News about China’s economy come on a daily basis, news about China’s theater are rare, too rare! Theater can certainly tell us more about the country and its people than Shanghai stock prices can. How has theater in China developed after turbulent years in politics and business?
We have asked Chinese theater people who deeply influenced the theater in this country, to write down their thoughts. What are your reasons for doing theater? How do you define your role as a director? How do you design theater and how does theater influence society? Also German theaters, academies and performance groups will talk about their experiences with Chinese theater. A theater der zeit spezial, which sheds light on China’s largely unknown theater scene.