This Dramaturgy Database reflects our ongoing research of dramaturgy at Utrecht University. The database consists of (full text) interviews with Dutch and Flemish dramaturges, essays and reports on dramaturgy seminars and other documents that show how (Dutch) dramaturgy has developed in the past decennia.
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In the 1970s, a form of political theater with the stated intention of educating its audience in an anti-capitalist sense reached a certain height. Today, there is a revival of political theater and theatricality, but with a different, less moralistic, form and content. This article explores the differences between the (meta)discourse – in theater studies and performance studies – about both genres, around concepts such as totality, representativeness, spectatorship and audience.Read more