How does protest engage with theatre? What does theatre have to gain from protest?
This provocative book meets the supposedly ‘live’ practices of performance and the ‘no-longer-live’ historical past at their own dangerous crossroads. Focussing on the ‘and’ of the title, it addresses the tangled relations between the terms, practices, ideas, and aims embedded in these compatriot – but often oppositional – arts and acts of time.
A concise overview of the shifting roles of theatre and theatricality in Scottish culture, asking important questions about the relationship between Scottish theatre, history and identity, and celebrating the recent emergence of a generation of internationally successful Scottish playwrights.