restricted access   Volume 52, Number 3 (T 199) Fall 2008

Table of Contents

From: TDR: The Drama Review

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Rock and Roll: Impatience

pp. 2-3

TDR Comment

An Open Letter to the President of the USA

pp. 7-8

Letters Etc

Letters, Etc.

p. 9


Antigone’s Bones

pp. 10-33

David Levine’s Bauerntheater: The Return of the Matrix

pp. 34-43

Toward a Poetics of Transubstantiation: The Performance of Cape Breton Music and Dance

pp. 44-60

Center and Edge of the World: Frontiers of Site-Specific Performance in Alaska

pp. 61-78

Baring and Bearing Life Behind Bars: Pat Graney’s “Keeping the Faith” Prison Project

pp. 79-93

Deb Margolin: I'm Saying

“To Speak Is to Suffer” and Vice Versa

pp. 95-97

Seeing Deb Margolin: Ontological Vandalism and Radical Amazement

pp. 98-117

Why Language Fails: Deb Margolin’s Reclamation of Silence

pp. 118-133

Smoke Signals: Witnessing the Burning Art of Deb Margolin and Hannah Wilke

pp. 134-159


Index to Idioms: A Performance Novel

pp. 160-173

O Yes I Will: (I will remember the spirit and texture of this conversation)

pp. 174-186

Critical Acts

The New Victory Danish Festival: A New Perspective on Puppetry and Family Entertainment

pp. 187-195

The Performance of Disappearance: Mike Parr’s Amerika

pp. 195-201


Bodies in Dissent: Spectacular Performances of Race and Freedom (review)

pp. 202-203

Bodies in Commotion: Disability and Performance (review)

pp. 204-205

Performance and Cosmopolitics: Cross-Cultural Transactions in Australasia, and: Pacific Performances: Theatricality and Cross-Cultural Encounter in the South Seas (review)

pp. 206-209