What is globalization? What role is there for the theatre in a globalizing world?
This original and provocative book explores the contribution that theatre has made to our slowly evolving consciousness of our world as a...
What is globalization? What role is there for the theatre in a globalizing world? This original and provocative book explores the contribution that theatre has made to our slowly evolving consciousness of our world as a whole. Drawing on sources from Aeschylus to The Lion King, Chekhov to Complicite, tragedy to advertising, the book argues for theatre's importance as a site of resistance to the ruthless spread of the global market.Foreword by Mark RavenhillShow Less
Offers a unified, consistent and coherent theory of theatre's relationship to globalization
Part of the successful and innovative Theatre And series
Series Editors' Preface
Foreword; Mark Ravenhill
Artaud at the Balinese Theatre
What is Globalization?
Theatre and Globalization?
It's the Economy, Stupid
Globalization: For and Against
A Short History of the Theatre Programme
The Anti-globalization Movement
Universals and Theatre
Cosmopolitanism vs. Globalization
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
- Playing the Game Christine Poulter
- Theatre and Dance Kate Elswit
- Theatre & Protest Lara Shalson
- Theatre and Voice Konstantinos Thomaidis
- Understanding Global Media Terry Flew
- Understanding Film Theory Ruth Doughty, Christine Etherington-Wright
- Making Site-Specific Theatre and Performance Phil Smith
- Narrative in Performance Barbara Sellers-Young, Jade Rosina McCutcheon
- Theatre and Cancer Brian Lobel
- Reframing the Musical Sarah Whitfield
- Theatre & Community Emine Fisek
- Performance, Movement and the Body Mark Evans