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By George Rodosthenous

ISBN-10: 1472591526

ISBN-13: 9781472591524

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Contemporary variations of Greek Tragedy: Auteurship and Directorial Visions offers a wide-ranging research of the function of the director in shaping variations for the degree this present day. via its concentrate on a variety of overseas productions by means of Katie Mitchell, Theodoros Terzopoulos, Peter Sellars, Jan Fabre, Ariane Mnouchkine, Tadashi Suzuki, Yukio Ninagawa, Andrei Serban, Nikos Charalambous, Bryan Doerries and Richard Schechner, between others, it deals readers an in depth examine of the methods administrators have spoke back to the unique texts, refashioning them for various audiences, contexts and reasons. As such the amount will entice readers of theatre and function reports, classics and model reviews, administrators and theatre practitioners, and someone who has ever puzzled 'why they did it like that' while observing a degree creation of an historic Greek play.

The quantity Contemporary diversifications of Greek Tragedy is divided in 3 sections: the 1st part - international views - considers the paintings of more than a few significant administrators from all over the world who've supplied new readings of Greek Tragedy: Peter Sellars and Athol Fugard within the US, Katie Mitchell within the united kingdom, Theodoros Terzopoulos in Greece and Tadashi Suzuki and Yukio Ninagawa in Japan. Their paintings on quite a lot of performs is analysed, together with Electra, Oedipus the King, The Persians, Iphigenia at Aulis, and Ajax.

components and 3 – Directing as discussion with the group and Directorial Re-Visions - specialise in a number productions of key performs from the repertoire, together with Prometheus panorama II, Les Atrides, The Trojan ladies, The Bacchae, Antigone and The Suppliants, between others. In each one, the various methods of alternative administrators are analysed, including an in depth research of the mise-en-scene. In contemplating each one level construction, the authors increase problems with authenticity, modern resonances, translation, directorial control/auteurship and adaptation.

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