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The Theatre Of Thomas Ostermeier

Boenisch, Peter M. (2016) The Theatre Of Thomas Ostermeier. Routledge, Abingdon and New York, 262 pp. ISBN 978-1-138-91447-6. E-ISBN 978-1-315-69081-0. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:59745)

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Thomas Ostermeier is the most internationally recognised German theatre director of the present. With this book, he presents his directorial method for the first time. The Theatre of Thomas Ostermeier provides a toolkit for understanding and enacting the strategies of his advanced contemporary approach to staging dramatic texts. In addition, the book includes:

Ostermeier’s seminal essays, lectures and manifestos translated into English for the first time.

Over 140 photos from the archive of Arno Declair, who has documented Ostermeier’s work at the Schaubühne Berlin for many years, and by others.

In-depth ‘casebook’ studies of two of his productions: Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People (2012) and Shakespeare’s Richard III (2015)

Contributions from Ostermeier’s actors and his closest collaborators to show how his principles are put into practice.

An extraordinary, richly illustrated insight into Ostermeier’s working methods, this volume will be of interest to practitioners and scholars of contemporary European theatre alike.

Item Type: Book
Projects: Thomas Ostermeier and the Berlin Schaubuehne: Reinventing Directors' Theatre for the 21st Century
Uncontrolled keywords: Theatre direction, Thomas Ostermeier, Schaubuhne Berlin, theatre directing, Regietheater
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1600 Drama
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The theatre
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of Arts
Funders: Organisations -1 not found.
Depositing User: P. Boenisch
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2016 10:05 UTC
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2022 12:21 UTC
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