n African Performance Review - Editorial comment

Volume 1, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1753-5964


In keeping with the aims of the African Theatre Association (AfTA) and the editorial board, the essays offered in this maiden volume of have been selected to reflect the vibrant diversity which characterises African theatre and performance. The essays deal with a broad range of African theatre and performance forms and practices, such as : the indigenous oral musical performance from Uganda explored here by Samuel Kasule; the literary plays of Zulu Sofola, Efua Sutherland, Tess Onwueme, Femi Osofisan by Victor Ukaegbu, Kenechukwu Igweonu and Sola Adeyemi respectively; the issue of theatre and censorship in Malawi under President Kamuzu Banda is presented by Malagasi Mufunanji; and the idea of 'representation' and 'selfpresentation' in the Pentecostal ministry of Chris Oyakhilome is looked at in Chukwuma Okoye's paper.

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