University of Alberta Press

Theatre and Drama


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    This book is the first extensive anthology of modern Ukrainian drama to be published in English. It is an insightful textbook and invaluable source of information for students of Ukrainian literature in English-speaking countries. Dr. Onyshkevych developed the idea for this collection while teaching Ukrainian literature at Rutgers University, New Jersey. In preparing a course on Ukrainian drama in translation, she discovered that only a few Ukrainian plays had ever been trans... [READ MORE]
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    Are We There Yet? is a funny, participatory play and workshop about sexuality health education for fourteen- to sixteen-year-olds. The play draws a parallel between mastering driving skills and negotiating relationships, and humorously opens a dialogue about sexuality. As teens watch and advise characters on stage, they feel as safe and free to talk about sexuality and relationship issues as they do about learning how to parallel park.
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    This book examines the ways in which costumes were acquired and used in conjunction with the repertory of the principal London acting companies, mainly during the years 1594-1621.
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    Translation is tricky business. The translator has to transform the foreign to the familiar while moving and pleasing his or her audience. Louise Ladouceur knows theatre from a multi-dimensional perspective that gives her research a particular authority as she moves between two of the dominant cultures of Canada: French and English. Through the analysis of six plays from each linguistic repertoire, written and translated between 1961 and 2000, her award-winning book compares ... [READ MORE]
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    Fran Kaye looks at a variety of public arts institutions, including the Glenbow, Banff Centre, and 25th Street Theatre, to see how each has participated in creating its audiences. She examines prairie literature and visual arts that illustrate the development of a distinctive regional prairie culture.
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    Fear and embarrassment prevent frank and meaningful communication on the topic of sex. Participatory theatre can break the uncomfortable silence, and with over 700 performances across Canada, Jane Heather's award-winning play Are We There Yet? has been an effective tool for teaching teen sexuality since 1998. The play and accompanying educational program were the subject of a major impact assessment where researchers from many disciplines examined how and why theatre can make... [READ MORE]
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