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Vol. 7, No. 2: Staging Play, Playing Stages (Autumn 2013)


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Front Matter and Contents


Notes on Contributors



Child's Play: A Postdramatic Theatre of Paidia for the Very Young by Ben Fletcher-Watson

Post-Relational Paranoid Play in Reactor's Big Lizard's Big Idea Project by Daniel Oliver 

Towards an Anarchist Theatre by Matt Cawson

Play Area: Performance Perspectives - short discussions including:

Heuristic Word-Play and the Multiple Meanings of 'Coffee' by Shaun May

On the Injunction 'Enjoy' by Adam Alston

On Play: Public Engagement by Charlotte Bell

Play Walking by Kris Darby

Metaphor, Mud and Melancholy: Ostermeier's Hamlet in Translation by Geraldine Brodie

A 'Thickly' Smoked Moment in Time by Karen da Silva


The Aristocracy at Play in the Nineteenth Century by David Coates

Playing with Words by Deborah Leveroy

Book Reviews


The Methuen Drama Book of Post-Black Plays
by Harry J. Elam Jr. and Douglas A. Jones, Jr. Eds. - Reviewed by Pepetual Mforbe
West End Broadway: The Golden Age of the American Musical in London by Adrian Wright Woodbridge- Reviewed by Adam Rush
Platform72laundretteThe Plays of Samuel Beckett by Katherine Weiss - Reviewed by Macarena Andrews Barraza
Movement Training for Actors

by Jackie Snow - Reviewed by Bryan Brown

Theatres of Immanence: Deleuze and the Ethics of Performance by Laura Cull - Reviewed by Nik Wakefield
(left) Launderette (2013) by Karen da Silva. Guildford International Music Festival. Image by Mario Cavalli. 





Babydrama (2006), by Suzanne Osten, with text by Ann-Sofie Barany. Perf. Malin Cederbladh. Image by Lesley Leslie-Spinks.


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