The Performance of Religion: Seeing the Sacred in the Theatre

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The performing arts are uniquely capable of translating a vision of an ideal or sacred reality into lived practice, allowing an audience to confront deeply held values and beliefs as they observe a performance. However, there is often a reluctance to approach distinctly religious topics from a performance studies perspective. This book addresses this issue by exploring how religious values are acted out and reflected on in classic Western theatre, with a particular emphasis on the plays put on during the Globe Theatre's ...

The Performance of Religion: Seeing the sacred in the theatre 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138242883

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