Theatre

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  • Estonian theatre - a venerable centenarian

    But let us take as our start the beginning of Estonian professional theatre: in August 1906. It was then that the Vanemuine Music and Theatre ...
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  • "Us" and "them" in Estonian theatre

    Let us consider what a brief space of time it is during which Estonian culture has enjoyed freedom from censorship: a decade in the newly ...
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  • Karl Menning's theatre — serving an apprenticeship

    It must be said that the "real" beginning in 1906 escaped the dictates of the Big Stranger relatively easily. However, the knowledge necessary for cultivating ...
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  • Voldemar Panso's theatre — the time of paradoxes

    While trying to understand the reasons underlying the events of the 1950s, local and international contexts should be considered. Foreign rule at the helm of ...
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  • New Theatre — the theatre of the Big Game

    The first wave of theatrical innovation comprised six productions that might be taken as a kind of cycle: "I Would Like to Sing a Song ...
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  • Fathers and sons of the new theatre

    "The new theatre" was characterised by metaphorical (instead of illusionistic) use of stage properties, and an emphasis on the plasticity, the physical qualities of the ...
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  • When will the new "new theatre" come?

    Why does this article focus on a previous era of "theatre innovation"? For the simple reason that the majority of today's outstanding practitioners have ...
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  • The historical time of Estonian theatre

    In the 1980s stage director Merle Karusoo stated: today all Estonian theatre practitioners are nicely lined up on the historical arena of Estonian theatre, by ...
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