Imagined Theatres: Writing for a Theoretical Stage

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Collects theoretical dramas written by some of the leading scholars and artists of the contemporary stage. These dialogues, prose poems, and microfictions describe imaginary performance events that explore what might be possible and impossible in the theatre.

Editor Daniel Sack
Publisher Routledge
ISBN 978-1138122055
Reference P3221
Date 2017
Type Publication

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