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Theatre Matters: Performance and Culture on the World Stage Richard Boon

Theatre Matters: Performance and Culture on the World Stage

Richard Boon

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ISBN : 9780521634434
Paperback
228 pages
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 About the Book 

Theatre, in a variety of forms and contexts, can make, and indeed has made, positive political and social interventions in a range of developing cultures across the world. In this book a distinguished team of theatre historians and dramatists,MoreTheatre, in a variety of forms and contexts, can make, and indeed has made, positive political and social interventions in a range of developing cultures across the world. In this book a distinguished team of theatre historians and dramatists, explore how theatre has a dynamic and often difficult relationship with societies and states, arguing positively that theatrical activity can make a difference.The collection begins with a foreword by Wole Soyinka and, through the volume, specially chosen plays, projects and movements are examined in countries such as Brazil and Argentina, Nigeria, Eritrea and South Africa, and India and the Caribbean countries.