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Theater (2019) 49 (2): 4–29.
Published: 01 May 2019
...David Bruin David Bruin’s “How to Survive Civilization”—hearkening back to Walter Benjamin’s observation that “modern art teaches us to survive civilization if need be”—searches for the seeds of survival strewn amid scenes of suffering on the contemporary stage. Examining works by Reza Abdoh...
Theater (2019) 49 (2): 62–75.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Faedra Chatard Carpenter In Carpenter’s musings on the dramaturgical discomfort of staging black suffering and subjugation, she takes on the task of identifying ways to make space for the dysfluency of black life in America on stage. Using the model of Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm’s tragicomedy...
Theater (2004) 34 (2): 69–71.
Published: 01 May 2004
... awaken- ing, Sigarev’s plays echo Wedekind’s Spring Awakening and Büchner’s Woyzeck, which also share themes of provincial suﬀering. Plasticine consists of thirty-three short scenes, each numbered with no further distinction. Each component of social decay carries equal weight. Each episode...
Theater (1972) 3 (3): 35–44.
Published: 01 November 1972
... and universal- arid suffering make him aware of the ity: Danton's predicament is manifest- abundance of causes for suffering, ly not tied to revolutionary circum- open him up to it, invite suffering stances alone, and a protean despair, upon his head. or at least clammy malaise, seems...
Theater (2017) 47 (3): 19–35.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of a moment in the aggregation on a treadmill center stage. of heroes and sufferers of misfortune. This 23 weems Scene 7: no close-ups, no fades. Mourners and Man...
Theater (2012) 42 (1): 51–93.
Published: 01 February 2012
... . . . And you know, it was terrible (During this scene the young woman exits along Terrible for him the long side of the sequined curtain, crying.) This man suffered horribly (Blackout...
Theater (1983) 14 (2): 55–62.
Published: 01 May 1983
... of neon tube-lights. No one entrap the characters. In the storm scene a Peer across the bare cottage table that moved, no sound was heard. Summarized massive, cage-like grid descended and separated them. The sufferer has been per- in the anaesthetized, cruel, empty hovered ominously over...
Theater (1983) 15 (1): 73–78.
Published: 01 February 1983
... it is impossible to reconcile in perfor- seriousness that makes one rediscover and This is the opening scene of The Trunsfisu- mance these two contradictory styles with their . marvel at Peer Gynt...
Theater (1980) 11 (2): 55–62.
Published: 01 May 1980
... problems, and it also portrayed his suffer• ings and regrets when he abandoned a socially meaningful folk theater for a court...
Theater (1975) 6 (2): 51–72.
Published: 01 May 1975
... punishment, sleeping in a sack, but Wendla’s seriocomic reply: “I’d be glad to sleep in your sack for you.” There speaks the modern, guilt-charged temperament. Wendla wants to suffer, even to do penance, for others. As they talk the girls walk through an outdoor scene...
Theater (1991) 22 (2): 28–32.
Published: 01 May 1991
... at the Yale Rep last fall, Oleg Stanislavsky, and scenes from their collaborations. They Yefremov complained that the actors just wanted to run were barely visible to the audience, but the actors passed to the nearest chair and sit down. He told a story about by them as they made their entrances...
Theater (1991) 22 (1): 79–82.
Published: 01 February 1991
... Williams's The Glass cast - Mike1 Sarah Lambert, Jim had nothing to do with color: people Menagerie - different, both Chance, Alice O'Neill, and Michael were people; immutable suffering was from one another and from the run- Rodrick - to accept primafacie that immutable...
Theater (1987) 19 (1): 86–89.
Published: 01 February 1987
... the actors into contact with the emotional lives suffered because they lacked a system for notating and of their characters and the specific context of the scene. This transmitting an entire performance. may, and usually does, involve the deconstruction of the scene through improvisation andbr...
Theater (1989) 20 (3): 28–38.
Published: 01 November 1989
...? however, were unable to fully extinguish the arts. A great deal Through the actof? Or does he have his own particular system? was lost. Now it is impossible to assess the losses suffered by The question is misleading. A system is necessary. In its theater...
Theater (1980) 11 (3): 113–118.
Published: 01 November 1980
... in obscured the plight of political prisoners, search of Wolf. Max and his lover Rudy foreigners, and homosexuals. Once this escape and evade the S. S. for two years by mythic monopoly on suffering is rejected, wandering...
Theater (1985) 17 (1): 51–56.
Published: 01 February 1985
... observe the acting and directing classes. I saw scenes be- what was happening in front of me had a profound impact without ing worked on and commented on. Strasberg didn’t actually teach even understanding a word. Imagine a writer whose theatricality is technique there. He taught technique at his...
Theater (1968) 1 (1): 93–97.
Published: 01 February 1968
... at the nervous sniveling of his entrance: Eteocles, in this view, comes off no better than his brother. The obvious The warders' bolts have let me through coward who is suffering in the outside the walls...
Theater (1978) 9 (2): 147–148.
Published: 01 May 1978
.... His Con Melody with America’s great failed playwright. Mr. Robards as Tyrone, looking some- has not the imagination nor the pluck to Our fascination with the suffering demon- what like O’Neill...
Theater (1985) 17 (1): 92–94.
Published: 01 February 1985
... space with several dozen performers who speak (minimally), chant, sing, move formationally, and dance. It is composed of scenes which move, generally, from humdrum domesticity and echoes of dccadent bourgeois capitalist diversions (e. g. low-comedy radio voices and references like...
Theater (1994) 25 (2): 42–55.
Published: 01 May 1994
... (as a stage direction puts it). Yet Shen Teh is not as thoroughly good and kind as charged by those who accuse Brecht of flattening her into an object lesson: early in the scene she’s so absorbed in her infatuation that she fails to notice Wang’s suffering. (Later, she betrays...