By Lara Stevens
Examining the ways that modern Western theatre protests opposed to the ‘War on Terror’, this booklet analyses six twenty-first century performs that reply to the post-9/11 army operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine. The performs are written by way of one of the most major writers of this century and the final together with Elfriede Jelinek, Caryl Churchill, Hélène Cixous and Tony Kushner.
Anti-war Theatre After Brecht grapples with the matter of ways to make theatre that protests the guidelines of democratically elected Western governments in a post-Marxist period. It indicates how the net has turn into a key instrument for disseminating anti-war play texts and the way on-line social media boards are altering conventional dramatic aesthetics and broadening possibilities for spectator entry, engagement and interplay with a piece and the political choices it places forward.
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