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Stranger Compass Of The Stage: Difference And Desire In Early Modern City Comedy, Catherine Tisdale 2021 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Stranger Compass Of The Stage: Difference And Desire In Early Modern City Comedy, Catherine Tisdale

Doctoral Dissertations

In periods of social and political upheaval like ours, it is more important than ever to interrogate constructions of identity and difference and to understand the histories of alterity that separate us from one another. Stranger Compass of the Stage: Difference and Desire in Early Modern City Drama reimagines the cultural and social effect of alien, foreign, and stranger characters on the early modern stage and re-envisions how these characters contribute to, alter, and imaginatively build new epistemologies for understanding difference in early modern London. Resisting the field’s current critical inclination toward English identity formation, this project works intersectionally to …


The Arena Players, Inc.: The Oldest Continuously Operating African American Community Theatre In The United States, Alexis Michelle Skinner 2021 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

The Arena Players, Inc.: The Oldest Continuously Operating African American Community Theatre In The United States, Alexis Michelle Skinner

LSU Doctoral Dissertations

Hay (1994) gave the Arena Players the moniker, “the oldest continuously operating African American community theatre company” in the U.S. But, if Black Theatre is increasingly found in mainstream venues in regional theatre and Broadway while Black Drama is relegated to syllabi, where is the living practice of African American, or black, community theatre? And what guarantees its survival? Craig (1980) and Fraden (1994) give voice to black critics, like Locke (1925), in co-creating objectives for black theatre during the FTP which took stage as the Negro Little Theatre continued. Hill & Hatch (2003) solidify the geographical and ideological connections …


Players' Guild - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 3597), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2021 Western Kentucky University

Players' Guild - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 3597), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3597. Notebook of Mabel Thomas, Bowling Green, Kentucky, containing planning materials and programs for performances by the Players’ Guild, an amateur theater group in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


14 Drama And Authority During The Reign Of Queen Mary, Peter Happé 2021 Western Michigan University

14 Drama And Authority During The Reign Of Queen Mary, Peter Happé

Early Drama, Art, and Music

An otherwise unpublished study of drama and the English regime in the reign of Mary Tudor.


13 Musical Instruments In Early Drama: Tudor Plays, Mary Remnant 2021 Western Michigan University

13 Musical Instruments In Early Drama: Tudor Plays, Mary Remnant

Early Drama, Art, and Music

A study of musical instruments in early Tudor plays that serves as a supplement to the author's "Musical Instruments in Early English Drama"; published in Material Culture and Medieval Drama (1999).


12 St. Martin's Clowns: The Miracle Of The Blind Man And The Cripple In Art And Drama, Martin W. Walsh 2021 Western Michigan University

12 St. Martin's Clowns: The Miracle Of The Blind Man And The Cripple In Art And Drama, Martin W. Walsh

Early Drama, Art, and Music

A reprint, with revisions, of a study of the miracle of the healing of a pair of beggars by St. Martin, originally published in Early Drama, Art, and Music Review 17, no. 1 (Fall 1994).


Mochizuki: History And Context, Michael Watson 2021 Meiji Gakuin University

Mochizuki: History And Context, Michael Watson

Mime Journal

No abstract provided.


Paragons Of Loyalty On The Japanese Stage, J. Thomas Rimer 2021 University of Pittsburgh

Paragons Of Loyalty On The Japanese Stage, J. Thomas Rimer

Mime Journal

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Introducing Genzai Nō: Categorization And Conventions, With A Focus On Ataka And Mochizuki, Diego Pellecchia 2021 Kyoto Sangyō University

Introducing Genzai Nō: Categorization And Conventions, With A Focus On Ataka And Mochizuki, Diego Pellecchia

Mime Journal

No abstract provided.


On Ataka: Interview With Udaka Michishige And Sugi Ichikazu, Diego Pellecchia, Rebecca Teele Ogamo 2021 Kyoto Sangyō University

On Ataka: Interview With Udaka Michishige And Sugi Ichikazu, Diego Pellecchia, Rebecca Teele Ogamo

Mime Journal

No abstract provided.


