PROJECT MUSE – CTR 168 (Fall 2016) Theatre Criticism


CTR 168, Fall 2016
Theatre Criticism
Edited by Karen Fricker and Michelle MacArthur


Critical Futures
Michelle MacArthur

Mapping the New Critical Terrain: Rules, Ethics, Hierarchies
Melissa Poll

Regional Reports: Theatre Criticism across Canada
Alex Lazaridis Ferguson, Stephen Hunt, Martin Morrow, Sarah Waisvisz, Sylvain Lavoie, Amanda Campbell

Vancouver: Urgent Critical Response Needed
Alex Lazaridis Ferguson

The Prairies: Critics Dwindle Down to a Precious Few
Stephen Hunt

Toronto’s Changing of the Old Guard
Martin Morrow

Ottawa: Competing Priorities in the Nation’s Capital
Sarah Waisvisz

Quebec Theatre Criticism: A 2016 Portrait
Sylvain Lavoie

Criticism in Crisis: Theatre Reviews in Atlantic Canada
Amanda Campbell

Reimagining Theatre Criticism
Nikki Shaffeeullah

The Pedagogy of Theatre Criticism in Canada
Carly Maga

Going Inside: The New-Old Practice of Embedded Criticism
Karen Fricker

Theatre Criticism in Canada: A Round Table and Its Aftermath
Hervé Guay, Laura Levin, Peter Dickinson, Alvina Ruprecht, Alexandre Cadieux Kristen Cochrane

The Perversity of Drunk Feminist Films
Kristen Cochrane

Artists on Critics
Robert Lepage, Michel Vaïs, Brendan Healy, Marjorie Chan, Karen Hines, Morris Panych, Joël Beddows, Brigitte Haentjens, Naomi Skwarna, Donna-Michelle St. Bernard


I Really, Really Mean Something: Ten Micro-Plays about Theatre
Rosamund Small

Views and Reviews

Editorial: How to Do Things with Theatre
Heather Davis-Fisch

Exactly. This Is Why Theatre Matters
Kirsten Sadeghi-Yekta

The Art of Seduction and Provocation in Applied Theatre: A View
Yasmine Kandil

Flying Hearts and Sharing Joy: Theatre for Children with Multiple Exceptionalities and Their Adult Companions
Heather Fitzsimmons Frey

The Writing Names Project: UnSilencing the Number of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Sorouja Moll

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: A Review of God and the Indian by Drew Hayden Taylor
Michelle La Flamme, Taylor Breckles

On Reckoning
Kim Solga