Problem Play

The problem play, or play of ideas, contains strong characterisation and topical social issues. The genre is typically thought to have emerged with some of the works of Norwegian playwright...

Theatresports and Drama Games

Theatresports™ are a form of competitive improvisational theatre game first introduced in the 1970s by Keith Johnstone at the University of Calgary. Games structures are known as handles, each with...

Naturalism

The naturalistic theatre movement emerged in the mid 19th century and was first introduced by French novelist, critic and playwright Emile Zola in the preface to his novel Thérèse Raquin...