n African Performance Review - Theatre and globalization : emerging trends in the dialectics of performance in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume 3, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1753-5964


The modern world has witnessed a rapid and momentous growth in cross cultural materials and the diffusion of goods and ideas. This universal activity which is encapsulated in the phenomenon of globalization has impacted the Sub-Saharan African environment significantly. This paper highlights the profound struggle for the soul of indigenous dramatic forms in Africa by radical religious proselytising propelled by the variegated and relentless ideals of cultural domination, religious radicalism and media propaganda which are some of the hallmarks of globalization.

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