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Makeshift Chicago stages : a century of theater and performance / edited by Megan E. Geigner, Stuart J. Hecht, and Jasmine Jamillah Mahmoud.

Publication:
Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2021.
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1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations (black and white).
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Subjects:
Theater -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
Experimental theater -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
Theater and society -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
Contents:
Introduction: Chicago Theater as Makeshift Performance / Megan E. Geigner, Stuart J. Hecht, and Jasmine Jamillah Mahmoud
Part 1. Theater: Artistry Born of Ashes / Stuart J. Hecht
Entertaining People: The 1893 Columbian Exposition Midway Plaisance / Rosemarie K. Bank
From Marmalade to Gingerbread: The Columbian Exposition, Chicago's 57th Street Artist Colony, and the Theaters They Spawned / Stuart J. Hecht
All Passes
Art Alone Endures: Staging the New Drama at the Fine Arts Building / Shannon Epplett
Part 2. From Mainstream to Institutionalized / Megan E. Geigner
Pillars of the Community: Reversing the Flow between the Goodman and Immigrant Theater / Megan E. Geigner
Theatrical Geographies of Segregation: Spatial Displacement in Theodore Ward's Big White Fog / Aaron Krall
Lincoln Avenue and the Off-Loop Scene: Urban Renewal and the Early Years of the Chicago Storefront Movement / Cat Gleason
Object Permanence: ImprovOlympic and the Legitimacy of Improv in Chicago / Travis Stern
Part 3. Centering the Decentered, Itinerant, Civic, and Home / Jasmine Jamillah Mahmoud
Reclaiming Space: An Oral History of Teatro Vista / Laura A. Lodewyck
Temple-Swapping in the City: The Spatial Imaginary and Performances of Place-Making in the Work of Theaster Gates / LaRonika Marie Thomas
Staging Private Homes and the Transformations of Public Lives: The Chicago Home Theater Festival / Jasmine Jamillah Mahmoud in conversation with Irina Zadov, Laley Lippard, Aymar Jean Christian, and Meida McNeal
Epilogue: Chicago Theater amid Pandemics / Megan E. Geigner and Jasmine Jamillah Mahmoud.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Print version record.
Contributor:
Geigner, Megan E, editor.
Hecht, Stuart Joel, 1955- editor.
Mahmoud, Jasmine Jamillah, editor.
JSTOR (Online Service)
Other format:
Print version: Makeshift Chicago stages.
ISBN:
9780810143838
0810143836
9780810143814
081014381X
9780810143821
0810143828
Publisher Number:
40030640784
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.