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  1. Hamlet and the Baker's Son

    My Life in Theatre and Politics

    By Augusto Boal

    Hamlet and the Baker's Son is the autobiography of Augusto Boal, inventor of the internationally renowned Forum Theatre system, and 'Theatre of the Oppressed' and author of Games for Actors and Non-Actors and Legislative Theatre. Continuing to travel the world giving workshops and inspiration to...

    Published February 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  2. Community Theatre

    Global Perspectives

    By Eugene van Erven

    Community theatre is an important device for communities to collectively share stories, to participate in political dialogue, and to break down the increasing exclusion of marginalised groups of citizens. It is practised all over the world by growing numbers of people. Published at the same time...

    Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  3. The Radical in Performance

    Between Brecht and Baudrillard

    By Baz Kershaw

    The Radical in Performance investigates the crisis in contemporary theatre, and celebrates the subversive in performance. It is the first full-length study to explore the link between a western theatre which, says Kershaw, is largely outdated and the blossoming of postmodern performance, much of...

    Published June 24th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Legislative Theatre

    Using Performance to Make Politics

    By Augusto Boal

    Augusto Boal's reputation is now moving beyond the realms of theatre and drama therapy, bringing him to the attention of a wider public. Legislative Theatre is the latest and most remarkable stage in his work. 'Legislative Theatre' is an attempt to use Boal's method of 'Forum Theatre' within a...

    Published October 1st 1998 by Routledge

  5. Radical Street Performance

    An International Anthology

    Edited by Jan Cohen-Cruz

    Radical Street Performance is the first volume to collect together the fascinating array of writings by activists, directors, performers, critics, scholars and journalists who have documented street theatre around the world. More than thirty essays explore the myriad forms this most public of...

    Published May 28th 1998 by Routledge

  6. Polish Romantic Drama

    Three Plays in English Translation

    Edited by Harold B. Segel

    This is the first volume in English to be devoted entirely to Polish Romantic drama. It contains translations of three major plays: Forefathers; Eve, Part III, by Adam Mickiewics; The Un-Divine Comedy by Zygmunt Krasinski; and Fantazy by Juliusz Slowacki. In his highly informative introduction,...

    Published October 29th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Working Without Boal

    Digressions and Developments in the Theatre of the Oppressed

    Edited by Frances Babbage

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 1st 1996 by Routledge

  8. The Rainbow of Desire

    The Boal Method of Theatre and Therapy

    By Augusto Boal

    Rainbow of Desire is a handbook of exercises with a difference. It is Augusto Boal's bold and brilliant statement about the therapeutic ability of theatre to liberate individuals and change lives. Now translated into English and comprehensively updated from the French, Rainbow of Desire sets out...

    Published December 15th 1994 by Routledge

  9. Playing Boal

    Edited by Jan Cohen-Cruz, Mady Schutzman

    Playing Boal examines the techniques in application of Augusto Boal, creator of Theatre of the Oppressed, Brazilian theatre maker and political activist. This text looks at the use of the Theatre of the Oppressed exercises by a variety of practitioners and scholars working in Europe, North...

    Published December 2nd 1993 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Performance

    Radical Theatre as Cultural Intervention

    By Baz Kershaw

    The Politics of Performance^ addresses fundamental questions about the social and political purposes of performance through an investigation into post-war alternative and community theatre. It proposes a theory of performace as ideological transaction, cultural intervention and community action,...

    Published July 2nd 1992 by Routledge