Routledge – 1997 – 264 pages
Susan Bennett's highly successful Theatre Audiences is a unique full-length study of the audience as cultural phenomenon, which looks at both theories of spectatorship and the practice of different theatres and their audiences.
Published here in a brand new updated edition, Theatre Audiences now includes:
`nBL a new preface by the author
• a stunning extra chapter on intercultural theatre
• a revised up-to-date bibliography
Theatre Audiences is a must-buy for teachers and students interested in spectatorship and theatre audiences, and will be valuable reading for practitioners and others involved in the theatre.
Susan Bennett is Professor of English at the University of Calgary. She is author of Performing Nostalgia (Routledge 1995).