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Editorial Note: Renegotiating Traditions and Genres
Note éditoriale : Renégocier les traditions et les genres
Savas Patsalidis, Editor-in-Chief

Special Topic

Renegotiating the Canon: Scenes of German/ic Theatre(s)

Guest Editors: Azadeh Sharifi and Ulf Otto

Renegotiating the Canon: Scenes of German/ic Theatre(s) – Editors’ Note
Azadeh Sharifi and Ulf Otto

Theatre as Weapon of War: German Language Theatres Across Occupied Europe During WWII
Anselm Heinrich

An Archive of Migration: The Ballhaus Naunynstraße in the 1980s
Ela Gezen and Olivia Landry

The Brecht-brand and German Theatre in South Korea
Jan Creutzenberg

If You Had Only Spoken . . . Counter-narratives and Marginalized Histories of Women on the German Stage in Romania Before and After 1989
Cristina Modreanu

Who Belongs to the “Freie Szene”? Or How Does Contemporaneity Become a Criterion for Exclusion
Alexandra Portmann

Socialist Past, Postmigrant Present: Renegotiating the Canon at the Maxim Gorki Theater Berlin
Hans Roth

Le Theatertreffen aujourd’hui : un mécanisme de consécration théâtrale entre logiques nationales et transnationales
Corentin Jan

A Feminist Rewriting of Kleist? Öziri’and Nübling’s Die Verlobung in St. Domingo – Ein Widerspruch
Priscilla Layne

Embodied Ideologies: Staging Constructions of Economic and Domestic Worlds Within Marie Eugenie delle Grazie’s Mutter
Greta Gebhard

New German Dramaturgy: Centering on the World
Ivan Medenica


Editor: Yana Meerzon (Canada)

Dramatising Traditional Rulers in the Cesspit of Treachery: Τhe Examples of Femi Osofisan’s Farewell to a Cannibal Rage and Aringindin and the Nightwatchmen
Oyewumi Olatoye Agunbiade and Ayobami Kehinde

Looking Back to Look Forward—How Ancient Storytelling Traditions Can Shed Light on Contemporary Practices of Spectating
Elizabeth Swift

Opening Playwriting Workshops to Other Forms and Frameworks of Creative Logic: Challenges and Paradoxes in a Belgian Case
Élise Deschambre

COVID-19 and the Drive-in Theatre in Nigeria
Ngozi Udengwu and Godwin Onuche

The Body/theatre-in-Pain: (Im)possibility of Wellness in Lisa Kron’s Well
Narges Montakhabi Bakhtvar

Teesri Duniya’s “Counter” Offence: Diasporic Theatre and Minority Representation in the Bill 96 Era
Shailee Rajak

National Reports

Editor: Savas Patsalidis (Greece)

Stages of Resistance and Re-connections: Unfolding Story of a Third World Theatre Festival
Renu Ramanath

Bitef 2016-2022: Seven Scenes Seen as Seven Sins
Agata Juniku

The Flemish Wave Gets a Second Wind
David Willinger

Post-Covid Theatre in Greece: Recovering (?) From Successive Crises
Lina Rosi

A Critical Survey of Bangladesh Theatre
Shafi Ahmed

Critics on Criticism

Editor: Critical Stages/Scènes critiques

How Married is Medea?
J. Michael Walton


Editor: Savas Patsalidis (Greece)

Traversing Diverse Terrains: Interview with Abhishek Majumdar
by Asha Kuthari Chaudhuri

The Ideology of an Objective Dramatist: Interview with Femi Osofisan
by Oyewumi Olatoye Agunbiade

“I share female and queer diverse experience on stage through both artistic and political means.” Interview with Duygu Dalyanoğlu
by Eylem Ejder

From Being a Craftsman to Being an Artist: Interview with Cengiz Özek
by Mehmet Özbek

Quand écrire pour le théâtre, c’est assembler des matériaux disparates. Entretien avec Sarah Berthiaume
par Hervé Guay

Transmitting Knowledge and Technique: Interview with Thomas Richards
by Steve Capra

Theatre is Like a Vintage Music Box: Old and Fashionable at the Same Time – Interview with Silvia Ghilas
by Savas Patsalidis

Le Théâtre de la Nuit : Entretien avec Dimitris Dimitriadis
par Kalliopi Exarchou

“I like to go backwards in order to push myself forward.” Interview with Sara Barros Leitão
by Beatriz Catarino

“I try to sense the ‘pulse of time’”: Interview with Yordan Slaveykov
by Kamelia Nikolova

Performance Reviews

Editor: Matti Linnavuori (Finland)

Kyoto Experiment: Re-thinking the Festival as a Constant Work-in-Progress
Beri Juraic

Festival de théâtre d’Asie centrale : valeurs traditionnelles et / ou « nouvelles formes »
Irina Antonova

John Malkovich Explores Two Levels of a Koltès Character
Antonia Tsamouris

Rothko’s Tears (And a Question on Originality)
Grigorios Ioannidis

Abhorrent yet Admirable Icons of a Small Nation
Matti Linnavuori

Tangibly Transcendental
Tina Perić

Javor Gardev’s Productions in the Bulgarian Repertoire
Valleri Robinson

Simon Stone’s Phaedra: Visceral, Immediate and Intensely Convincing
George Rodosthenous

Talking Back
Patricia Keeney

Bare Bodies: Mirroring Pain on Stage
Steriani Tsintziloni

Book Reviews

Editor: Don Rubin (Canada)

It’s Not Your Fault: Five New Plays on Sexual Harassment in Egypt
Patricia Keeney

Shakespeare Was a Woman and Other Heresies
Don Rubin

Selim Lander

In Memoriam

Editor: Critical Stages/Scènes critiques

Georges Banu, the Great Storyteller of World Theatre
Maria Zărnescu

Hans-Thies Lehmann (1944-2022) in memoriam
Patrice Pavis

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