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Destiny

Susan Painter

Susan Painter is a Senior Lecturer in Drama, Theater and Performance Studies at the University of Roehampton. Her research focuses on modern British and European drama and theatre. Her Edgar the Playwright was published by Methuen Drama in 1996. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Edgar The Playwright

Methuen Drama, 1996

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... in the theatre.’ As he understood it, the General Will’s approach was wrong for a working-class audience. Interview with Susan Painter, 29 May 1991. In Edgar’s experience, however, the General Will audiences had related to images...

Theatre of Community

Susan Painter

Susan Painter is a Senior Lecturer in Drama, Theater and Performance Studies at the University of Roehampton. Her research focuses on modern British and European drama and theatre. Her Edgar the Playwright was published by Methuen Drama in 1996. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Edgar The Playwright

Methuen Drama, 1996

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... what we absolutely did was enable people on what was for them a fairly radical wing of that to engage with the avant-garde.’ Interview with Susan Painter, 25 May 1993. Unless indicated otherwise, quotations from David Edgar...

Distress Signals

Susan Painter

Susan Painter is a Senior Lecturer in Drama, Theater and Performance Studies at the University of Roehampton. Her research focuses on modern British and European drama and theatre. Her Edgar the Playwright was published by Methuen Drama in 1996. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Edgar The Playwright

Methuen Drama, 1996

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... in this matter will always exceed our grasp.Interview with Susan Painter, 15 September 1992. Unless indicated otherwise, all subsequent quotations from David Edgar in this chapter are from this source.In terms of the story that I have always been...

Theatre of Nation

Susan Painter

Susan Painter is a Senior Lecturer in Drama, Theater and Performance Studies at the University of Roehampton. Her research focuses on modern British and European drama and theatre. Her Edgar the Playwright was published by Methuen Drama in 1996. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Edgar The Playwright

Methuen Drama, 1996

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... that the western intelligentsia may become attracted by anti-democratic, elitist ideas. Interview with Susan Painter, 25 May 1993. Unless indicated otherwise, quotations from David Edgar in this chapter are from this source....

Adaptations

Susan Painter

Susan Painter is a Senior Lecturer in Drama, Theater and Performance Studies at the University of Roehampton. Her research focuses on modern British and European drama and theatre. Her Edgar the Playwright was published by Methuen Drama in 1996. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Edgar The Playwright

Methuen Drama, 1996

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... position of our Conservative age. Nowhere is this more true than in the ‘collective possession’ The phrase is David Edgar’s, in interview with Susan Painter, 21 February 1992. Unless indicated otherwise, all subsequent quotations...

Introduction

Susan Painter

Susan Painter is a Senior Lecturer in Drama, Theater and Performance Studies at the University of Roehampton. Her research focuses on modern British and European drama and theatre. Her Edgar the Playwright was published by Methuen Drama in 1996. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Edgar The Playwright

Methuen Drama, 1996

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... Bacon, Molière, Voltaire, ont tenu la plume sous la dictée de leurs siècles.’ Translated (by Susan Painter) this is (literally) as follows: There is in all times a man of genius who makes himself secretary of his epoch: Homer, Aristotle,...

Pentecost

Susan Painter

Susan Painter is a Senior Lecturer in Drama, Theater and Performance Studies at the University of Roehampton. Her research focuses on modern British and European drama and theatre. Her Edgar the Playwright was published by Methuen Drama in 1996. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Edgar The Playwright

Methuen Drama, 1996

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... In Edgar’s understanding, ‘Communism was a sort of Esperanto, trying to create a perfect language without any of the difficulties or problems existing in language.’ Interview with Susan Painter, 24 November 1994....

Theatre of Agitation and Propaganda

Susan Painter

Susan Painter is a Senior Lecturer in Drama, Theater and Performance Studies at the University of Roehampton. Her research focuses on modern British and European drama and theatre. Her Edgar the Playwright was published by Methuen Drama in 1996. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Edgar The Playwright

Methuen Drama, 1996

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... Interview with Susan Painter, 2 June 1992. All subsequent quotations from Chris Parr in this chapter are from this source. Edgar became close to the politically active students as well as those involved in theatre, and he wrote a play...

Workshops on Specificity and the Doings

Joyce Piven

Joyce Piven is a celebrated master teacher, director, actress and co-founder of the Piven Theatre Workshop with her husband Byrne Piven. As Co-Artistic Directors of the Workshop, Joyce and Byrne developed the system of actor training outlined in In The Studio with Joyce Piven, a book she co-authored with Dr. Susan Appelbaum. Joyce was a founding member and leading actress at the Playwrights Theatre Club, the group led by Paul Sills that spawned Compass Players and Second City. While acting professionally and teaching in New York, Joyce and Byrne both studied extensively with Uta Hagen and Mira Rostova whose work informs their own. Returning to Chicago, Joyce and Byrne continued to act professionally and then turned to directing. As Artistic Director Emeritus, Joyce continues to teach and direct in Evanston and Los Angeles. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan Applebaum

Susan Applebaum has a long and rich affiliation with the Piven Theatre Workshop where she trained under Joyce and Byrne Piven. At the Workshop, Susan taught theatre games and story theatre to all age groups, served as Director of the Junior Company and the Young People's Company, developed story theatre productions of folk tales and literary stories, and acted professionally. Susan currently serves on the theatre faculty of Loyola University Chicago, where she teaches contemporary dramatic literature and play analysis. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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In the Studio with Joyce Piven : Theatre Games, Story Theatre and Text Work for Actors

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2012

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... looks like a figure drawn by a painter. And she tends to keep her head up and tilted to one side as if she’s surveying the world. Kind of aloof.” The player has stopped walking, but has drawn her own short body up to its tallest stance,...

Tennessee Williams (1911–1983)

Visions of Tragedy in Modern American Drama : From O’Neill to the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2018

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... version they even show Sebastian lying on an old stone altar as the boys attack.In Vieux Carré, we watch the diseased painter Nightingale push himself on the Writer, for which he will soon die alone of tuberculosis. In Small Craft Warnings,...