restricted access   Volume 48, Number 1 & 2, Spring & Summer 2014

Table of Contents

Special Issue: The Audience as Player: Interactive Theater over the Years


Introduction: “What Have You Learned Today?”

pp. 1-11

“Oh My God, Audience Participation!”: Some Twenty-First-Century Reflections

pp. 13-38

Bearing Witness and Taking Action: Audiences and Morality in Renaissance Tragedy and Activist Street Theater

pp. 39-57

School for Democracy: Interactive Theater in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia

pp. 59-73

On Aggro Performance: Audience Participation and the Dystopian Response to the Living Theatre’s Paradise Now

pp. 75-92

Precarious Presence in Contemporary Theater

pp. 93-102

“It’s Crazy, That Was Us”: The Implicated and Compliant Audience in The Boys of Foley Street

pp. 103-116

The Tragic Spectator: Pig Iron Theatre Company’s Pay Up

pp. 117-134

Dreamers and Insomniacs: Audiences in Sleep No More and The Night Circus

pp. 135-154

Clean Up on Aisle Six: Closing the Gap between Spectator and Performance in Uli Jaeckle’s Discounter

pp. 155-168

The Interactive Theater of Video Games: The Gamer as Playwright, Director, and Actor

pp. 169-186


pp. 187-189