Perform or Else!

Editorial | Table of Contents

Editorial

MIRIAM HAUGHTON, MARIA KURDI

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ARTICLES

The Cries of Pagan Desperation’: Synge, Riders to the Sea and the Discontents of Historical Time

CHRISTOPHER COLLINS

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Scenographic Interactions: 1950s Ireland and Dublin’s Pike Theatre

SIOBHÁN O’GORMAN

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Uneasy Bedfellows: Culture, Commerce and the Rise of the ‘Production Hub’ Paradigm in Irish Theatre

LISA FITZGERALD

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Respond or Else: Conor McPherson’s The Weir at the Donmar Warehouse

EAMONN JORDAN

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Gay Masculinities in Performance: Towards a Queer Dramaturgy

CORMAC O’BRIEN

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Perform, or Else! Reflections from an Irish theatre maker

NEIL WATKINS

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BOOK REVIEWS

Bernard Shaw and Totalitarianism: Longing for Utopia by Matthew Yde. Reviewed by Audrey McNamara

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Focus: Papers in English Literary and Cultural Studies, Issue on ‘Interfaces between Irish and European Theatre’, ed. Mária Kurdi. Reviewed by Miklós Nyisztor

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‘That was us’: Contemporary Irish Theatre and Performance, ed. Fintan Walsh. Reviewed by Lisa Fitzgerald

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From Leenane to L.A.: The Theatre and Cinema of Martin McDonagh by Eamonn Jordan. Reviewed by Lilien Halada

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