Volume 17 Contents

Introduction
Savas Patsalidis and Elizabeth Sakellaridou

Writers on Writing

The Spoken Body and the Utopian Regard
Howard Barker

Bloody Music
Caridad Svich

Re-positioning the Dramatic

The Musicality of Postdramatic Theater: Hans-Thies Lehmanns Theory of Independent Auditory Semiotics
Catherine Bouko

Dramatic Text in the Recent French Theater: A Hybrid Form?
David Bradby

From Work to Text, Then Where? Observations on French Postdramatic Poetics from 1980 Onwards
Dimitra Kondylaki

The Challenge of Neo-dramatic Writing in the Anglo-Saxon Theater
Avra Sidiropoulou

Word and Spectacle: New Configurations

Cancer Langscapes and the (Digital) Art of Pain in Beth Hersts Dark Room/Gray Scale/White Noise
Virginia Dakari

Resonant Silence: Love, Desire, and Intimacy in Suzan-Lori Parkss Venus
Lisa Mendelman

A Postdramatic Composer in Search of a Dramatic Aesthetic, or, the Apotheosis and Decline of Andrew Lloyd Webber
Vagelis Siropoulos

Text as Texture

Ideology of Form in Storytelling Theater: The Politics of Inter-medial Adaptation in Discovering Elijah, A Play about War
Daphna Ben-Shaul

Old Age as Theatrical Matter: Devising and Performing CollAge, a Play on the Masks and Mirrors of the Ageing Process
Núria Casado Gual

Developing a New Program: The Creator-Researcher Actor as a Postdramatic Writer
Dorit Yerushalmi

Mediascape Alterities

Puntos de Fuga (Vanishing Points): Performance Writing for the Digital Theater
Johannes Birringer and Angeles Romero

Will He or Wont He? Shakespeares Stage Presence in the Media Age
Johan Callens

Undoing Anatomy: Resisting Global Choreographies in the Capitalism of Affects
Jaime del Val

Review Essay

Violence: An All Time Classic
Savas Patsalidis

Book Reviews

The Theatre of Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio (edited by Claudia Castellucci, Romeo Castellucci, Chiara Guidi, Joe Kelleher and Nicholas
Reviewed by Freddy Decreus

Rimini Protokoll. Experten des Alltags. Das Theater von Rimini Protokoll (edited by Miriam Dreysse and Florian Malzacher)
Reviewed by Thomas Irmer

Found in Translation: Greek Drama in English and Euripides Our Contemporary (by J. Michael Walton)
Reviewed by Marianne McDonald

Chinese Shakespeares: Two Centuries of Cultural Exchange (by Alexander C.Y. Huang)
Reviewed by Lissa Tyler Renaud

Contributors