restricted access   Volume 31, Number 1, Spring 2014

Table of Contents

From the Editor

p. v

In Memoriam

Beate Sirota Gordon: Producing Performance at the Asia Society

pp. 1-16


Chong Wishing’s Yakiniku Dragon 焼き肉ドラゴン: A Portrait of the Zainichi Korean-Japanese Experience

pp. 17-102


“Democratic Kabuki” for a “Democratic Japan”: 1945–1946

pp. 103-125

Innovation in : Matsui Akira Continues a Tradition of Change

pp. 126-152

Socialist Realism and New Subjectivities: Modern Acting in Gao Xingjian’s Cold Theatre

pp. 153-178

Mutual Illumination: The Xinggan Dramas and the Fanjiulou Ritual of Yongkang, Zhejiang

pp. 179-203


Pure Love and Beyond: Suzuki Tadashi’s Use of Taiwanese Popular Music in La Dame aux Camélias (2011)

pp. 204-227

Suzuki Tadashi’s La Dame aux Camélias in Taiwan

pp. 228-241

Emerging Scholars' Papers

River! River! River! A Minjian Eco-Theatre

pp. 242-269

Tibetan Opera in and outside the Tibet Autonomous Region

pp. 270-278


The Legend of Apsara Mera: Princess Norodom Buppha Devi’s Choreography for the Royal Ballet of Cambodia

pp. 279-289


Reconstructing Memory, Constructing the Future: An Interview with PM Toh

pp. 290-309

Performance Review

Karnnaparithyagam (The Abandoning of Karna) by Sadanam K. Harikumaran (review)

pp. 310-314

Film Reviews

Tanvir ka Safarnama (Tanvir’s Travelogue) directed by Ranjan Kamath (review)

pp. 315-318

Out! Loud! Directed by Betty Bernhard (review)

pp. 318-321

Book Reviews

Imaging Dance: Visual Representations of Dancers and Dancing Edited by Barbara Sparti and Judy Van Zile (review)

pp. 322-324

Moni Mekhala and Ream Eyso Edited by Prumsodun Ok (review)

pp. 324-326

Opera and the City: The Politics of Culture in Beijing, 1770–1900 by Andrea S. Goldman (review)

pp. 327-329

Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces by SanSan Kwan (review)

pp. 329-332

Strange Eventful Histories: Identity, Performance, and Xu Wei’s Four Cries of a Gibbon by Shiamin Kwa (review)

pp. 332-334

Andha Yug: The Age of Darkness by Dharamvir Bharati (review)

pp. 334-336

Hindi Theatre in Kolkata: Shyamanand Jalan and his Times Edited by Pratibha Agarwal and Samik Bandyopadhyay (review)

pp. 336-338

Singing Emptiness: Kumar Gandharva Performs the Poetry of Kabir by Linda Hess (review)

pp. 338-339

Eternal Performance: Ta’ziyeh and Other Shiite Rituals Edited by Peter Chelkowski (review)

pp. 340-342

Stars of the Tokyo Stage: Natori Shunsen’s Kabuki Actor Prints by Lucie Folan (review)

pp. 343-345

Inexorable Modernity: Japan’s Grappling with Modernity in the Arts Edited by Hiroshi Nara (review)

pp. 346-350

Crucible Bodies: Postwar Japanese Performance from Brecht to the New Millennium by Tadashi Uchino (review)

pp. 350-352

Color Insert

pp. a-f