Issue 49


Australasian Drama Studies

Issue 49 October 2006

Theatre Emotion & Interculturalism
Edited by Peta Tait and Jung-Soon Shim
A special focus issue of Australasian Drama Studies

 

Contents

JUNG-SOON SHIM
Introduction: Translating Emotions for the Local Audience

PETA TAIT
Introduction: Reasoning Emotions in Theatre

SUE-ELLEN CASE
Musical The Last Empress: A Korean Staging of Woman and Nation

JUNG-SOON SHIM
Performing Emotion Interculturally: The Korean Production of Love Child

PETA TAIT
Embodying Love: Mother Meets Daughter in Theatre for Cultural Exchange

YOON-TAEK LEE
Translated by JOHN CHA and JUNG-SOON SHIM
Playscript:  O Gu: The Ritual of Death

JULIE HOLLEDGE
O Gu:  A Cross-cultural Case Study of Emotional Expression
in Contemporary Korean and Australian Theatre

HELENA GREHAN
Testimony and Ambivalence in Sandakan Threnody

MARIA BRIGIDA DE MIRANDA
Translated by DANIEL YENCKEN and MARIA BRIGIDA DE MIRANDA
Training Actions to Convey Theatrical Emotions:  An Interview with
Brazilian Director Maria Thais

Reviews

HILARY HALBA, Frangipani Perfume and Dianna Fuemana, Mapaki (Wellington: The Play Press, 2004);  Oscar Kightley and Simon Small, Fresh Off the Boat (Wellington: The Play Press, 2005);  Albert Wendt, The Songmaker’s Chair (Wellington: Huia, 2004) by Makerita Urale; 

JERRY C. JAFFE, Noh Business (Berkeley: Atelos, 2005) by Murray Edmond; 

PETA TAIT, The Dolls’ Revolution: Australian Theatre and the Cultural Imagination (Melbourne: Australian Scholarly, 2005) by Rachel Fensham and Denise Varney, with Maryrose Casey and Laura Ginters; 

JULIAN MEYRICK, Not Wrong – Just Different: Observations on the Rise of Contemporary Theatre (Sydney: Currency Press, 2005) by Katherine Brisbane;  

CAROLYN D’CRUZ, Beneath the Sequined Surface: An Insight into Sydney Drag (Sydney: Currency Press, 2006) by Carol Langley; 

IAN MAXWELL, Electoral Guerilla Theatre: Radical Ridicule and Social Movements (New York and London: Routledge, 2005) by L. M. Bogad; 

RONALDO MORELOS, The Aesthetics of the Oppressed (London and New York: Routledge, 2006) by Augusto Boal; 

IAN GASKELL, A Boal Companion: Dialogues on Theatre and Cultural Politics (New York and London: Routledge, 2006) eds Jan Cohen-Cruz and Mandy Schutzman; 

SALLY GARDNER, Exhausting Dance: Performance and the Politics of Movement (New York and London: Routledge, 2006) by Andre Lepecki; 

IAN MAXWELL, The Path of the Actor (London and New York: Routledge, 2005) by Michael Chekhov, (edited by Andrei Kirillov and Bella Martin).