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Paratheatre: Plays Without Stages

7 August 2014 3:28 AM, PDT | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

The following article accompanies the audiovisual essay Paratheatre - Plays Without Stages (From I to IV) by Adrian Martin and Cristina Álvarez López and commissioned by Chris Luscri for the 2014 Melbourne International Film Festival premiere of Jacques Rivette's 1971 magnum opus Out 1 - Noli me tangere.

In Jacques Rivette’s monumental Out 1 (1971), we see two theatrical works perpetually in progress — until, due to the force of many factors both internal and external, both projects collapse. Yet what we witness are not, in any conventional or normative sense, rehearsals. They are more like what Jerzy Grotwoski called paratheatre: playing without a stage, without an audience ever in mind or in attendance, playing for the sake of playing itself, for the process of working it out and working it through.

Every critical commentary on Out 1 (and its double, Out 1: Spectre from 1974) refers to the prominent place in it of theatre — a prominent place it enjoys, »

- Cristina Álvarez López & Adrian Martin

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Casting news for Atlantis series 2

4 April 2014 12:25 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

News Louisa Mellor 4 Apr 2014 - 06:55

Amy Manson and Vincent Regan will respectively play Medea and Dion in Atlantis series 2...

Now filming is series 2 of BBC Saturday night adventure series, Atlantis, due a return to our screens this autumn.

With new episodes come new legends and new characters to enact them. One of those new characters has been confirmed by the BBC as Medea, the woman who - according to Euripides at least - murdered her children as revenge for being left by her husband. We're not sure that the family-friendly Atlantis will tackle that part of her story...

Playing Medea is Amy Manson (below, Being HumanOutcasts), whom you may remember as the actress who reportedly made it to the final stages of The CW's Wonder Woman casting before the project was killed.

Joining Manson will be 300's Vincent Regan (below) in the role of Dion, whose precognitive daughters »

- louisamellor

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