Sharing the Delirium: Second Generation AIDS Plays and Performances

Sharing the Delirium: Second Generation AIDS Plays and Performances

by Therese Jones
     
 

The first ten years of the AIDS epidemic brought the first generation of playwrights' and performance artists' responses to it. Now the epidemic is into its second decade and artistic responses to it continue to shift and mature. The eight plays in this collection contain some of the most harrowing, most humorous, most human, and most humane work being done in

Overview

The first ten years of the AIDS epidemic brought the first generation of playwrights' and performance artists' responses to it. Now the epidemic is into its second decade and artistic responses to it continue to shift and mature. The eight plays in this collection contain some of the most harrowing, most humorous, most human, and most humane work being done in theatre today in response to a crisis that affects an everwidening circle of society who must all share the delirium.

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From the Publisher
“This is a highly recommended collection of plays to read and enjoy.”–AIDS Book Review Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780435086336
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
03/07/1994
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 8.16(h) x 0.83(d)

Meet the Author

Therese Jones is a member of the faculty of the University of Colorado in Boulder where she originated an interdisciplinary course on AIDS and the arts and an acting workshop for university students that culminates in a multimedia performance on AIDS for the campus community. She is also an HIV/AIDS Faculty Peer Educator with the university's health center.

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