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Rosmersholm

Written by

Henrik Ibsen

and

Michael Meyer

Translated by

Michael Meyer

~playauthor~Written by~ Henrik Ibsen , Michael Meyer ~playauthor~Translated by~ Michael Meyer

Methuen Drama, 1980

World Classics

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (6), Female (2), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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... upper class origins. Unfortunately, his complicated relationship with Rebecca West, a friend of his dead wife who now lives in his house, leaves him open to attacks from those angry at what they see as his political and moral betrayal....

Peer Gynt

Written by

Henrik Ibsen

and

Michael Meyer

Translated by

Michael Meyer

~playauthor~Written by~ Henrik Ibsen , Michael Meyer ~playauthor~Translated by~ Michael Meyer

Methuen Drama, 1987

World Classics

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 38, Roles: Total (43), Female (11), Male (32), Unassigned (0)

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... to the play, translator and editor Michael Meyer says: ‘Peer Gynt is an emperor manqué, searching to discover what he is Emperor of – to find at the end that the one thing of which he was meant to be, and was not, Emperor, was himself....

Research in a Post-Normal World

Peter O’Connor

Dr. Peter O’Connor is Associate Professor and the Director of the Critical Research Unit in Applied Theatre at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His research interests centre on the application of drama pedagogy within wider social justice or public education actions. His most recent work includes the development of the Teaspoon of Light Theatre Company as a response to the trauma of over 3000 earthquakes in Christchurch. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Anderson

Michael Anderson is Professor of Education at the University of Sydney, Australia. His previous books include: Partnerships in Education Research: Creating Knowledge that Matters (Bloomsbury, 2014), and MasterClass in Drama Education: Transforming Teaching and Learning (Bloomsbury, 2012), and Drama education with digital technology, co-edited with J. Carroll and D. Cameron (Continuum, 2009) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Applied Theatre: Research : Radical Departures

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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... In what feels like the last days of the West's hegemonic rule, we are being dragged into wars that seem to many even more pointless than those fought in the past. Wars without any seeming end, wars against nouns, where the stated aims...

Craig Higginson

The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary South African Theatre

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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... Studios in the West End. The play was nominated for four Naledi Awards, including ‘Best New Play’ (the Naledi Awards are the foremost theatrical awards in South Africa). The script exists in two versions: an economical, perhaps slightly...

Spinoza and The Tempest: An Island of One

Michael Witmore

Michael Witmore is Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespearean Metaphysics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2008

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... in the West, it stretches back to the atomistic poetry of Lucretius and continues through the more dynamic moments in Marx’s thought – and its adherents have always placed a high premium on the specific qualities of embodied experience,...

Reviving Garrick

New Places : Shakespeare and Civic Creativity

The Arden Shakespeare, 2018

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...On April 22 2016 the Birmingham-based ensemble Ex Cathedra accompanied the actor Samuel West in a revival of the baroque multi-media work which in 1769 initiated the Shakespeare cult as we still know it: David Garrick’s Jubilee Ode....

The Star

Written by

Michael Wynne

~playauthor~Written by~ Michael Wynne

Faber and Faber, 2016

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 28, Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Come one, come all, and join us at THE STAR this Christmas, as we re-open the doors for your enjoyment and delight, with a magical, mammoth, marvellous and mesmerising Music Hall ENTERTAINMENT! Celebrate the 150th birthday of the Playhouse...

John Philip Kemble

Garrick, Kemble, Siddons, Kean Volume II : Great Shakespeareans

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2010

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... many passing West End theatregoers would recognize a likeness of Kemble if they saw one. Kemble’s elder sister Sarah Siddons, as Russ McDonald points out elsewhere in this volume, is widely remembered as one of the great Shakespearean divas:...

Shakespeare and the Theatre Broadcast Experience: A View from Hong Kong

Shakespeare and the ‘Live’ Theatre Broadcast Experience

The Arden Shakespeare, 2018

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... opportunities If theatre broadcast of Shakespeare warrants such strong promotion, it appears that the cultural cachet of ‘big-time’ Shakespeare – to employ Michael Bristol’s term (Bristol 1996) – is synonymous with British-style Anglophone...

Dublin by Lamplight

Written by

Michael West

~playauthor~Written by~ Michael West

Methuen Drama, 2017

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 48, Roles: Total (33), Female (11), Male (22), Unassigned (0)

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...Amidst the filth and fury of Dublin 1904, the theatrical event of the century is about to explode...Will the Irish National Theatre of Ireland seize its chance for glory? Fading stars, rebels, whores, and romantics irreverently expose...