One Man Dancing

One Man Dancing

  By Patricia Keeney 288 pp. Toronto: Inanna Publications Reviewed by Octavian Saiu* (Romania) The story of an actor . . .  The story of a country . . . The story of a continent . . . All of

How To Write About Theatre: A Manual for Critics, Students and Bloggers

How To Write About Theatre: A Manual for Critics, Students and Bloggers

By Mark Fisher. 280 pp. London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. Reviewed by Don Rubin* (Canada) In matters connected to writing – and with only a few honourable exceptions —  “How To” books are usually best to be avoided by all but the

Inside/Outside: Six Plays from Palestine and the Diaspora

Inside/Outside: Six Plays from Palestine and the Diaspora

Edited by Ismail Khalidi and Naomi Wallace 400 pp. New York: Theatre Communications Group Reviewed by Marjan Moosavi* (Iran/Canada) “Plays written by Palestinians have an uphill battle in order to see the light of the stage. Palestinian dramatists do not

The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary South African Theatre

The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary South African Theatre

Edited by Martin Middeke, Peter Paul Schnierer and Greg Homann 392 pp. London and New York: Bloomsbury Reviewed by Temple Hauptfleisch* (South Africa) The aim of this volume of essays is to provide insights into theatre in South Africa since

The Routledge Dictionary of Performance and Contemporary Theatre

The Routledge Dictionary of Performance and Contemporary Theatre

By Patrice Pavis 360 pp. London and New York: Routledge Reviewed by Philippe Rouyer* (France) Le Dictionnaire du théâtre de Patrice Pavis date de 1980 et de nombreuses révisions 1987, 2009 et 2015 ont fait de cet ouvrage un outil