Table of Contents

Editorial / Éditorial
Savas Patsalidis (editor-in-chief)

Interviews: Playwrights on Playwriting

Section Guest Editor: Katayoun H. Salmasi (Iran)

The Playwright is a Labourer of Love
Interview with Femi Osofisan by Olakunbi Olasope

Un théâtre démystificateur, critiques et briseurs de consensus
Entretien avec Santiago Martin Bermudez: propos recueillis par Irène Sadowska Guillon

Revisiting the Classics
Interview with Charles Mee by Elena Delliou

International and In-Home Theatre: New Audiences, New Spaces
Interview with Paul Heller by Lissa Tyler Renaud

“Questioning Spirit”—Dramaturgy in America
Mark Bly in conversation with Katalin Trencsényi

Special Topic: Adaptation

Section Guest Editor: Patrice Pavis (France)

Mise-en-Scène as Adaptation
Avra Sidiropoulou

Michael Chekhov’s Theatre Theory and Pedagogy of Theatre Adaptation
Yana Meerzon

Interdisciplinary Considerations about a Subgenre of the Contemporary Biographical Drama: Celebrity and Fandom in Recent Adaptations of Famous Lives for the Stage
Márta Minier

Adaptation as (Re)watching
Katja Krebs

Adaptation and Storytelling in the Theatre
Frances Babbage

On Killing Children: Greek Tragedies on British Stages in 2015
Margherita Laera

Peindre et repeindre l’œuvre classique de Danwon: théâtralité et performance chez Lee Ok Kyoung
Patrice Pavis



Le couple Don Miguel de Cervantès Saavedra et Don Quijote fête son quatre centième anniversaire
Irène Sadowska Guillon

Conference Papers: The Critic is Present or Towards an Embodied Criticism

Section Editor: Ivan Medenica (Serbia)

Criticism IRL: Dancing, Touching, Sharing or: The Critic Turns Poet
Margareta Sörenson

The Living Museum of my Generation’s Failure: On The Living Museum of Small, Forgotten and Unwanted Memories by Joana Craveiro/ Teatro do Vestido
Rui Pina Coelho

La reconstitution historique dans la critique théâtrale
Irina Antonova

In Extremis: Theatre Criticism, Ethics and the Public Sphere
Christopher Balme

Performance Reviews: (Inter)national (Re)viewing

Section Editor: Matti Linnavuori (Finland) (in collaboration with Savas Patsalidis, Greece)

Critics Abroad

Un panorama partiel du Festival de Tbilissi en Géorgie
Jean-Pierre Han

Circus Cirkör Goes beyond Thrills at Swedish Biennale
Jay Handelman

Dancing on the Edge of the Abyss—Russian Theatre’s Risky Response to Repression
Ian Herbert

Sœurs de Wajdi Mouawad : Apocalypse dans une chambre d’hôtel
Selim Lander

Harsh Criticism of the European Fortress
Isabella Rothberg

The Ship May Be Sinking But in the Czech Republic the Band Plays On
Max Wyman

Genet and Euripides Done Excellent Justice in Tbilisi
Mark Brown

Critics at Home

Where is Here: Reconstructing the Canadian Immigrant Experience
Patricia Keeney

From Lapland to Spitzbergen with Juha Hurme
Matti Linnavuori

Caramitru—Prospero and the Apocalypse Generation
Ludmila Patlanjoglu

Un match du siècle sur l’échiquier du monde
Irène Sadowska-Guillon

Transgressing Spaces, Genres and Gender
Rita Sebestyén

NETA Festival—A Hero of a Hot Summer
Maria Zărnescu

Book Reviews

Section Editor: Don Rubin (Canada)

The Jamaican Theatre: Highlights of the Performing Arts in the Twentieth Century
By Wycliffe Bennett and Hazel Bennett. 362 pp. Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press. Reviewed by Alvina Ruprecht.

Artist on the Make: David Mamet’s Work across Media and Genres
By Christophe Collard. 366 pp. Nancy, France: Presses Universitaires de Nancy. Reviewed by Thomas Irmer.

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stage Actors and Acting
Edited by Simon Williams. 694 pp. UK: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Reviewed by Don Rubin.

Critics on Criticism

The Politics of the Preview—on a London Controversy
Mark Brown

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