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Theater (2012) 42 (2): 119–137.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Miriam Felton-Dansky Felton-Dansky proposes a new category of performance called “viral performance,” in which artists use new media and technology to stage politically provocative public hoaxes. These artists disseminate tantalizing fictions, then reveal the truths beneath them, as a strategy...
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Theater (2013) 43 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Tom Sellar © 2013 by Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre 2013 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Lobby of the Public Theater at Astor Place, New York City; revitalized design by Ennead...
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Theater (2015) 45 (3): 89–107.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., On the Boards, Seattle, 2014. Photo: Jazzy Photo Public Encounters and Performance Clubs A Forum Compiled by Josh Goulding, Maria Inês Marques, Lynda Paul, and Gavin Whitehead Following the November 2014 Segal Center panel discussion (see “Can We Talk p. 77, in this issue), Theater...
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Theater (1989) 20 (2): 6–11.
Published: 01 May 1989
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Theater (1984) 15 (3): 24–31.
Published: 01 November 1984
.... It haunted my conversation with Kroetz which took place in his Munich apartment, where he lives with Alexandra Weinert. Copyright © THEATER 1984 1984 Thinking in Public: An Interview with Franz Xaver Kroetz...
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Theater (1978) 9 (2): 149–151.
Published: 01 May 1978
...Oscar Giner Copyright © THEATER 1978 1978 Theater in New York Mark Me: The Dybbuk Directed by Joseph Chaikin Public Theater Oscar Giner There is a tradition in the modern theater spirit, which returns during the bridal currence which generates the dramatic...
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Theater (2005) 35 (3): 146–167.
Published: 01 November 2005
... © 2005 by Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre 2005 CiNE RE-PUBLIC The CiNE Collective’s Portfolio for New York’s Joseph Papp Public Theater For the purposes of this published portfolio, CiNE is: Wayne Chambliss, Co-founder, Nomea, LLC Judy Chang, Dramaturg Gordon...
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Theater (1989) 20 (3): 46–49.
Published: 01 November 1989
... to Stalin's 'general line.'' He briefly served as Soviet Consul-General in Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War before being recalled to Moscow, where he was arrested, tried, and executed during the bloody purge of 1937–38. The essay on Stalin, excerpted here from its 1988 publication in Teatr, employs...
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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 (2017) 47 (1): 3–15.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of a dynamic engagement with existing communities and publics. He calls for a recentering on minoritarian forms, a shift that would embody a new ethics and reflect new American demographic and cultural realities. © 2017 by Thomas F. DeFranz 2017 performance curation black arts movement...
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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 (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 (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 (1981) 13 (1): 56–66.
Published: 01 February 1981
... at the Public Theater in New York. Serban talks about Chekhov and the two stagings in the following interview, which took place in New York City on April 2, 1981. Copyright © THEATER 1981 1981 Andrei Serban Directs Chekhov: The Sea Gull in New York and Japan Laurence Shyer...
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Theater (1994) 25 (2): 24–41.
Published: 01 May 1994
...? Was it true? At that time, John Fuegi's Brecht & Company had not yet come out, though its claims were generally known by academic Brechtians (and had been prefigured in his own earlier publications). Other research on Elisabeth Hauptmann inter alia had already appeared, in the Brecht Yearbook...
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Theater (2018) 48 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of overwhelming irrationality. She concludes by meditating on the potential power of the digital sublime in art to resist contemporary forms of stuplimity, especially in politics, that threaten to psychic health, public discourse, and civilization at large. Copyright © 2018 Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory...
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Theater (2020) 50 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 February 2020
... permanent stance that the theater can provide a vessel for transformation, bringing altered consciousness and maybe a better society.” Tracing this history, Sellar illuminates how Theater , as a journal and a reflection of its object of inquiry, has responded to the evolving idea of a public — a sphere...
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Theater (1983) 15 (1): 25–30.
Published: 01 February 1983
... The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts was originally con- renewal; popular performance and opera? Do the social and ideolo- ceived as public meeting place as well as a performance space. gical conceptions announced in the arrangement of Lincoln Center According to its planners, it was meant...
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Theater (2014) 44 (2): 21–29.
Published: 01 May 2014
... influential. The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave Festival, for instance, brought Pina Bausch, Anna Teresa de Keers- maeker, Peter Brook, and other artists of this generation to a public who could consider them together under a banner...