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New Essays on Canadian Theatre

New Essays on Canadian Theatre is a collection of volumes on a variety of topics, filled with newly commissioned essays and articles. The books are designed to fill gaps in the critical record, often taking new approaches, and often from minoritized and under-represented perspectives. These collections are intended to follow, lead, and instantiate new and emerging developments in the field.

General Editor: Roberta Barker
Originating General Editor: Ric Knowles

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Linda Griffiths

For more than three decades, Griffiths worked tirelessly and passionately to redefine drama and performance in Canada, constantly pushing artistic boundaries in her quest to tell new and unconventional ...

Q2Q: Queer Canadian Theatre and Performance

This collection seeks to understand why it is important not just to continue to tell queer stories on stage, but also to piece together the larger historical narrative of Canadian queer theatrical production ...

Canadian Performance Histories and Historiograpies

Challenging the idea of a singular narrative of Canadian theatre history and centring on questions of historiography and methodology, the essays in this collection investigate performances that have been ...

Performing Indigeneity

This volume of newly commissioned essays about Indigenous performance is the first in which all of the contributors are Indigenous artists or academics. Scholars were invited to write essays on some aspect ...

Daniel MacIvor

This volume of essays is the first solely dedicated to the work of Daniel MacIvor. It aims to contextualize and analyze the work of this highly prolific theatre artist who is consistently produced and ...

Theatres of Affect

What is it to think feeling, to put the affective dimensions of theatrical experience and its production centre stage? As theatre people, we are well equipped for the challenges of this task, for we labour ...

Latina/o Canadian Theatre and Performance

Featuring exciting and provocative new essays by leading and emerging scholars in Canada and the US, this foundational collection begins a conversation about Latina/o theatre and performance in Canada. ...

New Canadian Realisms

New Essays in Canadian Theatre Volume 2: New Canadian Realisms gathers writing by celebrated scholars and artists from both Canada and the US in order to explore what this much-debated genre might be ...

Asian Canadian Theatre

As the foundational volume in the development of a new field of study, it includes essays by major voices in Asian Canadian Studies and Asian North American Theatre Studies, as well as some of Canada’s ...