The German Theatre Studies Association (Gesselschaft für Theaterwissenschaft) will hold its 16th Congress with the theme: “Theater als Kritik” (Theater as Critique) on 3-6 November 2016. This year’s conference is co-organized by the Department of Applied Theatre Studies at Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, the Institute of Theatre, Film, and Media Studies at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, and the Hessischen… Continue reading
The Global Theatre Histories Research Project holds its final conference entitled Translocating Theatre Histories on 19-21 August 2016. The event will conclude the project’s six-year run under the funding of the German Research Foundation (DFG), and will inaugurate the new Center for Global Theatre Histories in Munich. In the conference, I will be talking about… Continue reading
The International Federation of Theatre Research (IFTR) 2016 Annual Conference will be hosted by Stockholm University on 13-17 June 2016. This year’s theme will be “Presenting the Theatrical Past. Interplays of Artefacts, Discourses and Practices”. I am excited because it will be my first time in Sweden and I get to talk about some of the new materials… Continue reading
This advertisement shows that Lohengrin would have been the first Wagner opera performed in Manila in August 1895—almost half a century after the opera’s inaugural performance in Weimar. The Manila premiere production was staged by the visiting Compañia de Opera Italiana under the musical direction of Italian composer/conductor Maestro Ciro Cavalieri, together with the local Orquesta Molina under the baton of Filipino composer/conductor Maestro José Estrella.
Image: ©National Archive of the Philippines