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Performing History: Theatrical Representations of the Past in Contemporary Theatre

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Research Award in Theatre Practice and Pedagogy from the Association for Theatre in Higher Education In his examination of the ways in which theatre participates in the ongoing representations of and debates about the past, Freddie Rokem concentrates on the ways in which theatre after World War II has presented different aspects of the French Revolution and the Holocaust, showing us that by "performing history" actors bring the historical past and the theatrical present together.

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Performing History: Theatrical Representations of the Past in Contemporary Theatre
2007, University of Iowa Press

ISBN-13: 9781587295881

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