Modern theatre

Modern theatre

This chapter on Modern theatre relates many different styles of theatre, including realism, naturalism, symbolism, expressionism, theatre of cruelty

This chapter on Modern theatre relates many different styles of theatre, including realism, naturalism, symbolism, expressionism, theatre of cruelty and theatre of the absurd, to mention a few.  

What “ism” do you relate to most (i.e. like)?  Why?  At what point in history did this ism come around?  What was going on in the world at this time?  Is there a connection between the events of the time and the creation of this particular genre? (You don’t have to have seen a play or film in this particular genre, just respond to the descriptions in the text.)

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