Theme Collections: Theatre and Live Art

Discover a handpicked selection of books where theatre is pushing the boundaries of experimentation on stage and in theatre writing in the Theatre Collection of Unbound. Including: 

Split Britches
Sue-Ellen Case

The Split Britches theatre company was founded in 1980 by Peggy Shaw, Lois Weaver and Deb Margolin. This book brings together a collection of the troupe's theatre writing.


The Forest and the Field
Chris Goode

A polemical thinking-through of the whole concept of theatre as a ‘space’, and a politically motivated exploration of how, and where, that theatrical space meets the real world.


All Work and No Plays: Blueprints for Nine Theatre Performances

Ontroerend Goed

In this book, Ontroerend Goed, a Belgian theatre performance group, explores different forms to convey a theatrical experience on paper.


Program NotesCase studies for locating experimental theatre
Eds. Lois Keidan and CJ Mitchell

Collection of commissioned essays and interviews reflecting the exciting and complex relationships between 'mainstream' stages and 'experimental' theatre practices.