New Dramaturgies

Dramaturgy and Architecture

Theatre, Utopia and the Built Environment

Authors: Turner, Cathy

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Dramaturgy and Architecture approaches modern and postmodern theatre's contribution to the way we think about the buildings and spaces we inhabit. It discusses in detail ways in which theatre and performance have critiqued and intervened in everyday spaces, modelled our dreams or fears and made proposals for the future.

About the authors

Cathy Turner is Senior Lecturer in the School of Drama at the University of Exeter, UK. She has published several special issues and articles in journals such as Contemporary Theatre Review, Studies in Theatre and Performance and Performance Research. Cathy is also a core member of Wrights & Sites (an artist's collective whose work is concerned with space and place), and a member of the inter-institutional group, Research into Expanded Dramaturgies - expandeddramaturgies.com.

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“The result is a brilliant analysis that contributes to contemporary aesthetic and political discourse and outlines forms and goals of spatial aspects of lived experience. … Dramaturgy and Architecture contributes crucial analysis to the blooming interdisciplinary field between theatre and architecture, providing highly productive arguments for anyone interested in performance theory, architecture, and space studies, as well as those interested in new models for cohabitation.” (Adela Bravo Sauras, Contemporary Theatre Review, Vol. 27 (3), November, 2017)

“The book offers a series of perceptive readings of moments and movements in modernist theatre and performance whilst also linking these to contemporary postdramatic work. … an important addition to emerging debates on the relationship between theatre, architecture and the built environment, demonstrating how thinking dramaturgically can contribute to understandings of contemporary critical spatial practice. … Turner has contributed a rich and productive articulation of the role and function of dramaturgy in relation to theatre, architecture and everyday life.” (Andrew Filmer, Studies in Theatre and Performance, 2016)

“This book, despite its address to an academic audience, is an important one for alternative walkers, urban explorers, psychogeographers and urban activists. Its author, Cathy Turner, draws in very particular ways upon materials from theatre and architecture. … this is a fabulous resource of ideas, narratives and practices for researchers, practitioners and activists operating in the gaps, voids and multiplicities of everyday space.” (Crab Man, Mythogeography, mythogeography.com, December, 2015)


Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Dramaturgy and Architecture
Book Subtitle
Theatre, Utopia and the Built Environment
Authors
Series Title
New Dramaturgies
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Cathy Turner
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-31714-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137317148
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-36402-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-55904-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 250
Number of Illustrations
13 b/w illustrations
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