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Hiding Behind The Mask: Jesters, Jokers, and Clowns


Rosemary George Lectures (New York, USA)

A lecture about the hidden meaning behind characters from ancient Greek theatre, commedia dell’arte, film, television and slapstick. From Greek Tragedy and Satyr to Japanese Noh Theatre and Chinese Opera, the world of theatre has discovered a way to hide the realities and truths from themselves and the world around them. Join New York Professor Rosemary George, along with a distinguished panel of directors, producers and poets, as she takes you through the joys and sorrows, comedies and tragedies of life through the lens of theatrical masks.

www.rosemarygeorge.com

Language Talk in English

Dates Available from 1 August 2022

Format Digital on-demand

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    • £14.00
    • 80 minutes
    • 14+ (guidance)
    • warning
      Contains distressing themes, mature themes, scenes of violence; strong language/swearing
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