Introduction: Show Business; 1. Industry; 2. Productivity; 3. Citizenship; 4. Security; 5. Confidence; Conclusion.
Explores theatre's relationship with the market economy since the 1990s, from the Third Way to the age of austerity.
Michael McKinnie is Professor of Theatre at Queen Mary University of London. He is the author of City Stages: Theatre and Urban Space in a Global City, which was awarded the Ann Saddlemyer Award by the Canadian Association for Theatre Research, and the editor of Space and the Geographies of Theatre. His research is interdisciplinary, focusing primarily on the intersection between theatre, political economy, and urban development.