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By Adam Alston

ISBN-10: 1137480432

ISBN-13: 9781137480439

Immersive theatre presently enjoys ubiquity, attractiveness and popularity in theatre journalism and scholarship. although, the politics of immersive theatre aesthetics nonetheless lacks a considerable critique. Does immersive theatre version a specific form of politics, or a selected type of viewers? What’s interested by the creation and intake of immersive theatre aesthetics? Is a efficient viewers constantly an empowered viewers? And do the phrases of an audience’s empowerment face up to political scrutiny?  
Beyond Immersive Theatre contextualises those questions by means of tracing the evolution of neoliberal politics and the adventure economic climate over the last 4 a long time. via distinct serious analyses of labor by way of Ray Lee, Lundahl & Seitl, Punchdrunk, shunt, Theatre Delicatessen and part reduce, Adam Alston argues that there's a tacit politics to immersive theatre aesthetics – a tacit politics that's illuminated via neoliberalism, and that's ripe to be challenged by way of the evolution and diversification of immersive theatre.

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