From Ataka To Kanjinchō: Adaptation Of Text And Performance In A Nineteenth-Century Nō-Derived Kabuki Play, Katherine Saltzman-Li 2021 University of California at Santa Barbara

From Ataka To Kanjinchō: Adaptation Of Text And Performance In A Nineteenth-Century Nō-Derived Kabuki Play, Katherine Saltzman-Li

Mime Journal

Nō techniques and play borrowings provided important infusions into kabuki throughout its history, but in the nineteenth century, a genre of kabuki plays in close imitation of nō or kyōgen wasadded to the kabuki repertoire. The genre came to be called matsubamemono, meaning “[nō/kyōgen-derived kabuki] plays [performed] on a stage with a pine painted on the back wall” or “pine-boardplays.”1 These plays are the focus of this article, in which I first introduce the genre and its place in kabuki history, and then discuss its most famous example, the play Kanjinchō (Hattori 17–40; Meisakukabuki zenshū 181–197; Brandon, The Subscription List …


On Mochizuki: Interview With Mikata Shizuka And Udaka Tatsushige, Diego Pellecchia, Rebecca Teele Ogamo 2021 Kyoto Sangyō University

On Mochizuki: Interview With Mikata Shizuka And Udaka Tatsushige, Diego Pellecchia, Rebecca Teele Ogamo

Mime Journal

No abstract provided.


Guise And Disguise: Nō Costumes In The Context Of Cultural Norms, Monica Bethe 2021 Medieval Japanese Studies Institute

Guise And Disguise: Nō Costumes In The Context Of Cultural Norms, Monica Bethe

Mime Journal

No abstract provided.


Practising Diversity At The Stratford Festival Of Canada: Shakespeare, Performance And Ethics In The Twenty-First Century, Erin Julian, Kim Solga 2021 Western University

Practising Diversity At The Stratford Festival Of Canada: Shakespeare, Performance And Ethics In The Twenty-First Century, Erin Julian, Kim Solga

Department of English Publications

What does it mean to ‘practise’ diversity in Shakespeare production in the twenty-first century, specifically in an Anglo-American context? How is ‘practising’ diversity, from devising and directing to work in the rehearsal hall and on audience engagement, materially different from the now-familiar (but still important) goal of ‘representing’ diverse bodies on stage? In the last twenty years, debates about what the diversification of Shakespeare performance – along racial lines, gender lines, the lines of age and ability – means or could mean, and the simultaneous interrogation of what ‘Shakespeare’ signifies, for whom, and to whose benefit, have become increasingly urgent …


Freshman Inquiry Writing Seminar: Creative Expression, Kathleen Potts 2021 CUNY City College

Freshman Inquiry Writing Seminar: Creative Expression, Kathleen Potts

Open Educational Resources

This is a syllabus for a Freshman Inquiry Writing Seminar (FIQWS) content section on American Musical Theatre. FIQWS is a six-credit courses taught by two instructors that combines a specific topic and an intensive writing seminar.


00 Preface, Clifford Davidson 2021 Western Michigan University

00 Preface, Clifford Davidson

Early Drama, Art, and Music

A preface to a collection of fourteen essays, most reprinted, with or without revisions, from the EDAM Newsletter or Early Drama, Art, and Music Review plus three newly written for this context.


08 Embodying Text: Reassessing Characterization And Performance In The Medieval English Herod Plays, Carolyn Coulson 2021 Western Michigan University

08 Embodying Text: Reassessing Characterization And Performance In The Medieval English Herod Plays, Carolyn Coulson

Early Drama, Art, and Music

A reprint with revisions of a study of the character of Herod in the English play cycles, originally published in Early Drama, Art, and Music Review 23 (2001).


Cut Song Cabaret: Performing The Replaced, Rewritten, And Recycled Songs Of Musical Theatre, Claire Wilson 2021 Western Kentucky University

Cut Song Cabaret: Performing The Replaced, Rewritten, And Recycled Songs Of Musical Theatre, Claire Wilson

Mahurin Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

In musical theatre, “cut songs” are the pieces of music that are removed from a show, whether the cut occur in the early creative stages, a pre-Broadway run, minutes before opening night, or even for a major revival years after its initial debut. These songs easily go unnoticed, as some are never made public while some are sneakily recycled for other musicals. Cut songs, though greatly varying in quality, are still works of art that at one time fulfilled their sacred duty of entertaining an audience and required just as much artistic effort to produce as the songs that survived …


02 Liturgy And Drama At St-Omer In The Thirteenth Through Sixteenth Centuries, Lynette R. Muir 2021 Western Michigan University

02 Liturgy And Drama At St-Omer In The Thirteenth Through Sixteenth Centuries, Lynette R. Muir

Early Drama, Art, and Music

A reprint of a study of ceremonies and the Easter play at the collegiate church of St-Omer, originally published in the EDAM Newsletter 9, no. 1 (Fall 1986).


03 Il Doge And The Liturgical Drama In Late Medieval Venice, Nils Holger Petersen 2021 Western Michigan University

03 Il Doge And The Liturgical Drama In Late Medieval Venice, Nils Holger Petersen

Early Drama, Art, and Music

A reprint of a study of the Easter Quem Queritis and the involvement of the Venetian Doge, originally published in Early Drama, Art, and Music Review 18, no. 1 (Fall 1995).


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