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The Routledge Handbook of Asian Theatre is an advanced level reference guide which surveys the rich and diverse traditions of classical and contemporary performing arts in Asia. An international team of contributors provide authoritative overviews of dance, musicals, gender, puppetry, make up and costume, gender, colonialism, Shakespeare, modernity and more in East, Southeast and South Asia
The volume is divided into four sections covering:
- Classical Performance in Asia
- Aspects of Total Theatres
- Asian Theatre and Modernity
- Postwar, Postcolonial, and Contemporary Asian Theatre
Offering a cutting edge overview of Asian theatre and performance, the Handbook is an invaluable resource for academics, researchers and students studying this ever-evolving field.