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No Exit

Heim, Caroline L. & Heim, Christian (2011) No Exit. [Live Performance (Play)]

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Jean Paul Sartre’s 1944 play No Exit comes alive in this new English adaptation by academics and theatre practitioners Caroline Heim and Christian Heim. It is the most complete articulation of the ideals of Sartre’s existentialism.

No Exit is an absurdist play about three people who meet in hell. This new adaptation premiered at the World Psychotherapy Congress in Darling Harbour, Sydney in August 2011. The production integrated and extended Sartre's concepts of "The Gaze", "Love and Sadism" and "Nothingness." Post-performance discussions were held after the performances to explore the discourses of the play.

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ID Code: 47989
Item Type: Creative Work (Live Performance (Play))
Funders: RANZCP, The Cannan Institute
Material: Performance
Measurements or Duration: 1.15 hrs
Locations/Venues:
Location: From date: To date:
Sydney Convention Centre 2011-08
Keywords: No Exit, Existential, Jean Paul Sartre, Post-performance Discussions, The Gaze
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Drama Theatre and Performance Studies (190404)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES (220000) > PHILOSOPHY (220300)
Divisions: Current > Schools > Drama
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: (C) 2011 Please consult the creators(s).
Deposited On: 10 Jan 2012 13:41
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2012 13:44

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