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  • Like all these examples of metatheater, our current political circus turns on individual human wounds and lapses, magnified for the stage.

    Theater of Politics

  • "But I do think it's part of the early 21st century thing of using the metatheater kind of Pirandello effect of characters knowing that they're in a play that the author is writing," he said.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • It is elaborately layered metatheater and straightforward boy-meets-girl narrative.

    NYT > Home Page

  • (And forget "breaking the fourth wall" or metatheater; been there, done that, and music and film are all over that shit.)

    Portland Mercury

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  • Roleplaying, plays-within-plays, and a flexible sense of the limits of stage and illusion, to examine a highly theatricalized vision of identity. (Wikipedia)

    May 29, 2008