This paper discusses the development of theater in Bengal and the political plays performed there. I Introduction India has a rich theatrical tradition, one that, according to legend, is divine in origin; the result of a “riot in heaven.” (Bharucha, p. 1). When the Silver Age of the world overtook the Golden Age, men grew [...]
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This paper discusses Euripides’ play, and the ways in which Dionysus’ actions can be considered theatrical. (4 pages; 1 source; MLA citation style) I Introduction Like most classic Greek tragedy, The Bacchae is relevant today, millennia after Euripides wrote it. Its relevance stems from its consideration of the consequences of blindly following a god, and [...]
This essay discusses the development of theater in India with reference to political and patriotic plays. I Introduction India has a rich theatrical tradition, one that, according to legend, is divine in origin. When the Silver Age of the world overtook the Golden Age, men grew addicted to sensual pleasures; they became greedy, angry and [...]
This paper considers the historical and cultural developments of a community, and what that means for the theater located within it. I Introduction How do we define a “community”? This is neither easy nor trivial, particularly if we want to find a way to draw that community together to become involved in a community-based theater. [...]