After '89: Polish Theatre and the Political (Theatre Theory by Bryce Lease

By Bryce Lease

After '89 takes as its topic the dynamic new variety of functionality practices which have been constructed because the death of communism within the flourishing theatrical panorama of Poland. After 1989, the theatre has retained its old position because the an important area for debating and interrogating cultural and political identities. supplying entry to scholarship and feedback now not conveniently obtainable to an English-speaking readership, this examine surveys the rebirth of the theatre as a domain of public intervention and social feedback because the institution of democracy and the proliferation of theatre makers that experience flaunted cultural commonplaces and begged new questions of Polish tradition. hire argues that the main major swap in functionality perform after 1989 has been from competition to the kingdom to a extra pluralistic perform that engages with marginalised identities purposefully passed over of the rhetoric of freedom and independence.

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