An open-access journal that puts theory itself onstage.
As an extension of the book Imagined Theatres: writing for a theoretical stage, this site collects hypothetical performances written by an ever-growing array of theorists and artists of the contemporary stage. These dramatic fragments, prose poems, and microfictions describe imaginary events to explore what might be possible and impossible in the theatre.
Imaginedtheatres.com is an open-access online journal, inspired by the book of the same name published by Routledge in 2017. Under the stewardship of a guest editor or team of editors, each issue focuses on a geographic area overlooked by the initial collection, beginning with South Africa and then Australia. Later issues will move into translation and will incorporate other themes. The site also will contain an archive of select user-submitted work, peer-reviewed by an editorial board.