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A Gershwin Tune

Kevin Winkler

in Everything is Choreography: The Musical Theater of Tommy Tune

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190090739
eISBN:
9780190090760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090739.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

Despite his success as a director-choreographer, Tommy Tune still thought of himself as a performer first. As this chapter explains, for My One and Only, a reworking of the 1927 Gershwin musical, ... More


Conclusion: Passing Race and Passing Shakespeare in Peter Sellars’s Othello

Ayanna Thompson

in Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385854
eISBN:
9780190252793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385854.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This chapter focuses on debates about passing and performance in Peter Sellars's 2009 stage production of Othello. More specifically, it examines the notion of passing and what it might mean to pass ... More


Democratizing Greek Tragdedy

Helene P. Foley

in Reimagining Greek Tragedy on the American Stage

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520272446
eISBN:
9780520953659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272446.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 3 looks at productions and new versions of Greek tragedy that began to defy the American reluctance to politicize the plays in response to controversial contemporary social and political ... More


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