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BSA Seminar: Shakespeare on Location Deadline
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0839  Sunday, 1 May 2005

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Date:           Friday, 29 Apr 2005 13:45:26 -0300
Subject:        BSA Seminar: Shakespeare on Location Deadline Extended to May
15 2005

Shakespeare on Location

New deadline for proposals: 15 May 2005
BSA Conference: 1-4 September 2005

What is the relationship between performance location and play-world
setting? Increasingly, Shakespeare's plays are being performed in
"alternative" or non-traditional settings, in parks, on beaches, in
forest clearings. In addition, the performance of Shakespeare's plays in
Asia, Africa, South America and Eastern Europe is another aspect of how
Shakespeare's plays are now being performed in an increasing variety of
locations. Issues to be explored may include how these performance
spaces affect audience understanding of the play world and what
adaptation is required for a play to be performed in a particular space.

This seminar welcomes all approaches to the relationship between theatre
location and play-world setting. Please send proposals of 300 words or
less to Reina Green (Reina.Green_at_msvu.ca)

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