Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre is a biographical guide to the key figures in contemporary drama. It's a blend of information, analysis and anecdote, influential innovators, household names, and a whole host of less familiar, international figures - all have their lives and careers illuminated by the clear and succinct entries. All professions associated with the theatre are represented here - actors and directors, playwrights and designers. By virtue of the broad range of its coverage, Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre offers insight into the rich diversity of international theatre today.
Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe is a lecturer in the department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies in the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. He is the author of Consciousness and the Actor (Peter Lang, 1996).
Who's Who includes listings on: Joop Admiraal, Edward Albee, Bill Alexander, Anne Bogart, Stockard Channing, Glenn Close, Helene Cixous, Rob De Graaf, Richard Eyre, Gloria Foster, Fernand Fox, Joanna Glass, Max Gillies, Jeffrey Ho, Hussein Idlbi, Ignaz Kirchner, Mara Kimele, Yulisa Amadu Pat Maddy, Terence McNally, Nasser Omar, Marc Olinger, Alan Rickman, Diana Riggs, Nasseeruddin Shah, Grant Tilly,Ovidia Yu, Yossi Yzraeli and many more.