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Noun: theatre studies
  1. The study of theatrical performance in relation to its literary, physical, psycho-biological, sociological, and historical contexts.
    "Its wide citation in a range of scholarly contexts, in the UK, Australasia and North America and in geography, urban and theatre studies, suggests its reception as a contribution to research in theatre and urban cultures.";
    - theatrology

Type of: arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts

Encyclopedia: Theatre studies