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Published: 12 May 2010

272 Pages | 36 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719081743

Bookseller Code (06)


World stages, local audiences

Essays on performance, place and politics

Peter Dickinson

Published by Manchester University Press

Theatre Theory Practice Performance MUP

  • Approaches performance in a very broad, dynamic, and accessible manner that will appeal to a number of different constituencies Local/global focus and how 'local performance' can translate into 'global effect' makes this study unique Recent performance-studies scholarship written in the wake of September 11th 2001 refocused on a re-animated theatrical public sphere and how performance could speak to some of the pressing global concerns of the twenty-first century Looks at a range of performance, including dance, theatre, performance, visual art and Olympic opening ceremonies

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