Theatre Audiences: A Theory of Production and Reception


SKU: 9780415157223
Author: Bennett, Susan
Publication Date: 09/18/1997
Publisher: Routledge
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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Susan Bennett’s highly successful Theatre Audiences is a unique full-length study of the audience as cultural phenomenon, which looks at both theories of spectatorship and the practice of different theatres and their audiences.
Published here in a brand new updated edition, Theatre Audiences now includes:
– a new preface by the author
– a stunning extra chapter on intercultural theatre
– a revised up-to-date bibliography.
Theatre Audiences is a must-buy for teachers and students interested in spectatorship and theatre audiences, and will be valuable reading for practitioners and others involved in the theatre.