Chapter 10. Interpretive Grasp of Theatrical Performances

  1. James R. Hamilton

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690871.ch10

The Art of Theater

The Art of Theater

How to Cite

Hamilton, J. R. (2007) Interpretive Grasp of Theatrical Performances, in The Art of Theater, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690871.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 4 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405113533

Online ISBN: 9780470690871



  • interpretation;
  • theatrical performances;
  • performers;
  • thiago;
  • philosophers


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Success Conditions for Interpreting what is Performed and Interpreting how it is Performed

  • Eschewing Theories of “Work Meaning”

  • Interpretation and Significance

  • Interpreting Performers