Poetry is "No Poverty," and "No Poverty" is Poetry

Poetry is "No Poverty," and "No Poverty" is Poetry

Annie Dorsen interviews the late Judith Malina, co-founder of the Living Theatre. Dorsen and Malina discuss the intersection of theater and politics, the beginnings and evolution of the Living Theatre, and how to continually fight for the beautiful non-violent anarchist revolution.


What’s Up, Doc?: The Ethics of Fact and Fabulation in Documentary Performance: A Forum

What’s Up, Doc?: The Ethics of Fact and Fabulation in Documentary Performance: A Forum

Toward the close of each performance of Mike Daisey’s The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, Daisey would lean forward and murmur, conspiratorially, “Tonight—we know the truth.” But truth, as pertains to Daisey’s monologue, documentary performance, and the theater generally, is a fungible concept.

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Recollecting Havel

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Recollecting Havel
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Thu, 07/19/2012 (All day)
In November 2012, Theater 61 Press released The Havel Collection, fresh translations of the dramas of the Czech playwright, dissident, and politician Václav Havel. The collection features many of Havel's best-known plays, along with several that have not yet been translated into English or published in the United States.


Detje Article


Post-Dramatic Theater and the Bleeding Heart of the Seventies

Translated by Lucy Renner Jones.

Published by permission.

This essay-provocation originally appeared in a special 50th anniversary issue of the German theater magazine Theater heute.—Eds.

Photographs: The Living Theater. 




The Booking of the Play

The Booking of the Play

Theatermakers love to speak of the vexed relationship between stage and page. But now that paper and ink are being rapidly replaced by touch screens and floating pixels, can playwriting function in the same old way as a blueprint for performance?

In “The Booking of the Play,” George Hunka considers the status of the dramatic text in a culture shifting from print to digital media. His article explores principles of collective composition, questions of authorial immortality, and recent scholarship on the poetics of print.

Jost Amman, "Printers at Work"
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