Lightwork is now available!
Friday, June 17, 2022

Lightwork is now available!

This volume brings together performance texts from nine productions by the experimental theatre company Lightwork and one playtext from Lightwork’s precursor company, Academy Productions, presented between 1997 and 2011.

Lightwork specialized in collaboratively created and multimedia performance. The company also experimented with several performance forms that emerged at the turn of the twenty-first century. Because of this, the texts cover a range of forms and formats – scripted plays, multimedia adaptations of classical myths, site-specific experiments and the use of verbatim witness testimony. The twelve year span covered by this work reflects a period in British performance practice when the interrelation of page and stage, process and production, text and ‘non-text’, were being radically rethought.


Part of Intellect's Playtext series