Performance and the Global City

  • D. J. Hopkins
  • Kim Solga

Part of the Performance Interventions book series (PIPI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction: Borders, Performance, and the Global Urban Condition

  3. Mobilities and (In)Civilities: The Global Urban Borderlands

  4. Transacting Bodies/Embodied Currencies: Subjects and Cities

  5. Citizen Stages: Acts of Dissent in the Global City

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Silvija Jestrovic
      Pages 202-222
    3. Nesreen Hussein
      Pages 223-244
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 267-277

About this book


Winner of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education Excellence in Editing Award 2016 

Following the ground-breaking Performance and the City, this new volume explores what it means to create and experience urban performance – as both an aesthetic and a political practice – in the burgeoning world where cities are built by globalization and neoliberal capital.


Urban performance Global cities Globalization Neoliberalism capital drama globalization migration Nation stage theatre Transnational urban renewal

Editors and affiliations

  • D. J. Hopkins
    • 1
  • Kim Solga
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.San Diego State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.School of English and DramaQueen Mary University of LondonUK
  3. 3.Western UniversityCanada

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