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Theater (1978) 9 (2): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 1978
...Colette Brooks Copyright © THEATER 1978 1978 The Theatrical Image On Photography by Susan Sontag. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1977 Colette Brooks The powers of photography have in effect de-Platonized our under- standing of reality, making it less...
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Theater (2018) 48 (3): 3–21.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Theater (1983) 15 (1): 12–17.
Published: 01 February 1983
... the manner in which the theatrical performance “manipulates” audience understanding. This analysis is followed by a far more detailed discussion, published here, of the opposite movement, the process whereby the audience itself takes charge of the task of assigning meaning to a performance...
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Theater (1983) 15 (1): 5–7.
Published: 01 February 1983
...Michael Hays Theatrical Texts and Social Context (Continued from page 5) Michael Hays There have, of course, been theorists and critics who have rejected essay, which opens...
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Theater (1992) 23 (1): 41–45.
Published: 01 February 1992
... objectivity sf theatrical representation. in his text from context, the New Historicism sees a necessary Hfamous speech to the players, he figures the continuity; to those who seek the meaning of dramatic stage as a mirror reflecting the world with crystal literature apart from...
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Theater (1992) 23 (1): 54–57.
Published: 01 February 1992
... and discuss their theatrical roots and implications. Martha Graham’s synthesis of theater If we need something to offset our realistic theater, and dance has yet to be fully accepted as part of the undoubtedly the dominant theater of our age, if we theatrical canon. The critical language...
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Theater (1992) 23 (3): 67–69.
Published: 01 November 1992
...Charles McNulty Copyright © THEATER 1992 1992 THE RIDICULOUS THEATRICAL COMPANY: STILL MOCKING AFTER ALL THESE YEARS CHARLES...
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Theater (1973) 5 (1): 139–145.
Published: 01 February 1973
...Garff B. Wilson Copyright © by yale/theatre 1973 1973 Consider Theatrical Biographies Garff B. Wilson Good theatrical biographies are rare. Too often they are inaccurate...
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Theater (1990) 21 (1_and_2): 10–16.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Judith Graves Miller THEATRICALIZATIONS OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION JUDITH GRAVES MILLER “The text of the Revolution has disappeared, devoured by its interpretation.” Nietzsche ictionary...
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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 (2): 31–69.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Árpád Schilling In this manifesto, Hungarian independent director Árpád Schilling, artistic director of the renowned ensemble Krétakör, articulates his ideas on directing, acting, and Hungary's theatrical tradition and producing structures. He gives examples of theatrical exercises used...
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Theater (2018) 48 (1): 79–89.
Published: 01 February 2018
...John H. Muse John H. Muse discusses Jonathan Ball’s 2010 collection, Clockfire , a compendium of “sketches of impossible plays,” as a means of interrogating theater’s relationship both to surveillance and the virtual, both of which Muse sees as inherent in all theatrical acts, real or imagined...
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Theater (2019) 49 (2): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Aaron C. Thomas In his essay, Thomas analyzes and contextualizes Thomas Ostermeier’s adaptation of Édouard Louis’s second novel, Histoire de la violence . The production, Im Herzen der Gewalt , uses theatrical means to explore the questions of truth and untruth, reality and unreality, revision...
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Theater (2008) 38 (2): 9–29.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the psychological-realism tradition. Schilling and Pintér are the heirs: Schilling, praised for the founding of his company Krétakör, whose constant, chameleonic reinvention resists stasis; Pintér, for the theatrical incorporation of Hungarian folk tradition and the resultant questioning of the parameters...
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Theater (2009) 39 (2): 71–77.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Alina Nelega Alina Nelega offers a playwright's perspective on the development of playwriting in post-communist Romania. She details the challenges faced by new playwrights in a primarily visual, director-driven theatrical culture, and discusses the history of programs like Dramafest and dramAcum...
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Theater (2012) 42 (2): 43–63.
Published: 01 May 2012
...John H. Muse This article surveys the new forms of drama, performance, and spectatorship created by artists making use of the real-time microblogging website Twitter—as either a forum for performance in itself, or way to extend the boundaries of a more conventionally theatrical performance. He goes...
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Theater (2011) 41 (2): 9–29.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the historical precedents of extended theatrical events, such as those by City Dionysia, Japanese Noh theater, medieval mystery plays, and Wagnerian opera. Kalb considers changes in the theater industry and media culture over the last several decades that may have influenced this sudden proliferation. He also...
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Theater (1989) 20 (3): 46–49.
Published: 01 November 1989
... the theatrical motif to examine three separate issues. The first concerns Stalin's chameleon-like behavior towards all who came into contact with him. He goes on to describe the masterful staging of the Moscow Purge Trials during which virtually all the key actors - the defendants, witnesses, prosecutor, judge...
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Theater (2014) 44 (2): 21–29.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Tom Sellar In this article, Tom Sellar begins to define the mercurial role of the performance curator that has been emerging at the intersections of theatrical practice and the visual arts and their presentation. By linking the burgeoning prominence of curators with “a desire for strengthened...
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Theater (2016) 46 (2): 7–33.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and considers such extra-theatrical “performances” as technical demonstrations and early baseball broadcasts. Grobe ultimately argues that telegraphy transformed the dramaturgical habits and acting styles of nineteenth-century theater, turning them realist and proleptically modern. At the same time, these plays...