Goat Island

Marvin Carlson, the Sidney E. Cohn Distinguished Professor of Theatre and Comparative Literature at CUNY, provides an overview of the collaborative US performance company, Goat Island. Carlson explores how the company, admired for their originality and physicality, employed elements of experimental theatre, performance art and postmodern dance to express contemporary political and social concerns.
Encyclopedia Entry
(2017)

Guillermo Gómez-Peña

The Sidney E. Cohn Distinguished Professor of Theatre and Comparative Literature at CUNY, Marvin Carlson, introduces one of America’s best-known performance artists, Guillermo Gómez-Peña. Carlson considers how issues of immigration and border and cross-cultural questions have been central to Gómez-Peña’s work and explores his role in founding the transdisciplinary and politically engaged performance group, La Pocha Nostra.
Encyclopedia Entry
(2017)

Ghosts

Digital Theatre+ Study Guides are specially commissioned from leading theatre academics and practitioners, with expert knowledge of the texts that they explore. The guides examine plays from literary and contextual, as well as dramatic perspectives, to provide a thorough and manifold access point to key texts, from the classical to the contemporary.
Study Guide
(2014)