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Theater (1983) 15 (1): 5–7.
Published: 01 February 1983
...Michael Hays Copyright © THEATER 1983 1983 BIBLIOGRAPHY For references to other works related to the sociology of the theater, see the bibliographies following the essays by Pavis and de Marinis Burns , Elizabeth . Theatricality. A Study of Convention in the Theater and in Social...
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Theater (1985) 16 (3): 89–91.
Published: 01 November 1985
... Bentley offers a psycho- logically perhaps cruder, but politically and dramaturgically more effective ending than Social Amnesia Kleist - is an act of madness born of despair to which Penthesilea is driven not by her “men-devouring“ instincts, but rather by the relentless...
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Theater (2001) 31 (3): 62–93.
Published: 01 November 2001
... by Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre 2001 Theater 31.3-06 Artist State.sh 10/16/01 11:22 AM Page 62 How Do You Make Social Change? Theater asked a number of artists and community activists engaged in theater for social...
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Theater (2001) 31 (3): 95–107.
Published: 01 November 2001
..., Mississippi, 1964. Photo: Matt Herron. Theater 31.3-07 Cohen.sh 10/16/01 11:30 AM Page 95 Jan Cohen-Cruz Motion of the Ocean The Shifting Face of U.S. Theater for Social Change since the 1960s The role...
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Theater (2001) 31 (3): 127–137.
Published: 01 November 2001
... Theater of Social Change in Context Before I begin, I invite you to join me in a stroll down memory lane. To tell the truth, I’m a little tired of going by myself. Looking back, I am simultaneously touched by the intensity of my generation’s hopes...
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Theater (1989) 20 (3): 13–17.
Published: 01 November 1989
... who are beginning writers do not share the social temperament and political worldview of people like Gelman and Shatrov. Young writers are for the most part developing the traditions of their immediate predecessors, the 'new wave' p1aywrights. They are explicitly engaged in an artistic study...
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Theater (2018) 48 (2): 3–19.
Published: 01 May 2018
...—site-specific one-on-one performances in Hamlin Park and an ensemble performance turned social dance at Links Hall—stage “two dreams of contemporary dance”: “One is the urge to dissolve the boundary between performer and audience; the other is to intensify that distinction.” Kramer probes...
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Theater (2020) 50 (1): 13–29.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Gordon Rogoff Theater magazine founding editor Gordon Rogoff puts the history of the American theater over the last five decades under a critical retrospective lens, examining how shifting political, social, and economic conditions have shaped theater as both industry and art form. Rogoff ’s essay...
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Theater (2021) 51 (2): 74–83.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the “cesura between actor and character” to highlight the nature of the theatrical event for purposes that are largely social, drawing attention to systems of power, privilege, and violence. De Vos posits that unlike Brecht, however, Rau does not use these techniques to draw attention to the constructedness...
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Theater (2008) 38 (3): 67–83.
Published: 01 November 2008
... censorship of theater arts into three eras: 1) Zimbabwe's liberation struggle from the late 1960s through the 1970s, 2) the newly won independence of 1980s, with hope of economic and social progress giving way to frustration, and 3) the contemporary clash of President Mugabe's strong response against...
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Theater (2010) 40 (3): 91–115.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Adam S. Horowitz Adam S. Horowitz offers a travelogue of Colombia's cities and rural towns, surveying the social dynamics of spectatorship for a wide range of Colombian performances. He takes a night walk through the streets of Bogotá, attends a protest performance led by a venerated theater...
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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): 43–63.
Published: 01 May 2012
... on to describe the ways in which social media “are making playwrights, performers, and spectators of us all.” © 2012 by John H. Muse 2012 John H. Muse 140 Characters in Search of a Theater Twitter Plays 99 percent of Twitter is insignificant. But there’s that rare moment when it becomes...
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Theater (2011) 41 (2): 31–35.
Published: 01 May 2011
... through his play such as rage as a social force and the collision of opposing political ideals. He also describes his writing process and his reliance on discoveries made in the rehearsal room for the composition of his plays. © 2011 by Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theater 2011 Freedom Club...
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Theater (2014) 44 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Madison Moore In this article, Madison Moore discusses the work of choreographer Trajal Harrell, which critically crosses the downtown pedestrianism of postmodern dance with the high-fashion spectacle of uptown Harlem drag balls. By considering the social contexts of these apparently disparate...
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Theater (2014) 44 (1): 37–55.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Emily Carson Coates This article discusses the interrelationship between contemporary dance aesthetics and social change developed in the piece Dans Un S’Y Mettre by Burkinabe choreographers Auguste Ouédraogo and Bienvenue Bazié, as well as their larger project, Engagement Féminin, which aims...
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Theater (2016) 46 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jennifer Buckley In this article, Jennifer Buckley investigates digital durational performances like Forced Entertainment's 12 a.m.: Awake & Looking Down and questions if and how media can feel like live theater and create community. She also discusses how social media platforms like Twitter...
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Theater (2008) 38 (3): 5–21.
Published: 01 November 2008
...John Houchin In this article, John Houchin, author of Censorship of the American Theater in the Twentieth Century, continues his exploration of censorship and its social ramifications. In censorship battles throughout history, debates may have been addressed in two or three newspaper articles, only...
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Theater (1983) 15 (1): 8–11.
Published: 01 February 1983
...” Cahiers de la production théâtrale, (7) . Goldmann , Lucien ( 1964 ), The Hidden God (New York: Humanities Press). Gourdon , Anne-Marie ( 1982 ), Théâtre, public, réception (Paris: CNRS). Hauser , Arnold ( 1951 ) trans. Stanley Goodman, The Social History of Art (London...
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Theater (2001) 31 (2): 96–105.
Published: 01 May 2001
... presentation of the distinction between “liminal” and “liminoid” performances obscures the important idea of the contrasting roles of what Turner calls “social drama” in pre- dominantly agricultural societies, where everyday life is crucially affected by such phe...