Balme, Christopher B.

Theatre, Globalization and the Cold War

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Christopher B. Balme, Berenika Szymanski-Düll

Part I. Shifting Borders: Tours and Touring

2. A Cold War Battleground: Catfish Row versus the Nevsky Prospekt
Charlotte M. Canning

3. Spirituals, Serfs, and Soviets: Paul Robeson and International Race Policy in the Soviet Union at the Start of the Cold War
Christopher Silsby

4. The Politics of an International Reputation: The Berliner Ensemble as a GDR Theatre on Tour
David Barnett

5. ‘A tour to the West could bring a lot of trouble…’—The Mazowsze State Folk Song and Dance Ensemble during the First Period of the Cold War
Berenika Szymanski-Düll

6. Song and Dance Ensembles in Central European Militaries: The Spread, Transformation and Retreat of a Soviet Model
Václav Šmidrkal

7. Theatre, Propaganda and the Cold War: Peter Brook’s Midsummer Night’s Dream in Eastern Europe (1972)
Zoltán Imre

Part II. Institutions and Institutional Imbrications

8. MI5 Surveillance of British Cold War Theatre
James Smith

9. Creating an International Community during the Cold War
Hanna Korsberg

10. The Cultural Cold War on the Home Front: The Political Role of Theatres in Communist Kraków and Leipzig
Kyrill Kunakhovich

Part III. Acting, Artists and Art Between the Battlefronts

11. Years of Compromise and Political Servility—Kantor and Grotowski during the Cold War
Karolina Prykowska Michalak

12. ‘A Memorable French-Romanian Evening’: Nationalism and the Cold War at the Theatre of Nations Festival
Ioana Szeman

13. An Eastern Bloc Cultural Figure? Brecht’s Reception by Young Left-wingers in Greece in the 1970s
Nikolaos Papadogiannis

14. Acting on the Cold War: Imperialist Strategies, Stanislavsky, and Brecht in German Actor Training after 1945
Anja Klöck

15. Checkpoint Music Drama
Sebastian Stauss

Part IV. Postcolonial Perspectives

16. Whose Side Are You On? Cold War Trajectories in Eritrean Drama Practice, 1970s to Early 1990s
Christine Matzke

17. ‘How close is Angola to us?’ Peter Weiss’s Play Song of the Lusitanian Bogeyman in the Shadow of the Cold War
Rikard Hoogland

18. Manila and the World Dance Space: Nationalism and Globalization in Cold War Philippines and South East Asia
meLê yamomo, Basilio E. Villaruz

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Theatre History, Global/International Theatre and Performance, National/Regional Theatre and Performance, Russian, Soviet, and East European History, World History, Global and Transnational History

Publication year
Transnational Theatre Histories
Page amount
15 pages
Art, Art History
Printed ISBN

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