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British Asian theatre

Dominic Hingorani

British Asian theatre

dramaturgy, process and performance

by Dominic Hingorani

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tamasha (Theatre company),
  • Tara Arts Group,
  • English drama,
  • History and criticism,
  • South Asian Theater,
  • South Asian authors,
  • Kali Theatre Company,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-214) and index.

    StatementDominic Hingorani
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2593.13.S68 H56 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 218 p. :
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24914205M
    ISBN 109780230211391, 9780230211384
    LC Control Number2010032627

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Black and Asian Theatre in Britain is an enlightening and immensely readable resource and represents a major new study of theatre history and British history as a whole. Reviews "It is one of the great strengths and, importantly, pleasures of this book, that it moves well beyond a mere chronicling of activities and individuals into a sensitive description of battles fought and prejudices encountered.".

This paperback edition contains more distilled information on the theatrical arts of Asia-Oceania than any other single volume yet published. A broad-ranging pan-Asian essay lucidly explores the basic themes of ritual, dance, puppetry, masks, training, performance, while national entries provide the historical development of theatre in 20 fixdemocracynow.com by: Nov 28,  · Staging British South Asian Culture: Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre looks afresh at the popularity of forms and aesthetics from Bollywood films and bhangra music and dance on the British stage.

From Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Bombay Dreams to the finals of Britain’s Got Talent, Jerri Daboo reconsiders the centrality of Bollywood and bhangra to theatre made for or about British Author: Jerri Daboo.

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the Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre was the perfect sellection and the family was well pleased/5(8). Indian theatre is often considered the oldest in Asia, having developed its dance and drama by the 8th century bc.

According to Hindu holy books, the gods fought the demons before the world was created, and the god Brahmā asked the gods to reenact the battle among themselves for their own entertainment. Rifco Theatre Company is one of the UK's most successful touring companies.

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We present groundbreaking new theatre by female writers of South Asian descent. For over 25 years we’ve won rave reviews, sell-out performances and inspired audiences across the UK.

Our contemporary, thought-provoking plays reflect and comment on our lives today. Kali is an Arts Council funded National Portfolio Organisation. An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance chronicles the history and development of theatre from the Roman era to the present day.

As the most public of arts, theatre constantly interacts with changing social, political and intellectual movements and ideas, and Robert Leach’s. Asian Theatre Journal is dedicated to the performing arts of Asia, focusing upon both traditional and modern theatrical forms.

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British Asians (also referred to as South Asians in the United Kingdom, Asian British people or Asian Britons) are persons of South Asian descent who reside in the United Kingdom. In British English usage, the term Asian usually refers to people who trace their ancestry to South Asia, the Indian subcontinent in particular (former British Raj and Ceylon); i.e.

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