Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2019

240 Pages | 22 black & white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526121592

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Street theatre and the production of postindustrial space

Working memories

First Edition

David Calder

Published by Manchester University Press

Theatre Theory Practice Performance MUP

  • Develops an original theoretical framework for understanding how theatre and performance participate in and make sense of ongoing urban and economic change
  • Reveals how redevelopment projects rely on fundamentally theatrical approaches to space and time
  • Connects the economic work of theatre institutions to the aesthetic work of theatre events
  • Argues for street theatre's significance to current debates in theatre and performance studies, including questions of political efficacy, creative labour, and the performer-spectator relationship