Introduction.- 1.Theatre in a Box: Affect and Narcissism in Ray Lee's Cold Storage.- 2.Theatre in the Dark: Spectatorship and Risk in Lundahl & Seitl's Pitch-black Theatre.- 3.Theatre through the Fireplace: Punchdrunk and the Neoliberal Ethos.- 4.Frustrating Theatre: Shunt in the Experience Economy.- 5.Theatre in the Marketplace: Immaterial Production in Theatre Delicatessen's Theatre Souks.- Conclusion.
About the Author
Adam Alston is Lecturer in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Surrey, UK. His research explores immersive theatre, theatre in the dark, and a range of themes in contemporary theatre including secrecy, labour and error. He is a contributing editor to Contemporary Theatre Review's Interventions and a Creative Associate with Curious Directive.