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Aleks Sierz

Aleks Sierz is Visiting Research Fellow at Rose Bruford College, and author of In-Yer-Face Theatre: British Drama Today (Faber, 2001) and The Theatre of Martin Crimp (Methuen Drama, 2006). He also works as a journalist, broadcaster, lecturer and theatre critic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rewriting The Nation

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2011

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...Jeremy And you are Jamaican? British? What do you guys call yourselves now? Lavelle (ignores) Whatever.In the 2000s, British new writing took a wide variety of forms, and grasped the opportunity to stage an ongoing conversation...

Contemporary Collaborators I: Kentridge/Handspring/Taylor

The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary South African Theatre

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...Ubu and the Truth Commission; Zeno at 4 am; 2½ or 3: Confessions of Zeno Introduction Modern aesthetic conceptions of collaboration...

Part Four: Introduction

Stefan Aquilina

Stefan Aquilina is a lecturer within the Theatre Studies Department of the School of Performing Arts (University of Malta). His main area of research is Russian and early Soviet theatre, especially the work of Stanislavsky and Meyerhold. This particular research interest is developed through the application of critical theories on ‘everyday life’. Aquilina also runs a research project called ‘Performance Lineage: the Russian Tradition of Actor Training’ through a grant offered by the University of Malta. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stanislavsky in the World : The System and its Transformations Across Continents

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...In between binaries and paradoxes: Stanislavsky in Africa Scholarship about theatre and performance in Africa is often framed in ways that overshadows actor training practices on the African continent. Recurrent themes around which...

Jenny McLeod

Rage and Reason : Women Playwrights on Playwriting

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 1997

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...Jenny McLeod, as she says herself, simply loves writing, and, fuelled by her passion, she has produced a significant amount of work in different media over the last ten years. She began writing plays in the middle of her A-levels when she...

Popular Community Theatre

The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary South African Theatre

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...The Seed; To Be Like This Rock ( Umsindo Theatre Projects) The Milk Factory; Fikile (Emuhle All Artists) Introduction During the apartheid...

Contemporary Collaborators II: Magnet Theatre

The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary South African Theatre

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...Introduction In 2012, South Africa’s Magnet Theatre Company celebrated its 25th year of creating an original repertoire of performance events that emphasize the primacy of the body. A distinctive aspect of this company...

A Director’s Perspective: Stanislavsky in South Africa

Stanislavsky in the World : The System and its Transformations Across Continents

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...Postcolonial thinking liberated the periphery from the centre without reducing either to itself, and it has engaged in historical explanation without crude judgement or generalisation, revealing the labour involved in sustaining...

Beginning Again, Again: Gem of the Ocean and Jitney

Alan Nadel

Alan Nadel, William T. Bryan Chair in American Literature and Culture at the University of Kentucky, is the author of Invisible Criticism: Ralph Ellison and the American Canon, and has edited two collections of essays on August Wilson, May All Your Fences Have Gates: Essays on the Drama of August Wilson and August Wilson: Completing the Twentieth-Century Cycle. He has written several other books including Television in Black-and-White America: Race and National Identity. His essays on post-World War II American literature, film, drama, and culture have appeared in numerous journals, and he has won prizes for the best essay in Modern Fiction Studies and in PMLA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Theatre of August Wilson

Methuen Drama, 2018

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...Jitney Performance history The first publically performed version of Jitney took place at the Allegheny Repertory Theater in Pittsburgh, in October 1982 and in 1985 at the Penumbra Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota. A version rewritten...

Critical and Performance Perspectives

Alan Nadel

Alan Nadel, William T. Bryan Chair in American Literature and Culture at the University of Kentucky, is the author of Invisible Criticism: Ralph Ellison and the American Canon, and has edited two collections of essays on August Wilson, May All Your Fences Have Gates: Essays on the Drama of August Wilson and August Wilson: Completing the Twentieth-Century Cycle. He has written several other books including Television in Black-and-White America: Race and National Identity. His essays on post-World War II American literature, film, drama, and culture have appeared in numerous journals, and he has won prizes for the best essay in Modern Fiction Studies and in PMLA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Theatre of August Wilson

Methuen Drama, 2018

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...Seven Guitars and King Hedley II: August Wilson’s Lazarus Complex Donald E. Pease Although King Hedley II is the eighth play in the Wilson cycle, it is the first play that Wilson created as a direct sequel to a previous play. King...

Part Five: Introduction

Jonathan Pitches

Jonathan Pitches is Professor of Theatre and Performance and Director of Research in the School of Performance and Cultural Industries at Leeds University. He is the author and/or editor of four books, three of which relate to actor training and is the founding co-editor of the Routledge journal, Theatre Dance and Performance Training. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stanislavsky in the World : The System and its Transformations Across Continents

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...The autonomy of distance and theatrical ethics: Stanislavsky in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand One of the landmark publications interrogating Australia’s relationship to the rest of world was first published in 1966 and revised again...