Theatre, Music and Performance

A research area within The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

Theatre, Music and Performance research group

Theatre, Music and Performance research

Our research

Research in the area of theatre, music and performance is undertaken by a number of scholars across the cultures represented in the School.

Work on drama includes studies of Chinese theatre and the Beijing opera; north African theatre; the sociology of Arabic translations of Shakespeare’s tragedies; contemporary Austrian drama, and the stage and screenplays of Peter Turrini; Golden Age drama in contemporary Spain; Greek and Roman tragedy and comedy, in antiquity and its modern reception; the theory of audiovisual and theatre translation, and the reception of subtitled performances. Our work on music includes studies in Spanish popular music and its role in multiculturalism.

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Our research is often collaborative and has an international impact. Explore the outcomes of our past and present research projects associated with Theatre, Music and Performance .

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