The Road to Stellenbosch: Interview with Athol Fugard

The Road to Stellenbosch: Interview with Athol Fugard

by Temple Hauptfleisch* The great South African playwright Athol Fugard recently moved to the city of Stellenbosch, the centre of the country’s major wine region and the home of one of South Africa’s leading universities. A short drive from Cape

Trente ans du Prix Europe pour le théâtre : Entrevue avec Alessandro Martinez

Trente ans du Prix Europe pour le théâtre :  Entrevue avec Alessandro Martinez

Par Jean-Pierre Han* et Michel Vaïs** Depuis trente ans maintenant, Alessandro Martinez, qui cumule les fonctions de secrétaire général et de responsable de la presse étrangère, est la cheville ouvrière du Prix Europe pour le théâtre. Il en est aussi

The Indian Potpourri

The Indian Potpourri

Ajay Joshi* Every time I sit down to “pen in,” it is invariably after much struggle against “writer’s block.” But when it happens, thoughts and ideas and experiences nudge and jostle to find space in my write-up. Keeping them on

Populisme ou démagogie ? La situation du théâtre en France

Populisme ou démagogie ? La situation du théâtre en France

Christine Hamon–Sirejols* Résumé Populisme ou démagogie ? Les orientations de la politique théâtrale française soulèvent depuis quelques années  un certain nombre de questions. Tandis que les courants populistes gagnent du terrain dans la vie politique et que le modèle du théâtre

A Bystander to the Darkness of Evil

A Bystander to the Darkness of Evil

Raymond Zhou* Fantômas: Revenge of the Image. Directed by Travis Preston and co-created by Tom Gunning. Set design by Christopher Barreca and Drew Foster, costume design by EB Brooks, lighting design by Jesse Fryery and Alexander Freer, video design by

Theatre Criticism: Changing Landscapes

Theatre Criticism: Changing Landscapes

Edited by Duška Radosavljević 337 pp. London: Bloomsbury Reviewed by Katerina Delikonstantinidou* (Greece) Of all the scholarly volumes I have recently read and reviewed this is certainly one of the most engaging. Notwithstanding, it took the longest to finish because

An Attempt to Dissect the Mosaic Body of the Dimitria Festival

An Attempt to Dissect the Mosaic Body of the Dimitria Festival

Aikaterini Delikonstantinidou* Dimitria Festival, Thessaloniki, October 2017 The historical trajectory of the Dimitria Festival, with its origins dating back to the Byzantine era, is impressive, to say the least. The Festival was officially re-established in 1966 and has since etched

Noted By the Editor*: The Routledge Companion to Michael Chekhov

<em>Noted By the Editor*</em>: The Routledge Companion to Michael Chekhov

Edited by Marie-Christine Autant-Mathieu and Yana Meerzon 433 pp.  London:  Routledge Everything you ever wanted to know (and probably quite a lot more) about Russian actor-director-teacher Michael Chekhov is now to be found in this quite extraordinary volume put together

The Robben Island Shakespeare

The Robben Island Shakespeare

By Matthew Hahn 52 pp. London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama Reviewed by Patricia Keeney* (Canada) This is a play based on the words of Robben Island prisoners incarcerated during the apartheid period in South Africa. It is a play incorporating parts

La escena del siglo XXI (La scène du XXIe siècle/The 21st Century Stage)

La escena del siglo XXI (La scène du XXIe siècle/The 21st Century Stage)

Ouvrage de José Gabriel Antuñano, 461 p., Madrid : Éditions ADE Teatro Par Irène Sadowska-Guillon* (France/ Espagne) José Gabriel Antuñano, un éminent théâtrologue, professeur de Master de théâtre et des arts scéniques à l’Université de la Rioja et de Madrid, essayiste,