African theatre entries

Okagbue, Osita. 2006. African theatre entries. In: , ed. Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre. Continuum. ISBN 978-1847140012 [Book Section]

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International in scope, this book is designed to be the pre-eminent reference work on the English-speaking theatre in the twentieth century. Arranged alphabetically, it consists of some 2500 entries written by 280 contributors from 20 countries which include not only top-level experts, but, uniquely, leading professionals from the world of theatre. A fascinating resource for anyone interested in theatre, it includes:
- Overviews of major concepts, topics and issues;
- Surveys of theatre institutions, countries, and genres;
- Biographical entries on key performers, playwrights, directors, designers, choreographers and composers;
- Articles by leading professionals on crafts, skills and disciplines including acting, design, directing, lighting, sound and voice.

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Theatre and Performance (TAP)



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25 Jan 2016 11:59

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03 Jul 2017 11:32


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