Academic journal article TheatreForum

Editor's Note

Academic journal article TheatreForum

Editor's Note

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Time in many of its manifestations and concepts seems to work its way through this issue of TheatreForum. Whether looking at how identity changes through time, how the passage of time affects our memory of an event, how the performance of an event is influenced by time, or the time that must be dedicated to memorization and rehearsal, this issue reminds us that the beauty of theatre is that it happens both in real-time and in artificially constructed timeframes.

The first of our two plays, Jerry Lieblich's D Deb Debbie Deborah, explores our changing perceptions of those around us and changes actors and charcaters seemingly without the necessary time to do so. Our second play, Sean San José's Superheroes, flashes forward and back to look at the human effects of the drug war and the CIA's complicit involvement.

Philippa Wehle examines Tiago Rodrigues' nacient theatrical revolution at Portugal's national theatre, where he takes risks such as memorizing text with audience members in real-time. …

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