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Theater (2009) 39 (3): 11–23.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Bernd Stegemann Ten years after the original German-language publication of Hans-Thies Lehmann's Postdramatic Theater —a book that altered the critical discourse about contemporary theater practice—Bernd Stegemann weighs the ramifications of Lehmann's book as European theater artists struggle...
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Theater (2007) 37 (3): 17–25.
Published: 01 November 2007
... be that what distinguishes late-twentieth- and early-twenty-first-century postdramatic the- aters — theaters that appear to play out a historical tendency toward the implosion of 2 dramatic fictions  — is the possibility that we can go up: or at least, a representative can go up on our...
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Theater (2018) 48 (2): 47–63.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of their ambiguities—soaked in the aesthetics of folklore, kitsch, and spectacle. Tompa suggests that “less hierarchical forms of performance, such as postdramatic theater” hold the potential to upset these dominant single narratives with multiviewpoint art, including “forum theater, reenactment, and documentary plays...
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Theater (2016) 46 (1): 72–78.
Published: 01 February 2016
... the last two decades. In “Dramaturgy in ‘Postdramatic’ Times,” Joseph Danan highlights the increasingly cen- tral role of the dramaturg in the “postdramatic theater,” referring to Hans-­Thies Leh­ mann’s seminal book, first published in German in 1999 and translated into English in 2006. Looking...
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Theater (2016) 46 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., nor are they neces- sarily premised on technophobia. Even some who champion the fragmented forms of postdramatic theater — a paradigm critics often use the work of Forced Entertainment to explicate — have not fully accounted for the increasing prevalence of the fragmented online audience...
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Theater (2009) 39 (2): 23–31.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in Craiova in the 1990s, Purcărete made his way through the European (and North American) theater worlds with unusually strong productions that the theorist Hans- Witnesses, directed Thies Lehmann has described as among those leading in a vanguard of “postdramatic...
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 84–95.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and French theater landscapes where he had produced most of his previous independent work, the Flemish performing arts culture allowed him to get away with deep inter- ventions into the institutional machinery. Flanders was the cradle of what Hans-T­ hies Lehmann influentially termed Postdramatic Theater...
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Theater (2014) 44 (3): 19–29.
Published: 01 November 2014
... to the mate- rial within the frame of the stage (whatever shape that stage may take), and then col- lectively depart. There is a real irony here: in a field that has spent decades celebrating itself for becoming “postdramatic,” embracing the term performance to signal how much broader its range of wares...
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Theater (2009) 39 (3): np.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and the War in Iraq: Eric Salzman A Virtual Roundtable David Adjmi, 11 After Postdramatic Theater Christine Evans, Bernd Stegemann Charlotte Meehan, Translated...
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Theater (2009) 39 (3): 35–41.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in clas- Macedonian — or languages with similar cul- sical drama, even though I treat postdramatic tural backgrounds. tendencies as classical. 40 finding our way...
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Theater (2011) 41 (1): 130–135.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of director/adaptor Jay Scheib’s Bellona, Destroyer of Cities, a reverential attempt to translate the experience of Dhalgren into the lan- guage of theater, the audience is hit with every self-­referential, nonlinear, and reality- ­fragmenting weapon in the postdramatic theater’s arsenal...
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Theater (2017) 47 (2): 108–115.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the tip of South America. Other works sutured together invented stories into a kind of climate of the times. At a moment when most postmodern or postdramatic theater had essentially abandoned narrative, the Builders steered their productions closer...
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Theater (2009) 39 (3): 25–33.
Published: 01 November 2009
... be related to Hans-Thies Lehmann’s notion of postdramatic theater: a radically fragmented struc- ture and nondramatic textual patterns (long monologues, independent stage directions, deconstruction of the notion of the character, songs and verses, forms of communica- tion characteristic of the Internet...
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 62–73.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Rau is very close to Erwin Piscator and Bertolt Brecht. Milo Rau Research and Performance directing The 120 Days of Sodom, The blind spot in our Western societies, the dark and the evil, requires enlighten- Schauspielhaus ment and commitment. Can this be achieved through theater? For postdramatic...
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Theater (2015) 45 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2015
... than it is to imagine the transfor- mation of capitalism right now.” What’s needed, she added, is “curating an emotional space for people to come together.” That sounds a lot like what is supposed to hap- pen in a traditional theater arena. As postdramatic and urban performance aesthetics steer...
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Theater (2015) 45 (1): 3–5.
Published: 01 February 2015
... than it is to imagine the transfor- mation of capitalism right now.” What’s needed, she added, is “curating an emotional space for people to come together.” That sounds a lot like what is supposed to hap- pen in a traditional theater arena. As postdramatic and urban performance aesthetics steer...
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Theater (2014) 44 (2): 142–150.
Published: 01 May 2014
... a collective of two (with other occasional collaborators) that produced not only extra­ ordinarily influential work, but also, according to Hunter, “helped to formalize a model of collaboration . . . [that] arguably helped to shape many models of postmodern and postdramatic performance practice...
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Theater (2015) 45 (1): 6–9.
Published: 01 February 2015
... in a traditional theater arena. As postdramatic and urban performance aesthetics steer us away from communal experience and narrative in favor of creative placemaking and the like, is it therefore taking us off course? “Great politics require great fictions,” said Moore — but contemporary theater is moving...
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Theater (2008) 38 (2): 92–97.
Published: 01 May 2008
...-Thies Lehmann’s book Postdramatic Theater: “We are watching a party. . . . One could say: the spectator spends an evening at Jan’s and his friends (not ‘with’ them Lehmann’s assessment reflects both Needcompany’s theatrical acuity, and their chancy and inviting power. Lauwers was a painter...
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Theater (2008) 38 (2): 98–103.
Published: 01 May 2008
...-Thies Lehmann’s book Postdramatic Theater: “We are watching a party. . . . One could say: the spectator spends an evening at Jan’s and his friends (not ‘with’ them Lehmann’s assessment reflects both Needcompany’s theatrical acuity, and their chancy and inviting power. Lauwers was a painter...