” festival, and will not comment on its quality. It seeks instead to examine the theoretical constitution of such a festival from the standpoint of dramaturgy...
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Theater (2018) 48 (2): 125–149.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Marc Robinson “Seventeen photocopies of a man’s hand, each depicting a different highly expressive gesture”: this provocative piece of research from Robert Wilson’s archive at the Columbia University Library draws Marc Robinson back to Wilson’s Einstein on the Beach . From its famously semaphoric...
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Theater (2019) 49 (2): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2019
... this innovative piece within the legacy of cruelty and violence on stage, he finds that the tension between history and heart , between making sense of an act of violence historically and culturally while simultaneously doing justice to the emotional experience of the victim, is not only at the center of Im...
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Theater (2020) 50 (3): 49–61.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Kathleen Cioffi Kathleen Cioffi provides an overview of the ambitious Paderewski Musical Project, examining the collision of American and Polish dramaturgies across three pieces— 3 Paderewskis, Virtuoso , and Memory Laws . All three were part of a 2017 competition encouraging American writers...
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 96–107.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the Machine Gun . Both pieces highlight the hypocrisy and similarities of rhetoric from right-wing terrorists and liberals with seemingly good intentions. Breivik’s Statement restages hate speech with an actor of color inverting the meaning of the speech, while Compassion restages a woman of color refugee...
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 4–13.
Published: 01 May 2021
... places the pieces into four distinct categories—reenactment, recollection, reactment, and reclassification—each of which allows for a kind of questioning of and engagement with history and the present. Milo Rau s The New Gospel, ntgent, Matera, Italy, 2019. Film still: Thomas Eirich-­Schneider Lily...
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the piece around Europe and on-site in a radio studio in Kigali and explaining the role of radio in the Rwandan genocide of 1994. With The Congo Tribunal , Defraeye identifies several of the many global ramifications of what is often referred to as the African World War and summarizes the three cases...
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Theater (1993) 24 (2): 67–75.
Published: 01 May 1993
... non-narrative pieces such as The Lady Dick (1985) and Dress Suits to Hire (1987). All of Hughes's work has an undercurrent of dark comic rage. And her subject has always been relationships between women. Despite her notoriety as a “lesbian artist,” this does not necessarily mean sexual relationships...
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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 (2010) 40 (3): 55–65.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Deutschland 2—Berlin Back Up (2002), which restages a German parliamentary debate. She discusses the role of participation and spectatorship in such reenactments, arguing that these performance pieces embody new ways of thinking about history and politics. © 2010 by Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory...
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Theater (2012) 42 (1): 33–43.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Elizabeth W. Son In this article, Elizabeth Son discusses the broader social and political implications of the cross-cultural mode of collaboration employed by American choreographer Dean Moss and Korean sculptor Sungmyung Chun in co-creating their dance-installation piece, Nameless forest . ©...
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Theater (2012) 42 (2): 99–117.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Nick Salvato Nick Salvato examines the collision between “old” and “new” media staged by the actorless performance piece Bonanza , produced by German multimedia collective Berlin. © 2012 by Nick Salvato 2012 Berlin’s Bonanza, Marseille, 2010. Courtesy of Berlin Nick Salvato The New...
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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...