Focus & Scope

Theatre Research in Canada/Recherches théâtrales au Canada is Canada’s only peer-reviewed journal with an explicit focus on Canadian and québécois theatre in both official languages. As such, it provides a necessary forum for the dissemination of scholarly research that uses the full range of critical approaches applied to the study of theatre as a multidisciplinary art, in the context of the cultures of Canada and Quebec.

Current Issue

37.1: General Issue
The articles in this general issue explore a dynamic range of topics, from detailed analyses of the work of Marie Clements, La La La Human Steps, Joey Tremblay, and Marc Prescott, to rich investigations of CBC’s Afghanada, stagings of age in a Vancouver production of King Lear, and the history of francophone performance in Edmonton.
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Upcoming Issue

37.2: Disability & Performance
This theme issue likewise recognizes Deaf and disability performance as longstanding and dynamic fields of arts innovation and practice in Canada.  Articles chart recent inclusion initiatives in Canadian professional theatres, disability performance in the context of Toronto’s 2015 ParaPan Am Games and Panamania, as well as Canadian contexts and responses to the internationally controversial work Disabled Theater by Zurich’s Theater HORA and Jérôme Bel.

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About Us

About Us

Focus & Scope
Theatre Research in Canada/Recherches théâtrales au Canada is Canada’s only peer-reviewed journal with an explicit focus on Canadian and québécois theatre in both official languages. As such, it provides a necessary forum for the dissemination of scholarly research that uses the full range of critical approaches applied to the study of theatre as a multidisciplinary art, in the context of the cultures of Canada and Quebec.
Read More »