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"That Was Us": Contemporary Irish Theatre and Performance

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Description for "That Was Us": Contemporary Irish Theatre and Performance Paperback. This collection of critical essays and artist reflections accounts for some of the richest and most important developments to take place in contemporary Irish theatre and performance. Editor(s): Walsh, Fintan. Num Pages: 247 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; AN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 143 x 18. Weight in Grams: 372.
In the wake of Ireland’s recent economic rise, fall, and associated social crises, theatre and performance have played vital roles in reflecting on the past, engaging the present, and imagining possible futures. That Was Us features a wide, rich range of critical essays and artist reflections that strive to make sense of some of the most significant shifts and trends in contemporary Irish theatre and performance. Focusing on artists connected to the Dublin Theatre Festival, the book addresses work by the Abbey Theatre, ANU Productions, Brokentalkers, The Corn Exchange, Druid, Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre, the Gate ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Oberon Books
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
Number of Pages
248
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781783190355
SKU
V9781783190355
Shipping Time
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About F Walsh
Fintan Walsh is Lecturer in Theatre and Performance Studies at Birkbeck, University of London, where he teaches on the B.A. Theatre and Drama Studies degree and the M.A. Text and Performance (with RADA). He is author of Theatre & Therapy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) and Male Trouble: Masculinity and the Performance of Crisis (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010). He is editor of Queer ... Read more

Reviews for "That Was Us": Contemporary Irish Theatre and Performance
The collection aims for - and achieves - great breadth. It features seventeen chapters from scholars and practitioners on subjects ranging from socially engaged theatre such as that of ANU Productions and Brokentalkers, to children's theatre, to 'bio-plays' that have taken literary figures as their protagonists, to the touring productions of Druid Theatre Company... the collection succeeds in demonstrating "the ... Read more

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