Making Theatre in Northern Ireland: Through and Beyond the Troubles

Making Theatre in Northern Ireland: Through and Beyond the Troubles

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by Tom Maguire
     
 

Making Theatre in Northern Ireland examines the relationships between theatre and the turbulent political and social context of Northern Ireland since 1969. It explores in detail key theatrical performances which deal directly with this context. The works examined are used as exemplars of wider approaches to theatre-making about Northern Ireland.See more details below

Overview

Making Theatre in Northern Ireland examines the relationships between theatre and the turbulent political and social context of Northern Ireland since 1969. It explores in detail key theatrical performances which deal directly with this context. The works examined are used as exemplars of wider approaches to theatre-making about Northern Ireland.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780859897389
Publisher:
University of Exeter Press
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Series:
University of Exeter Press - Exeter Performance Studies Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

List of illustrations, vi,
Acknowledgements, vii,
List of abbreviations, viii,
Chronology of key events, ix,
1 Introduction: Staging Northern Ireland, 1,
2 Direct Engagement, 21,
3 Authentic History, 44,
4 Failed Origins, 60,
5 Utopian Myths, 77,
6 Gendered Troubles, 97,
7 Let the People Speak: Community and Theatre, 118,
8 Theatre after the Cease-fires, 137,
9 The Art and Politics of Staging the Troubles, 158,
Notes, 173,
Bibliography, 184,
Playography, 206,
Index, 215,

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