Staging New Britain : aspects of Black and South Asian British theatre practice

Published
  • Bruxelles : PIE-p. Lang 2006
Physical description
350 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
  • 9789052010427
  • 0820466875
Notes
  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: Staging new Britain / Geoffrey V. Davis -- I could have been a playwright / Caryl Phillips -- Rebaptizing the world in our own terms, Black theatre and live arts in Britain / Michael McMillan -- Either for tragedy, comedy, history or musical unlimited: South Asian women playwrights in Britain / Christiane Schlote -- Talawa Theatre Company, 1985-2002 / Yvonne Brewster -- Issues in multicultural theatre : Birmingham Rep and its audiences / Brian Crow -- Looking at new British heritage : Tamasha Theatre Company / Anne Fuchs -- Vayu Naidu Company's South : new directions in theatre of storytelling / Vayu Naidu -- Modern dynamics of first and second generation performance artists / Suhail Khan -- "Two worlds fighting each other" : Roy Williams and contemporary Black British theatre / Aleks Sierz -- Caryl Phillips's drama : a blueprint for a new Britishness? / Bérédicte Ledent.
  • Interviews: "I'm a very northern, mixed-race woman" : an interview with SuAndi / Anne Fuchs -- "We have to set our stall out artistically" : an interview with Felix Cross / Geoffrey Davis and Anne Fuchs -- "This is a cultural Renaissance" : an interview with Kwame Kwei-Armah / Geoffrey Davis -- "A multiplicity of voices" : an interview with John McGrath / Geoffrey Davis and Anne Fuchs -- "Me -- I'm a Black British Londoner" : an interview with Courttia Newland / Geoffrey Davis -- "Bringing people together" : an interview with Jan Ryan / Anne Fuchs -- "Once you open doors, you have to walk through them" : an interview with Kully Thiarai / Geoffrey Davis -- "Finding our own voice" : an interview with Jatinder Verma / Christiane Schlote.
  • Appendix I. The Eclipse report -- Appendix 2. Selected press coverage of events linked to Birmingham Rep's production of Behzti in December 2004.
Other names
Genre
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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