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Rob Drummond: Plays With Participation

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Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBloomsbury Methuen Drama
ISBN (Print)9781350095298
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Apr 2020

Abstract

An innovative and unique play collection that examines the relationship between writer, audience and performer and their combined incorporation into the theatrical event.

Written (and occasionally performed) by Rob Drummond in collaboration with director David Overend, this play collection is a record of a long-term artistic partnership. From the award-winning magic of Bullet Catch (the Arches, 2012), to the audience votes The Majority (Royal National Theatre, 2017), these play texts open up a space for improvisation and participation, and a range of responses and reactions from the audience.

The collection includes four previously unpublished scripts along with up-to-date versions of their most successful productions. With introductory essays and in-text commentary by both the writer and director, this is a valuable resource for practitioners, students, and scholars of contemporary British and Scottish theatre.

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