Theatre

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“I want to burn with the spirit of the times. I want all servants of the stage to recognize their lofty destiny. I am...

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Bertolt Brecht one of the most prominent figures in the 20th-century theatre, was poet, playwright, and theatrical reformer. He was concerned with encouraging audiences...

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Imagine staging a nine-hour production based on an ancient Hindu poem combining strains of the War of the Roses and Gotterdammerung into the cosmic...

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Most of theater history belongs to actors and playwrights, but in the 20th century the stage became largely the domain of the director. Visionary...

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"No one survives life." Will we ever know??? Sarah Kane an English playwright, controversial and disturbing, and her plays deal with themes of redemptive love, sexual...

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Katalin Ladik is charismatic, provocative poet, performance artist and actress. She was born in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia 1942, but she has lived and worked...

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Tadeusz Kantor was a man of vivacious contradictions both politically and in his work, an artist who dramatized as well as provoked. His process-based...

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“Tragedy on the stage is no longer enough for me, I shall bring it into my own life.” Theatre should be a unsaved area, not...

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A play begins its life in the mind of its creator and ends it in the minds and memories of those who have seen...

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The twentieth century was particularly violent and the theatre reflected and responded to its tensions with a dramaturgical violence and abandon that brought the...

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Music has been a central feature of theatre for more than 2000 years. It can be argued that musical theatre is, in fact, the...

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One of theatre's greatest periods continues today. The modern period and its drama were shaped by world-changing forces, such as industrial-technological revolution, democratic revolutions,...

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II.The East (part 2) The rise of the Theatre of the Absurd in the East is connected with the period of relative relaxation of the...

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Since a theatrical event takes place in real time, theatre exists in the present moment. But through its revivals, adaptations, parodies, continued traditions, and...