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By postdramatic I refer here to Hans-Thies Lehmann’s analysis in Postdramatic Theatre, in which the following features of performance are characteristic of the postdramatic: absence of illusion, addressing audience directly, detachment from closed (Aristotelian) drama towards open communication, real-timeness, stage as site of performance, absence of characters (as there is no symbolic world to represent), corporeality, heightened physical presence, shared time (as opposed to killing or denying time), detachment from aesthetic sphere (i.e. an artistic ideal that cherishes integrity of form and excludes the outer world), detachment from traditional forms of drama (which are already part of our perception mechanisms). (Lehmann 2006EN)