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Queer exceptions: Solo performance in neoliberal times

Stephen Greer


This book is a study of solo performance in the UK and western Europe since the turn of millennium that explores the contentious relationship between identity, individuality and the demands of neoliberalism. With case studies drawn from across theatre, cabaret, comedy and live art – and featuring artists, playwrights and performers as varied as La Ribot, David Hoyle, Neil Bartlett, Bridget Christie and Tanja Ostojić – it provides an essential account of the diverse practices which characterize contemporary solo performance, and their significance to contemporary debates concerning subjectivity ... More

Keywords: solo performance, neoliberalism, queer studies, identity, individuality, exceptionalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781526113696
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526113696.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen Greer, author
Lecturer in Theatre Practices at the University of Glasgow