Making the stage

Making the stage

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MAKING THE STAGE is a collection of essays that examines the role of theatre, drama, and performance in contemporary culture, a culture that is growing increasingly technological and isolated--seemingly at odds with the very nature of theatre, a collaborative and sometimes very primitive art form. Through the course of these essays, it is clear that theatre not only survives some of the challenges of the day but even defines discussions, particularly political ones which are prohibited by an increasingly manipulated media. The essays, from a diverse group of theatre scholars, examine the mechanics of theatre, from space to sound to the use of technology, the role of women in creating theatre, the relationship between theatre and literary art forms, the politics of theatre, science and theatre, and the role of performance art. Through them all, it is clear that theatre, drama, and performance continue to speak in significant ways.essays on the changing concept of theatre, drama, and performance Ann C. Hall. on Terror in an inverted paradigm. If Guantanamo enacts real words in a fictionalized situation a€” the detainees mingling with politicians and family members in an atemporal, ... But with over 500 detainees still held in Guantanamoa#39;s prison camps and the escalating violence in Iraq killing more everyday, we can question theanbsp;...

Title:Making the stage
Author:Ann C. Hall
Publisher: - 2008-09-01


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