To the undiscerning eye, the advanced of claustrophobic alleys at Petchburi Road Soi 39 are nothing more than optimum areas for anonymous dealings. Turkish baths, karaoke halls, massage parlors, an empire of flesh carved from the soot stained streets of slum Bangkok.
Vsevolod Emilevich Meyerhold, a Russian theater artist, is believed to have first launched street theater in 1917, to mark the primary anniversary of October Revolution. Street theater emerged in Nepal in the 1980s, during the top of monarchical rule. Ashesh Malla, Artistic Director of Sarvanam, a theater group in Nepal, is credited for the street theater in Nepal. Plays performed on the road are known as street plays. Street performs are usually about social and political points, and carried out for raising awareness more than the aesthetics. Street performs by Aarohan-Gurukul promote social justice, democracy and pluralism. The avenue plays cover points such as: HIV/AIDS, leprosy, sanitation, environment …Read more →