Download PDF by Adam Alston: Beyond Immersive Theatre: Aesthetics, Politics and

By Adam Alston

Immersive theatre at present enjoys ubiquity, acceptance and popularity in theatre journalism and scholarship. although, the politics of immersive theatre aesthetics nonetheless lacks a considerable critique. Does immersive theatre version a specific form of politics, or a selected form of viewers? What’s excited by the creation and intake of immersive theatre aesthetics? Is a effective viewers regularly an empowered viewers? And do the phrases of an audience’s empowerment face up to political scrutiny?  
Beyond Immersive Theatre contextualises those questions through tracing the evolution of neoliberal politics and the event economic system during the last 4 a long time. via precise severe analyses of labor via Ray Lee, Lundahl & Seitl, Punchdrunk, shunt, Theatre Delicatessen and part lower, Adam Alston argues that there's a tacit politics to immersive theatre aesthetics – a tacit politics that's illuminated via neoliberalism, and that's ripe to be challenged by way of the evolution and diversification of immersive theatre.

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