45 Inspirational Epic Theatre Resources for Students and Teachers

45 Inspirational Epic Theatre Resources for Students and Teachers

Epic theatre began in Germany in the early 20th century with Erwin Piscator and Bertolt Brecht. Working independently and together on a number of projects during the 1920s, mostly in Berlin, both practitioners developed their own brand of this radical new theatre form. Largely anti-realistic…

30 Provocative Living Newspaper Resources

30 Provocative Living Newspaper Resources

A living newspaper is a theatrical form in which social issues and current events are dramatised in order to prompt action. Living newspapers typically have elements of social activism, documentary theatre, left-wing political theatre, verbatim theatre and agitated propaganda (agitprop). They were first used in…

The Delightful Interlude of Medieval and Tudor Drama: 20 Resources

The Delightful Interlude of Medieval and Tudor Drama: 20 Resources

An interlude was typically a short dramatic piece, often comic in nature, placed (usually farcical) between more serious material, then later between courses at a banquet. It began during the Middle Ages as a form of lighthearted stuffing (hence interlude) between miracle and morality plays….