Sacred Theatre examines both theatrical and more multidisciplinary approaches to the sacred, offering stimulation for discussion within performance and theatre teaching. The notion of the sacred has long informed the work of dramatists such as Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard. Ralph Yarrow's Sacred Theatre is the first book to look at the role of the sacred in the practice, process, and performance of drama. Whilst leaving enough room for the personal and experiential, Yarrow draws on concepts from sociology, anthropology, and critical theory as well as analytical readings of plays and performance events to examine how theatre interacts with the otherworldly. This volume is essential reading for anyone intrigued by the intersection of drama and consciousness.