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...A young divorcee named Keiko moves from Hiroshima to America to start a new life with her ambitious husband. But when he takes a mistress and leaves her, Keiko takes drastic and irreversible actions to preserve her dignity and that of her...
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...Age recommendation: 12+ This archive recording was captured in the Lyttelton Theatre on 17th March, 2015. 1659. Mughal, India. Two brothers, Dara and Aurangzeb, are both heirs to the Muslim empire. Dara, the crown prince, has the love...

Xu Wei’s A Record of Southern Drama: The idea of a theatre at the turn of seventeenth-century China

1616: Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu’s China

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

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...Introduction Xu Wei 徐渭 (1521–93) was not the first to write about theatre: before him, others had written about the life of actors, the playwrights and their works, about music and prosody, singing...

Conclusion—Puppet Exchanges and Regional Identity in George Town

Jennifer Goodlander

Jennifer Goodlander is an Associate Professor at Indiana University, USA—teaching in theatre and comparative literature and is Director of the Southeast Asian and ASEAN Studies Program. Her book, Women in the Shadows: Gender, Puppets, and the Power of Tradition in Bali was published in 2016. She has published numerous articles and book chapters on the relationship of tradition to modernity within Southeast Asian Societies. She also performs Balinese shadow puppetry in the US and internationally. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Puppets and Cities : Articulating Identities in Southeast Asia

Methuen Drama, 2019

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...Outside the Municipal Town Hall Building in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, stood a circle of about 140 sculpted bear statues (Figure 8.1). Each measured about six feet in height, and their arms were stretched up into the air as if holding...

The Irony and Rhetoric of the Global Millennium

Esther Kim Lee

Esther Kim Lee is Associate Professor and Associate Director of Theatre in the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Theatre of David Henry Hwang

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...With his background in music, David Henry Hwang sought opportunities to work in opera and musical theatre throughout the 1990s. He had worked with Philip Glass on a few occasions, but he also had his eye on large-scale Broadway musicals...

The Struggle of the Naga Tribe  

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W.S. Rendra

~playauthor~Written by~ W.S. Rendra

Methuen Drama, 2014

Bloomsbury Publishing

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Scenes: 16, Roles: Total (21), Female (3), Male (18), Unassigned (0)

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...Depicts the fighting spirit of indigenous people in postcolonial Indonesia against a corrupt government under the influence of multinational compaires and international powers.  ...

Between Radical Adaptation and Strategic Adaptability: Ki Catur ‘Benyek’ Kuncoro in Conversation with Miguel Escobar

Theatre and Adaptation: Return, Rewrite, Repeat

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...This interview was conducted in Indonesian, rather than Javanese, upon the artist’s request, and was translated into English by the author. Indonesian naming practices vary greatly, but many Javanese people do not have a family name. Second...

‘May I subscribe a name?’: Terms of collaboration in 1616

1616: Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu’s China

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

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...If the redating by Martin Butler and the team behind the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson is to be believed, then the theatrical season of 1616 began with the dancing of Ben Jonson’s masque The Golden Age Restored...
...The typical Ming literatus wrote dramas either before the onset of his career as a scholar-official or when he was nearing retirement or after voluntary or involuntary withdrawal either from the realm of examination preparations...

Stratford-upon-Avon: 1616

Paul Edmondson

Paul Edmondson is Head of Research and Knowledge for The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and a priest in The Church of England. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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1616: Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu’s China

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

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...Monday 25 April 1616 was a significant moment in the life and future of Stratford-upon-Avon. The playwright and poet, Master William Shakespeare, Gentleman, who had died two days earlier, aged 52, was buried in the chancel of Holy Trinity...