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Books: Staging the Screen – The Use of Film and Video in Theatre

The use of film and video is commonplace in contemporary theatre, viewed by some as contaminating theatre’s ‘liveness’, by others as inevitable and desirable. After tracing the history of current approaches back to early practitioners such as Méliès, Painlévé and Piscator, Staging the Screen explores in detail recent productions by Svoboda, the Wooster Group, Forkbeard Fantasy, Forced Entertainment, Station House Opera, and Lepage. It charts the impact of developing technologies and addresses critical issues raised by multi-media and intermedia work. Staging the Screen: The Use of Film and Video in Theatre by: Greg Giesekam Table of Contents: Introduction: Contamination or Remediation? European Pioneers: Magic vs. Realism Polysceicness: Josef Svoboda and Laterna Magika Po...

In Performance: 13 Most Beautiful…Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests, featuring Dean & Britta (Pittsburgh, USA)

Thursday, November 8, 8PM Carnegie Lecture Hall Tickets: $20 general public/$15 students, members After a very successful worldwide tour, Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips return to the city from which the project commenced in 2008 for the 75th performance of 13 Most Beautiful…Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests in Pittsburgh. This performance will be held in the the Carnegie Lecture Hall, a short crosstown drive from the Warhol Museum. The project, which features a selection of Warhol’s four-minute silent film portraits with commissioned soundtracks by Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips (formerly of Luna and Galaxie 500), was jointly commissioned by The Warhol and The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. The concert, which features single-subject studies of Lou Reed, Nico, Denni...