Davis explores definitions of entertainment, arguing that it can be found embedded in all forms of theatre, not just the 'popular'.
Presents a broad range of critical and theoretical methods, and applies them to contemporary and historical performance genres. Revised and Enlarged Edition
Soundtrack and audiobook of the neo-noir fever dream and 120 decibel suicide note.
In glass cabinet.
Dissects the network of household, kinship and sexual relations that constitute the family form in advanced capitalist societies to show how they reinforce conditions of inequality.
Offers a glimpse of new perspectives on how philosophy performs in the gaps between thinking and acting.
A collection of 14 essays by international scholars and practitioners from across the disciplines of Philosophy, Literature and Theatre and Performance Studies, addressing the nature of the relationship between philosophy and performance.
This engaging study examines the issue of crisis in European performance since the collapse of global financial markets in 2008. The book’s chapters examine diverse performances of crisis primarily in three cities with a loaded past and present for Europe, as idea and geopolitical reality: London, Athens and Berlin.
Explores the different ways in which theatre has performed the rural from the medieval to the contemporary, and examines the changing relationships between place, performance and audience when theatre is staged in rural communities.
The first comprehensive account of the complex relations between legal process and performances. Through ten major principles of performance within law, it establishes how law itself is a performative mode of practice and reflects upon the co-dependence of law, performance and politics in celebrated works of theatre.
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.
Tells the story of feminist performance theory. It explores key debates from its 40-year history, engages with the work of groundbreaking thinkers including Elin Diamond, Jill Dolan, Peggy Phelan and Elaine Aston, and includes case studies of recent performances by established and emerging feminist artists.
Anderson explores the theory and practice of photographing theatre and performance, as well as theatre and photography's mutual preoccupation with posing, staging, framing, and stillness.
Between 17/09 and 4/10 2009, the artist invited a musician, an unemployed person, a squatter, a protester, an activist, an artist, a racist and an anti-racist, and others, to spend a day in the Künstlerhaus Bethanien. This book was published in conjunction with the exhibition and documents each individual’s daylong occupation of the gallery space.