Examines the relationship between an ethics of performance, a politics of place and a poetics of the urban environment, highlighting the spontaneity of theatre and its origins in everyday life. Read asserts that there need not be a split between the practice and theory of theatre, and calls for a move away from the idealised empty space of avant-garde performance.
Routledge, London, 1993, 260 pages, 23.1 cm x 15.5 cm.
Imagined Theatres collects theoretical dramas written by some of the leading scholars and artists of the contemporary stage. These dialogues, prose poems, and microfictions describe imaginary performance events that explore...