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Nightwood Theatre A Woman’s Work Is Always Done

Nightwood Theatre A Woman’s Work Is Always Done

Author: Shelley Scott
Publisher: [s.l.] : Athabasca University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Computer file

Scott explores the history of Nightwood Theatre, the longest-running and most influential women's theatre company in Canada, a provider of opportunities for women theatre artists.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shelley Scott
ISBN: 9781897425558 1897425554 9781897425565 1897425562
OCLC Number: 910931463
Language Note: English.
Notes: Nightwood Theatre is the longest-running and most influential feminist theatre company in Canada. Since 1979, the company has produced works by Canadian women, providing new opportunities for women theatre artists. It has also been the "home company" for some of the biggest names in Canadian theatre, such as Ann-Marie MacDonald. In Nightwood Theatre, Scott describes the company’s journey toward defining itself as a feminist theatre establishment, highlighting its artistic leadership based on its relevance to diverse communities of women. She also traces Nightwood’s relationship with the media and places the theatre in an international context by comparing its history to that of like companies in the U.K. and the U.S.
Description: 1 online resource (345 S.)
Contents: Acknowledgements 7Preface 9Introduction 15Context, Creativity, Collectivity 51Chapter 1. The Beginning of Nightwood Theatre,1979-1988 51Chapter 2. Breaking Away and Moving On, 1989-1993 109Chapter 3. New Leadership Models, 1994-2000 and2001-2009 159Chapter 4. Nightwood and Feminist Theory 201Appendix. A Nightwood Chronology 225Notes 295Bibliography 321Index 333


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