Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2015

320 Pages | 19 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.5 inches

ISBN: 9780719061844

Bookseller Code (06)

The Paris jigsaw

Internationalism and the city's stages

edited by David Bradby and Maria M. Delgado

Published by Manchester University Press

Theatre Theory Practice Performance MUP

  • Provides a distinct overview of Paris's unique role as a centre for both directors' theatre and socially engaged theatre in Europe with sections on Peter Brook, Ariane Mnouchkine and Augusto Boal
  • Offers an examination of the ways in which Paris has nurtured the role of actors, directors, designers and playwrights who have worked in the city since the late 1960s
  • Discusses a key number of transnational currents that have fed into Paris's theatrical landscape with chapters on the German, Russian, Spanish, Latin-American, African and Catalan presence in the city
  • Collects the views of key practitioners who have enjoyed distinguished trajectories on the Paris stage