Gulf View Drive

This informative study guide written by Katharine Farmer, director of the Nibroc Trilogy at the Rubicon Theatre Company in California, provides invaluable insight into the history, context and staging of Arlene Hutton’s Gulf View Drive.
Katharine Farmer
(2017)
Study Guide

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.
Digital Theatre
(2017)
Concise Introduction

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.
Digital Theatre
(2017)
Concise Introduction

George Bernard Shaw

Theatre Director and the Creative Associate at Gate Theatre, Ed Madden, introduces the work of Irish playwright and Nobel Prize Winner George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950). Madden considers how Shaw’s plays aimed to interrogate serious moral and political ideas which were informed by his socialist politics and details the influence of Henrik Ibsen, particularly on work which explores the role of women.
Digital Theatre
Concise Introduction

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.
Digital Theatre
(2014)
Study Guide