Queer theatre in Canada

  • 282 Pages
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Playwrights Canada Press , Toronto, Canada
Gay theater -- Canada., Homosexuality in the theater -- Canada., Canadian drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism., Théâtre homosexuel -- Canada., Homosexualité au théâtre -- Canada., Théâtre canadien-anglais -- 20e siècle -- Histoire et crit
Statementedited by Rosalind Kerr.
SeriesCritical perspectives on Canadian theatre in English -- v. 7
ContributionsKerr, Rosalind, 1941-
LC ClassificationsPN2304.2 .Q44 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 282 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21831354M
ISBN 100887548040
ISBN 139780887548048
LC Control Number2008371943

By Sky Gilbert ()Cultivating Queer: The Invisibility of the Canadian Gay Play by David Allan King () Cheep Queers by Mariko Tamaki ()Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English sets out to make the best critical and scholarly work in the field readily available.

The series publishes the work of scholars and critics who have. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction: Queer Canadian theatre / Rosalind Kerr --Sexuality and identity in Fortune and men's eyes / Neil Carson --Homo creation: towards a poetics of gay male theatre / Robert Wallace --"That's why I go to the gym": sexual identity and the body of the male.

While the material presented in these articles may appear to be too diverse to allow us to come to any conclusion as to where Canadian English queer theatre is today, I hope that I have at least set out a path to follow from those first gay liberation plays to the complex interrogations of the intersections of sexualities and nationalities which seem to inform so much of the work.

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Introduction: Queer Canadian theatre / Rosalind Kerr -- Sexuality and identity in Fortune and men's eyes / Neil Carson -- Homo creation: towards a poetics of gay male theatre / Robert Wallace -- "That's why I go to the gym": sexual identity and the body of the male performer / Reid Gilbert -- Only in Alberta.

Queer Theatre To mark 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales, the NT looks at how theatre has charted the LGBT+ experience through a series of rehearsed readings, exhibitions, talks and screenings.

Queer Theatre Toronto. likes. Reviews, articles and ticket giveaways for theatre of interest to the LGBTTIQQ2SA community in the GTA and beyond. Edited by Darren Stewart-JonesFollowers: A comprehensive survey of Canadian theatre history, including entries on theatres, plays, playwrights, actors, directors, designers, and critics, with commentaries on productions by academics and theatre practitioners.

Profiles are updated and amended for currency and accuracy. Hosted by Athabasca University. Given the controversy that has attached to 'queer' over the past few years in gay, lesbian, bi, and trans communities both inside and outside the academy, I initially approached this book with apprehension.

Kerr and her contributors, however, make the problematics of 'queer' very much their subject matter, though not always in overt ways. The book can be divided roughly into Author: Kim Solga. Putting the Qs in Q2Q by Peter Dickinson, C.

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Gatchalian, Kathleen Oliver, and Dalbir Singh. No Blood on the Sheets: Lesbian History and Identity in the Life and Theatre of Amy Redpath Roddick by Kym Bird.

The Queer Future That Dared Not Be Imagined: Aging and “Post- AIDS” Theatre by Dirk Gindt. Passing the Torch Song: Mothers, Daughters, and Chosen Families in. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Based on papers presented at Q2Q: A Symposium on Queer Theatre and Performance in Canada held in Vancouver from July   Queer theatre is not gay theatre.

It's more inclusive and it challenges the gender roles played in straight or mainstream theatre through critical thinking. Queer Resources WOQ Magazine LGBTQ Calendar WOQ Business Rainbow Store Connect With Us Back Frequently Asked theatre, dance, festivals and film.

Canada. [email protected] Hours. Mon 9 am - 4 pm. Tue 9 am - 4 pm. Wed 9 am - 4 pm. The Canadian Theatre Review features thought-provoking plays and articles on current issues and trends in Canadian theatre. CTR provides the Canadian theatre community with in-depth feature articles, manifestos, slideshows, videos, design portfolios, photo essays, and other documents that reflect the challenging forms that theatre takes in the contemporary Canadian.

Queer Lit in Canada The trajectory of queer Canadian literature has largely paralleled that of the visual arts: closeted gay and lesbian writers had been contributing to the artistic discourse for several years prior to the sexual revolution, and many of.

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itics. Seeing Canada as a series of regions stitched together rather than as a unifi ed whole is an approach to Canadian history established in the early s. Queer Mobilizations reminds us that this is as relevant today as ever.

Only by making a concerted eff ort, as Manon Tremblay has here, to draw out. For our feature section, we learned a lot about the history of queer theatre festivals in Canada () via interviews with Alan Chaffe (who is doing a PhD on Canadian queer theatre festivals at UVic) and Sean Guist (the curator of Intrepid Theatre's OUTstages queer theatre festival, which opens February 1).

See five seldom-staged 21st century queer theatre classics at the National Theatre's series of rehearsed readings this July. As you might expect, the line-up features some vintage gay plays: Peter.

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Queer Canadian Theatre and Performance asks what a comparative analysis of contemporary queer performance practices in Canada can tell us about current appetites and potential future programming.

This collection seeks to understand why it is important not just to continue to tell queer stories on stage, but also to piece together the larger historical narrative of Canadian. THEATRE OF THE QUEER Howard Crabtree, the musical-comedy performer and giddily imaginative costume designer who died of AIDS in Junecreated his final opus When Pigs Fly as a tribute to the "Dream Curlys" of the world.

You know, the ones who, in the high school production of Oklahoma!, got cast as the lead dancer in the dream-ballet sequence and got to. After an extraordinary journey across Canada we are bringing our Tour of Heart & Mind to a close with a final show in Toronto on November 4.

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"The top of canada's queer theatre class." Xtra. Johnnie Walker is a writer, director, performer, DJ, and probably some other things he can't remember.

He makes plays, movies and has hosted dozens of burlesque shows. His solo show Redheaded Stepchild has toured North America and is available in print from Playwrights Canada Press.Q2Q: Queer Canadian Performance Texts.

Dickinson, Gatchalian, Oliver & Singh, eds., pgs, Playwrights Canada Press,$ Anthologizing seven contemporary Canadian performance pieces, Q2Q investigates “what makes queer performance queer.” The editors strive to reflect diversity in “gender, geographical, and racial representation” in their Author: Andrew Woodrow-Butcher.The Delhi International Queer Theater and Film Festival (DIQTFF), is a queer cultural festival curating films, plays, talks and performances (dance & drag).

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