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The Risk Theatre Model of Tragedy: Gambling, Drama, and the Unexpected

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WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT IT, BIRNAM WOOD COMES TO DUNSINANE HILL

The Risk Theatre Model of Tragedy presents a profoundly original theory of drama that speaks to modern audiences living in an increasingly volatile world driven by artificial intelligence, gene editing, globalization, and mutual assured destruction ideologies. Tragedy, according to risk theatre, puts us face to f
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Paperback, 378 pages
Published February 4th 2019 by FriesenPress
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    “WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT IT, BIRNAM WOOD COMES TO DUNSINANE HILL”

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    I had to re-read the "The Risk Theatre Model of Tragedy" by Edwin Wong. It was too good. It is a delight to recreate the possible scenarios exposed by the author in a very original thematic treatment of theater that invites further discussion and analysis. It is also a compendium of high academic and cogent discourse, a complete high level 'theory' on how to model and perform stage plays. He couples it with almost a 'how-to' reference guide on how to produce compelling theater by presenting the ...more
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    In 2018, Edwin Wong founded the Risk Theatre Modern Tragedy Playwright Competition with Langham Court Theatre--one of the oldest and most respected theatres in Canada--to challenge conventional Aristotelian, Hegelian, and Nietzschean theories of tragedy. Visit https://risktheatre.com/ for details.

    The centrepiece of the competition is Wong's book The Risk Theatre Model of Tragedy: Gambling, Drama,
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    “When the world is ablaze, risk's enticements more than compensate for its blandishments.” 1 likes
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