Celebrate World Theatre Day with #FreetoRead Theatre Articles

March 27, 2024

Happy World Theatre Day! Established by the International Theatre Institute in 1961, it commemorates the global significance of theatre and pays tribute to all individuals contributing to its realm, including actors, playwrights, and directors.

Join the University of Toronto Press (UTP) in marking this occasion by delving into an extensive array of theatre and performance scholarship published in Theatre Research in Canada, Canadian Theatre Review, and Modern Drama.

These 6 articles are #FreeToRead online from today until Monday, April 1st!

Also, browse UTP books in the field of Theatre & Drama here.

Canadian Theatre Review

Illness as Inspiration for Creating Theatre
Maja Ardal
CTR 195

Moccasins on the Ground: Rerooting the Indigenous Performing Body
Spy Dénommé-Welch, Monique Mojica
CTR 194

Theatre Research in Canada

Closely Reading Community Audiences: A Simple Twist of Faith and Site-Specific Community Plays
Jenny Salisbury
TRIC 44.2

Piercing the Veil: Metatheatrical Utterances in the Stratford Festival’s 2022 Hamlet
Marie Trotter
TRIC 44.2

Modern Drama

The “Nature of Theatre”: Herder’s Pursuit of a Human Theatre
Catherin Girardin
MD 66.4

The Kindness of Strangers: Eugenics and Tennessee Williams’s A Streetcar Named Desire
Kaitlyn Farrell Rodriguez
MD 66.1



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