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The theater and its double

Artist/Author: Antonin Artaud | Reference: P3966 | ISBN: 9780802141392 | Type: Publication

A collection of manifestos originally published in 1938, in which the artist and philosopher attacks conventional assumptions about the drama.

Transfigured Stages: Major Practitioners and Theatre Aesthetics in Australia

Artist/Author: Margaret Hamilton | Reference: P3923 | ISBN: 978-9042033566 | Type: Publication

Captures the excitement of a key period in the emergence of postdramatic theatre in Australia in the 1980s and 1990s.

The Stage Lives of Animals

Artist/Author: Una Chaudhuri | Reference: P3763 | ISBN: 978-1138818477 | Type: Publication

Examines what it might mean to make theatre beyond the human.

Performativity and Performance

Editor: Andrew Parker and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick | Reference: P2901 | ISBN: 978-0415910552 | Type: Publication

From the age of Aristotle to the age of AIDS, writers, thinkers, performers and activists have wresteled with what “performance” is all about. At the same moment, “performativity”–a new concept in language theory–has become a ubiquitous term in literary studies. This volume grapples with the nature of these two key terms whose traces can be found everywhere: in the theatre, in the streets, in philosophy, in questions of race and gender, and in the sentences we speak.

Lunatics, Lovers and Poets: Contemporary Experimental Theatre

Artist/Author: Margaret Croyden | Reference: P2751 | ISBN: 0070147809 | Type: Publication

A critical survey of international experimental theatres of the late 20th century, and the social and political condition that bred them. 

1994 Manchester, UK City of Drama

Artist/Author: The Arts Council of Great Britain | Reference: P1711 | Type: Publication

The Arts Council of Great Britain, 1994 Manchester, UK City of Drama, theatre, new writing, education, integrating music and dance into theatre, discusses Manchester as a leading cultural centre in the world. Arts 2000

Performance in Profile: UK Dance, Drama, Live Art, Outdoor work

Artist/Author: various | Editor: John Daniel | Reference: P1528 | Type: Publication

Performance in Profile is the British Council’s guide to UK companies and artists currently creating interesting work available for international touring.