The Play's the Thing - or Is It?

  • September 15, 2014
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Aurora Cultural Centre

Dr. Robert Fothergill

Dr. Fothergill is an Associate Professor Emeritus, English and Theatre at York University, and an award winning playwright.

The Play is the Thing – Or is it?

What has happened to “the play”, as we thought we knew it?  In recent decades the notion of “a play” as a well-made composition in dialogue, to be performed by actors on a stage, has exploded into a bewildering variety of forms.

How is work for the stage conceived, gestated and delivered these days, what does it look and sound like, and what is it about?

This event is part of the Fall 2014 Speaker series for TALYR Members only.  To attend this event, please register for the Fall 2014 Speaker series.

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