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Theatre and Ecology

Maya Roth, Editor   The Drama and Theatre of Sarah Ruhl By Amy Muse Reviewed by John Bray A Player and a Gentleman: The Diary of Harry Watkins, Nineteenth-Century US American Actor Edited by Amy E. Hughes and Naomi J. Stubbs Reviewed by Amy B. Huang Theatre, Performance and Cognition: Languages, Bodies and Ecologies Edited […]

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Finding Home in the World Stage: Critical Creative Citizenship and the 13th South Asian Theatre Festival 2018

by Arnab Banerji The Journal of American Drama and Theatre Volume 32, Number 2 (Spring 2020) ISNN 2376-4236 ©2020 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center The South Asian Theatre Festival (SATF) is held annually in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The thirteenth edition of the festival was held on August 4th and 5th, 2018 at the […]

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Exploring the History and Implications of Toxicity through St. Louis: Performance Artist Allana Ross and the “Toxic Mound Tours”

by Rachel E. Bauer and Kristen M. Kalz The Journal of American Drama and Theatre Volume 32, Number 2 (Spring 2020) ISNN 2376-4236 ©2020 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center On a chilly day in early April 2018, a group of sixteen people and one lovable dog met at a coffee house in St Louis, […]

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“La conjura de Xinum” and Language Revitalization: Understanding Maya Agency through Theatre

by Sarah Alice Campbell The Journal of American Drama and Theatre Volume 32, Number 2 (Spring 2020) ISNN 2376-4236 ©2020 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Jan Cohen-Cruz argues in Local Acts: Community-Based Performance in the United States that the criticism of conventional theatre is ineffective at assessing the scope, intent, and success of community-based […]

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The Architecture of Local Performance: Stages of the Taliesin Fellowship

by Claudia Wilsch Case The Journal of American Drama and Theatre Volume 32, Number 2 (Spring 2020) ISNN 2376-4236 ©2020 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center During the Great Depression, architect Frank Lloyd Wright founded the Taliesin Fellowship, an apprenticeship program for students of architecture and related trades that valued physical labor as an educational […]

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Introduction: Local Acts: Performing Communities, Performing Americas

by Jocelyn L. Buckner The Journal of American Drama and Theatre Volume 32, Number 2 (Spring 2020) ISNN 2376-4236 ©2020 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center This American Theatre and Drama Society special issue of JADT features four essays that explore what “local” performance means across very different community contexts. Throughout the Americas, communities generate […]

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