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English actors in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth at the time of Ladislaus IV. (2023)
Book Chapter
Katritzky, M. A., & Drábek, P. (2023). English actors in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth at the time of Ladislaus IV. In J. Żukowski (Ed.), Triumphant harmony. Władysław IV Theatre (286-313). Warsaw: Arx Regia Publishing

This chapter considers the English players in the light of a radical re-evaluation of previously under-researched visual sources, before focusing on three Habsburg “theatre letters” of 1608, 1617 and 1628 valuably supplementing the sparse documentary... Read More about English actors in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth at the time of Ladislaus IV..

Aktorzy angielscy w Rzeczypospolitej w 1. połowie XVII w. (2023)
Book Chapter
Katritzky, M. A., & Drabek, P. (2023). Aktorzy angielscy w Rzeczypospolitej w 1. połowie XVII w. In J. Żukowski (Ed.), Triumfalna harmonia. Teatr Władysława IV (287-315). Warsaw, Poland: Zamek Królewski w Warszawie - Muzeum

This book chapter analyses new visual documentary evidence of English travelling actors in seventeenth-century Poland with a special view to the theatrical culture of Ladislaus IV's (1595-1648) royal court. The centre piece of the chapter is analyse... Read More about Aktorzy angielscy w Rzeczypospolitej w 1. połowie XVII w..

Transnationality: Intercultural Dialogues, Encounters and the Theatres of Curiosity (2023)
Book Chapter
Drábek, P. (2023). Transnationality: Intercultural Dialogues, Encounters and the Theatres of Curiosity. In Y. Meerzon, & S. E. Wilmer (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook on Theatre and Migration (639–650). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-20196-7_51

This chapter reflects on the long history of cultural dialogues in theatre, summed up in the concept of transnationality. Drawing on a range of dramaturgies, it argues for a historiographic approach that foregrounds the transnational and intercultura... Read More about Transnationality: Intercultural Dialogues, Encounters and the Theatres of Curiosity.

Performative Models and Physical Fictions (2023)
Journal Article
Drábek, P. (2023). Performative Models and Physical Fictions. Litteraria Pragensia : Studies in Literature and Culture, 32(64), 8-36

Arcadian Theatre is a concept for performance practice that uses fictional scenarios to engage participants in autotelic play that facilitates intercultural (inter-epistemological) dialogue. In so doing, the performance models of Arcadian Theatre ena... Read More about Performative Models and Physical Fictions.

Theatre Translation Through Collaboration : Dramaturgical Approaches to the Translation of Two Czech Plays in Dramatic Space (2022)
Thesis
Daníčková, E. (2022). Theatre Translation Through Collaboration : Dramaturgical Approaches to the Translation of Two Czech Plays in Dramatic Space. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4200851

This thesis is an investigation of rehearsal-based, collaborative approaches to theatre translation of two Czech plays, translated into English and staged in the UK. The two Practice as Research projects involved theatre translations of the plays Pok... Read More about Theatre Translation Through Collaboration : Dramaturgical Approaches to the Translation of Two Czech Plays in Dramatic Space.

Looking at Meyerhold's Unseen Theatre (2022)
Book Chapter
Skinner, A. (2022). Looking at Meyerhold's Unseen Theatre. In J. Pitches, & S. Aquilina (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Vsevolod Meyerhold (80-98). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003110804-8

This essay addresses the importance of visual spectatorship in Meyerhold’s theatre. By identifying and exploring the ‘modes of looking’ suggested by production examples from the late 1920s and 1930s, it considers the relationship between how scenogra... Read More about Looking at Meyerhold's Unseen Theatre.

Lukas Erne and Kareen Seidler, eds. Early Modern German Shakespeare: Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet: Der Bestrafte Brudermord and Romio und Julieta in Translation. The Arden Shakespeare. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. Pp. 366. (2022)
Journal Article
Drábek, P. (2022). Lukas Erne and Kareen Seidler, eds. Early Modern German Shakespeare: Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet: Der Bestrafte Brudermord and Romio und Julieta in Translation. The Arden Shakespeare. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. Pp. 366. Early theatre, 25(1), 175-183. https://doi.org/10.12745/et.25.1.5170

A book review of Lukas Erne and Kareen Seidler's translation and edition of two early modern German plays, Der Bestrafte Brudermord and Romio und Julieta, adapted from Shakespeare's Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet. The review contextualises the two plays... Read More about Lukas Erne and Kareen Seidler, eds. Early Modern German Shakespeare: Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet: Der Bestrafte Brudermord and Romio und Julieta in Translation. The Arden Shakespeare. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. Pp. 366..

Dramaturgy of the Shakespearean Libretto (2022)
Book Chapter
Drábek, P. (2022). Dramaturgy of the Shakespearean Libretto. In C. R. Wilson, & M. Cooke (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Music (761-804). Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190945145.013.27

From the late seventeenth century (Purcell’s The Fairy-Queen, 1692), Shakespeare’s plays have entered the realm of music theatre and opera, inspiring both composers and their librettists. Operas on Shakespearean themes have played a seminal role in t... Read More about Dramaturgy of the Shakespearean Libretto.

German Shakespeare and the Political Stage (2021)
Journal Article
Drábek, P. (in press). German Shakespeare and the Political Stage. Theatralia, 24(2), 263-266. https://doi.org/10.5817/TY2021-2-12

A book review of two volumes by Peter W. Marx: Peter W. Marx. Hamlets Reise nach Deutschland: Eine Kulturgeschichte. Berlin: Alexander Verlag Berlin, 2018. 435 pp. ISBN 978-3-89581-480-7. Peter W. Marx. Macht|Spiele: Politisches Theater seit 1919.... Read More about German Shakespeare and the Political Stage.

Book review: Lucy Munro, Shakespeare in the Theatre: The King’s Men. The Arden Shakespeare. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. xxvi, 239 S. (2021)
Journal Article
Drábek, P. (in press). Book review: Lucy Munro, Shakespeare in the Theatre: The King’s Men. The Arden Shakespeare. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. xxvi, 239 S. Shakespeare Jahrbuch,

A book review of Lucy Munro, Shakespeare in the Theatre: The King’s Men. The Arden Shakespeare. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. xxvi, 239 pp.