One of the first internationally published overviews of theatrical activity across the Arab World. Includes 160, 000 words and over 125 photographs from 22 different Arab countries from Africa to the Middle East.Through the 1970s, following the governmenta#39;s lead, groups came into being only under the aus- pices of unions, government ministries and businesses. ... But independent groups simply stopped operating and state laws banned the establishment of new theatre companies. By 1991, war had paralysed the theatre in virtually all parts of the country. ... Among the most interesting of these is Lancrorlusal (Landcruiser), a short play about the shutdown of electricity in Mogadishu whichanbsp;...
|Title||:||The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre: The Arab world|
|Publisher||:||Taylor & Francis - 1999-01|