Category Archives: Cinema & Theatre

Theater of cruelty/panic

A form of theatre which seeks to communicate to audience a sense of pain ,suffering,and the presence of evil primarily through non verbal means.The term was first used by the surrealist actor Antonin Artaud in his essay Le Theater de la cruaute (1932). Artaud … Continue reading

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Theatre of the absurd.

Critic Martin Esslin coined the term theatre of the absurd in 1961 to define a form of theatre which ,rejecting naturalism as the basis for it’s presentation of action & character, uses a variety of dramatic techniques defying rational analysis & explanation to express. ,by implication rather than direct … Continue reading

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