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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community Theatre

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 218 words.

form of play-making which involves a mainly non-theatrical community in the production of a script usually based on a subject

community theatre

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 234 words.

A term with various meanings depending on nation and period. It has many functions—it can enable communities collectively to share

community theatre

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Form of play-making which involves a mainly non-theatrical community in the production of a script usually based on a subject of local interest. It first appeared in England in the ...

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Community Arts Service

David Carnegie.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 112 words.

From 1947 to 1962 CAS toured professional low-budget theatre (and small-scale opera and ballet) to rural communities throughout the

Community Arts Service

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

From 1947 to 1962 CAS toured professional low-budget theatre (and small-scale opera and ballet) to rural communities throughout the upper North Island of New Zealand. Modelled on the...

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Zimbabwe Association of Community Theatre

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Established in 1986, ZACT is one of the two major official theatre bodies in Zimbabwe, together with the National Theatre Organization. ZACT's objectives are to promote community theatre...

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community theatre

Charles London and Steve Gooch.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 1204 words.

Lying outside, and usually in opposition to, mainstream theatre, it responds to the concerns and serves the needs of the

community theatre

Anthony Jackson.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 458 words.

A term much in vogue in the 1970s and 1980s, although the forms of theatre it refers to continue to

Scottish Community Drama Association

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 7 words.

community theatre, USA

Mark Fearnow.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 354 words.

Amateurs gathered to present plays and musical shows as early as the colonial era; such groups began to flourish in

Zimbabwe Association of Community Theatre

Martin Rohmer.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 93 words.

Established in 1986, ZACT is one of the two major official theatre bodies in Zimbabwe, together with the National

Theatre and drama

in Theatre

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theatre. 6105 words.

‘Theatre and drama’ considers the source and status of the material performed on stage, whether it originates as a written text or not. Improvisation is seen in many cultures and is...

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Milwaukee Repertory Theater

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 143 words.

Milwaukee, Wis., founded in 1954 as the Fred Miller Theater, was originally a community theatre using local actors supplemented by

Jewish Drama

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 687 words.

Unlike other dramas, that of the Jewish communities had originally no territorial limits. Its boundaries were linguistic, comprising Hebrew, the

Laffan, Kevin (24 May 1922)

Tony Howard.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 63 words.

(b. Reading, 24 May 1922)

Playwright. Laffan's comedies often sketch tensions within small communities: from drop-out culture

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o (5 Jan. 1938)

Kole Omotoso.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 120 words.

(b. Kamiriithu, Kenya, 5 Jan. 1938)

Novelist and playwright. Working through the Kamiriithu Community Education and Cultural

pageant

Mick Wallis.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 1154 words.

A spectacular, episodic drama, usually to celebrate or construct the history of a place or community; nearly always an ‘occasional’

Hwang, David (11 Aug. 1957)

Charles London.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 158 words.

(b. Los Angeles, 11 Aug. 1957)

Playwright. Having grown up in a Chinese American community, Hwang uses

theatre for development

Clive Barker.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 2074 words.

New forms and uses of drama associated primarily with postcolonial rural communities coping with problems of change. Through its widespread

theatre for old people

Clive Barker.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 110 words.

Form of community theatre which is directly addressed to the institutionalized aged. Although there is a clear justification for the