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Editorial | Éditorial
Yun-Cheol Kim (Korea)


Interviews: Theatre Practitioners on Criticism (Section Editor: Yun-Cheol Kim)

Editorial Note
Yun-Cheol Kim (Korea)

Give Advice! Be a Political Journalist! ━ Interview with Finnish dramaturge Juha-Pekka Hotinen
Matti Linnavuori (Finland)

New Media: An Energetic Virtual Conference? ━ Interview with Ellen Margolis, playwright, director; Chair of Theatre, Pacific University
Lissa Tyler Renaud (U.S.)

Contributing to the Culture ━ Interview with Tony Taccone, Artistic Director, Berkeley Repertory Theatre; playwright
Lissa Tyler Renaud (U.S.)

A la recherche du regard pluriel ━ Entretien avec Yannis Leontaris
Savas Patsalidis (Grèce)

Mats Ek: On Criticism ━ Interview with choreographer and director Mats Ek
Margareta Sörenson (Sweden)

Our Critics are Confounded and Resigned ━ Interview with Róbert Alföldi, ex-director of the Hungarian National Theatre, actor, director
Judit Csáki (Hungary)

Interview with Jean Lambert-wild, director of Comédie de Caen
Yun-Cheol Kim (Korea)

Interview with Jonathan Mills, director of Edinburgh International Festival
Yun-Cheol Kim (Korea)

“Theatre forms the core around which dialogue develops”— Interview with Oriza Hirata
Manabu Noda (Japan)

Quatre questions à Robert Lepage sur la critique
Michel Vaïs (Canada)


Special Topics: mise en scène (Section Editor: Patrice Pavis)

Dossier sur la mise en scène
Patrice Pavis (France)

Mise en scène et temps : La mise en scène du temps de Jacques Lassalle
Manuel Garcia-Martinez (Spain)

Arithmétique théâtrale : l’auteur et le metteur en scène
Konstantin Iliev (Bulgaria)

Mise en scène: Beckett’s “Field of Memory”
Mischa Twitchin (U.K.)

Sur l’impact de la vidéo dans les dernières mises en scène de Krystian Lupa. La question du screen test
Izabella Pluta (France)

Coming Up for Air: Director’s Afterword
Lee Young-Seok (Korea)

Dramaturgy and mise en scène
Katalin Trencsényi (Hungary)

The Play of Regie: Some Notes on a New Theory of Regie, Prompted by Contemporary Directions in German “Directors’ Theatre”
Peter M. Boenisch (Germany)

Réflexions sur la mise en scène contemporaine
Patrice Pavis (France)


Essays (Section Editor: Ivan Medenica)

Editorial : Le théâtre francophone postcolonial
Ivan Medenica (Serbia)

Quelques aspects néocolonialistes de la francophonie théâtrale
Irène Sadowska-Guillon (France)

L’art de dealer avec le diable – Entretien avec Dieudonné Niangouna, artiste associé du Festival d’Avignon 2013
Irène Sadowska-Guillon (France)

Manifestations francophones
Jean-Pierre Han (France)

Théâtre Caraïbe – Le Répertoire : Projet sur la dramaturgie postcoloniale de la Caraïbe
Alvina Ruprecht (Canada)

Les tensions en jeu : les théories postcoloniales et le théâtre québécois
Tanya Déry-Obin (Canada)

Un théâtre sous haute tension
Georges Banu (Romania)


Conference Papers (Section Editor: Savas Patsalidis)

Editorial Note: Reviewing in the Age of the New Empire
Savas Patsalidis (Greece)

The Critic Waves Goodbye to the Middle Class
Matti Linnavuori (Finland)

Reinventing Theater Criticism: An Intensification of the Possibility of Truth
Cristina Modreanu (Romania)

“Aren’t you even dead yet?” ━ Theatre Criticism and Cultural Ownership
Manabu Noda (Japan)


Performance Reviews (Section Editor: Matti Linnavuori)

Editorial Note: Theatre Follows Football
Matti Linnavuori (Finland)

Cet amour sacré du ballon rond
Irène Sadowska-Guillon (France)

Girlpower and Horsepower in German Theatre
Isabella Rothberg (Finland)

An Insight into the Transgender Community in India
Ajay Joshi (India)

Georgian Unity in the Diversity of Show Forms
Maria Zărnescu (Romania)

L’essor du théâtre en Azerbaïdjan
Michel Vaïs (Canada)

A Sad Comedy, Dressed in White
Maryam Alizade (Azerbaijan)

Sofi Oksanen’s Doves Take a Surprising Twist
Anneli Saro (Estonia)

After Us, the Deluge / Après nous, le déluge
Soila Lehtonen (Finland)

Guns and Rock’n’roll in Tehran
Mehrdad Rayani-Maksous (Iran)

Crime, But Not Much Punishment in Bratislava
Ian Herbert (U.K.)

An Elite Festival: National Companies Play their Classics
Ludmila Patlanjoglu (Romania)

Swedish Word Games and Identity Dramas
Halima Tahan Ferreyra (Argentina)

Fear and Responsibility Eat Moscow
Christine Matvienko (Russia)

Eugene Onegin: An Ordinary Miracle
Emiliya Dementsova (Russia)

Contours of Losses in Sarajevo
Zala Dobovšek (Slovenia) and Matti Linnavuori (Finland)

A Fitting Tribute to Joaquim Benite
Mark Brown (U.K.)

Metteur en scène et auteur, une confusion risquée
Selim Lander (Martinique)

Everything Old is New Again
Wendy Rosenfield (U.S.)


Book Reviews (Section Editor: Don Rubin)

Refereeing the Muses: A Theater Criticism/Arts Journalism Primer, By Bob Abelman and Cheryl Kushner, 271 pp. New York and Frankfurt: Peter Lang
Don Rubin (Canada)

Molière On Stage: What’s So Funny?, By Robert W. Goldsby, 222 pp. New York and London: Anthem Press
David Littlejohn (U.S.)

Yevgeny Vakhtangov: A Critical Portrait, By Andrei Malaev-Babel, 278 pp. London and New York: Routledge
Nikolai Pesochinsky (Russia)

Politiques du spectateur : Les enjeux du théâtre politique aujourd’hui, Par Olivier Neveux, 275 p. Paris : La Découverte
Philippe Rouyer (France)

Performing Exile, Performing Self, By Yana Meerzon, 350 pp. London: Palgrave Macmillan
Alvina Ruprecht (Canada)

Flucht nach vorne. Gesprochene Autobiografie und Materialien, by Andrzej Wirth, Spector Books Leipzig, 2013.
Patrice Pavis (France)

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