15 Convenient Websites for Theatre Reviews

15 Convenient Websites for Theatre Reviews

Reviews of professional theatre shows from across the globe sourced from international newspapers such as The New York Times and The Guardian, industry websites like Broadway World and the New York Theatre Guide, theatre portals such as Theatre People and Australian Stage, plus city-based newspapers like The Age and the Wall Street Journal.

“Fantastic” Magical Realism Resources for the Theatre

“Fantastic” Magical Realism Resources for the Theatre

Magical realism (sometimes referred to as magic realism) is a term first used in the art world by German critic Franz Roh (1925) and later in literature by Cuban author Alejo Carpentier (1949). Characteristics of the genre typically include the coexistence of the real and the fantastical, the natural and the supernatural, the normal and magical worlds. In magical realism, elements of fantasy are accepted.

1960s Guerrilla Theatre: Fascinating Resources from the Decade of Protests

1960s Guerrilla Theatre: Fascinating Resources from the Decade of Protests

Guerrilla theatre is a form of theatrical protest popularised in America in the 1960s by the San Fransisco Mime Troupe. Commedia dell’Arte and satire were actually the group’s principal modes of performance, not mime. At its purest, guerrilla theatre was left-wing political activism in the form of avant-garde performance in non-traditional spaces such as public parks and sidewalks.