Theatre Critics

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By 2017-09-17

A documentary film and the discussion will take place on September 26 under the series "Theatre Critics" (Deutsches Theater der Gegenwart), contemporary German Theatre organised by the Colombo Theatre Forum.

German contemporary theater
The historical development of the German theatre landscape is in keeping with a theatre criticism shaped by literature. Are theatre critics as Lessing believed, representatives of the audience? Do they conduct themselves as self-appointed cultural politicians or as trend oriented chroniclers of subsidized theatre events? And who criticizes the critics? In a dialogue between authors, theatre professionals and critics, presented through film clips, a self-critical and humorous portrait of German theatre criticism emerges.

Colombo Theatre Forum
Colombo Theatre Forum is a space created for those who are seeking new dimensions in Sri Lankan theatre. Scholars, Directors, Script writers, Actors and Actresses, Critics, Lighting Directors, Back stage creators, Stage managers, students and spectators can join this forum in order to widen their horizons in the field of theatre.

Colombo Theatre forum organised by Inter Act Art theatre and Goethe - Institute Sri Lanka was re-commenced last July with the Participation of many young theatre lovers and foreign delegates. The forum will be held every last Tuesday of the month at the Goethe Institute Hall from 5.00 pm onwards.

Curators of the Forum are M. Safeer and Waruna Alahakoon. Next forums will be in September on Theatre dramaturgy and October on Stage Light and November on German children and youth theatre 2.

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