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Author Heim, Caroline, author.

Title Audience as performer : the changing role of theatre audiences in the twenty-first century / Caroline Heim.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Routledge, 2016.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.484 H363a 2016    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description x, 190 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Audience performance. Audience as performer ; Stage etiquette (1800-1880) ; Theatre etiquette (1880-2000) -- Part II. Contemporary audience performance. Introduction to Part II ; Audience as critic ; Audience as community ; Audience as consumer ; Audience as co-creator ; Conclusion : New possibilities.
Summary "Drawing from over 140 interviews with audience members, actors and ushers in the UK, United States and Australia, Heim reveals the lived experience of audience members at the theatrical event. It is a fresh reading of mainstream audiences' activities, bringing their voices to the fore and exploring their emerging new roles in the theatre of the twenty-first century."
Subject Theater audiences.
Theater audiences. (OCoLC)fst01149328
ISBN 9781138796911 (hardback ; alk. paper)
1138796913 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9781138796928 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1138796921 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781315757568 (ebook)

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