By Claire Warden

Exploring the stories of early to mid-twentieth century British theatre-makers in Russia, this ebook imagines how those visitors interpreted  Russian realism, symbolism, constructivism, agitprop, pageantry, dance or cinema.

With a few looking for an alternative choice to the company West finish, a few for experimental innovations  and others nonetheless for ways that may politically encourage their audiences, did those trips make any changes to their perform? and the way did fairly Russian options impact British theatre history?

Migrating Modernist Performance seeks to reply to those questions, reimagining the stories and artistic output of a number of, usually under-researched, practitioners. What emerges is a dynamic selection of performances that bridge geographical, aesthetic, chronological and political divides.

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