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Robert Lepage's Original Stage Productions: Making Theatre Global

Karen Fricker


This book explores the development of Robert Lepage’s distinctive approach to stage direction in the early (1984–94) and middle (1995–2008) stages of his career, arguing that globalisation had a defining effect in shaping his aesthetic and professional trajectory. It combines examination of Lepage’s theatremaking techniques with discussion of his work’s effects on audiences, calling on Lepage’s own statements as well as existing scholarship and critical response. In addition to globalisation theory, the book draws on cinema studies, queer theory, and theories of affect and reception. As such, ... More

Keywords: Robert Lepage, stage direction, globalization, Québec, neoliberal economies, contemporary theatre

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780719080067
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.7765/9781526115843


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Karen Fricker, author
Brock University