African Theatre in Development

African Theatre in Development

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by Martin Banham, James J. Gibbs

This volume features the play Babalawo, Mystery-Master by Agbo Sikuade.See more details below


This volume features the play Babalawo, Mystery-Master by Agbo Sikuade.

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Indiana University Press
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New Edition
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5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Martin Banham is Emeritus Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies in the University of Leeds and editor of The Cambridge Guide to Theatre (1988) and co-editor of The Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre (1984).

James Gibbs teaches at the University of the West of England (Bristol) and has a particular interest in Ghanaian, Nigerian, and Malawian drama.

Femi Osofisan, playwright, teaches in the Department of Theatre Arts, University of Ibadan.

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Table of Contents

Strategies in Staging: Theatre Technique in the Plays of Zakes Mda - Carolyn Duggan

Propaganda and Mass Education: Alec Dickson and Drama for Development in the Gold Coast - James Gibbs

Theatre in Development in Mauritius: From a Theatre of Protest to a Theatre of Cultural Miscegenation - Roshni Mooneeram

Telling the Lion’s Tale: Making Theatre in Eritrea - Ali Campbell, Christine Matzke, Gerri Morriarty, Renny O’Shea, Jane Plastow and Students of the Tigre/Bilen Theatre Training Course

Alemseged Tesfai: A Playwright in Service to Eritrean Liberation - Jane Plastow

Performance Studio Workshop: Igboelerin East -Chuck Mike and Members of the PSW

Art as Tool, Weapon or Shield?: Arts for Development Seminar, Harare - David Kerr

Arts and Development II: Furthering the Agenda, Ibadan - Jumai Ewu

Fifteen Years Between: Benue and Katsina Workshops, Nigeria - Frances Harding

Practice and Policy in Theatre and Development: London Seminar, a Personal Response - Jan Cohen-Cruz

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Play Script: Babalawo, Mystery-Master - Agbo Sikuade

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