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Theater (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2019
... refraction that are an essential part of not only Louis’s narrative but of all narratives of sexual violence. Thomas places Im Herzen der Gewalt against the history of depicting violence on stage, with a particular focus on the famous 1980 production of Howard Brenton’s The Romans in Britain . By placing...
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Theater (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 62–75.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., Hooded, Or Being Black for Dummies , Carpenter posits that to depict black suffering on stage without sensationalizing or depersonalizing the violence—and thus contributing to the cycle of violence you depict—theatermakers must make room for the dramaturgical stutter: strategic dysfluency that defies...
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Theater (1 November 1992) 23 (3): 94.
Published: 01 November 1992
...Joel Schechter The Age and Stage of George L. Fox by Laurence Senelick (University of New England Press, 1988). Mr. Fox: A Rumination on the Life of a Clown by Bill Irwin, with Geoff Hoyle and Friends (Seattle Rep, April, 1992). Copyright © THEATER 1992 1992 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Theater (1 February 2003) 33 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 February 2003
... D2D these characters have been caricatured into Todd Winks, Woozy Woods, and Dr. Frieda Mensch, respectively. The work situates itself squarely on the hyphen between the High and Low Arts to examine America’s fascination with lurid violence on the one hand and its puritanical longing to legislate...
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Theater (1 November 2006) 36 (3): 29–41.
Published: 01 November 2006
... transitional German culture, a culture becoming more racially diverse, influenced by the media, and obsessed with violence and youth. In Our Forests, Walser broadens the range of social topics that inform her plays from the state of the arts and demographic crises to a commentary on how the media crushes...
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Theater (1 November 2007) 37 (3): 37–45.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Iconoclasm of the Stage and the Return of the Body The Carnal Power of  Theater The word theater truly resonates in the most disparate and distant ways. For me, it is a word that continuously intersects with another one, less known but not less intrigu- ing, a word of...
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Theater (1 November 1979) 10 (3): 21–32.
Published: 01 November 1979
..., Schneider, Edwin Sherin, Gene Frankel, Me1 Shapiro, and Liviu Arena Stage began life in the Hippodrome, an old movie house on Ciulei; and designers include Karl Eigsti, Santo Loquasto, John 9th Street in the nation’s capital. After a dark season in 1955-56, Conklin, Robert U. Taylor and Ming Cho Lee...
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Theater (1 February 2005) 35 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 February 2005
... Jacobeans also delivered plenty of tit- illation for London audiences seeking ever-more outrageous forms of stage violence. These dramatists vied with one another for the most shockingly stimulating forms of violence and humiliation. (Like them, Shakespeare does not fear stage violence, though...
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Theater (1 November 1987) 18 (3): 6–12.
Published: 01 November 1987
...- fourJlms a year, often with execrable scripts. The list of direc- quented the popular theater of the time and contrived toget tors included Rossellini, de Sica, Lattuada, Visconti and a comic part at the age of sixteen. During the First World War Pasolini. A1 though he became blind on stage in 1957. he...
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Theater (1 November 2006) 36 (3): 5–27.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the gas chambers. In this sense, the stage action of undressing, real or fictional, not only has a direct and gripping impact on the audience but also conveys a very strong message about the violence of religion, the killing frenzy of the supreme being, and the...
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Theater (1 May 1985) 16 (2): 52–57.
Published: 01 May 1985
...Arthur Sainer Copyright © THEATER 1985 1985 The Several Stages of the Embattled Living Theatre Arthur Sainer By the winter of’84-’85, the Living...
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Theater (1 February 2003) 33 (1): 29–43.
Published: 01 February 2003
... juxtaposition—Frank Sinatra crooning “It’s Nice to Go Trav’ling” set against a seventeenth-century Persian poem on Kabul. The Sinatra song, the Homebody tells us, played in the background at the 40 staging history in a post-colonial world party she gave for her husband while...
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Theater (1 May 2005) 35 (2): 83–85.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... Throughout this scene of ethereal splendor, Korsunovas dimly illuminates Mer- cutio and Tybalt, who stand brooding on opposite margins of the stage. As Romeo and Juliet reveal their love to each other, Korsunovas foreshadows the violence that will soon threaten it. The duel between Mercutio and Tybalt...
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Theater (1 February 2007) 37 (1): 106–112.
Published: 01 February 2007
... achieves. It is good to see Benjamin adjusted, with this salute to film’s wizardry. Yet, as Handke doesn’t mention but as his own plays show, less naive or equally naive types of illusion are still part of the theater’s potency. That perennial topic, comparison of acting on the stage and...
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Theater (1 May 2001) 31 (2): 35–43.
Published: 01 May 2001
... So what did it mean to have together on stage actors from the testimonies this committee gathered? Was and real people who had lived through these experi- any of it from court cases...
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Theater (1 February 2001) 31 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 February 2001
... and Thurber share a comic sensibility ters between the young Albee and two elder and an understanding of the difficulty of trying statesmen of the American stage: Thornton to maintain an equilibrium on the marital Wilder and William Inge. A...
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Theater (1 May 1992) 23 (2): 6–11.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Susan Mendelsohn The following interview was conducted after the first stage of an ongoing project, an adaptation of Euripides' Electra incorporating rap music, developed with students at a New Haven high school. Since Susan Mendelsohn has functioned on this project as playwright, dramaturg...
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Theater (1 May 1978) 9 (2): 5–6.
Published: 01 May 1978
... impulse to tified commercial success. Yet he too is a victim of the obsession engender playwriting in their institutions. Unfortunately, for newness. Institutions would rather premiere one of his less newness has frequently become an end in itself. The staging of a impressive works (Angel City...
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Theater (1 February 2018) 48 (1): 79–89.
Published: 01 February 2018
... mechanism for potential violence. To put a gun on stage early in a Louise Despont’s play loads the play’s chamber and cocks its hammer. Disobey the machine at your peril. Full Moons, colored Ball begins by distilling Chekhov’s maxim to absurd purity, offering a first act pencil and graphite on...
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Theater (1 February 1990) 21 (1_and_2): 17–22.
Published: 01 February 1990
... with Julian Beck and Judith Malina, who had staged four of his plays and pointed to his anarchist thought as one of the sources of their revolutionary theater. Copyright © THEATER 1990 1990 PAUL GOODMAN, E LIVING THE AND THE...