By Arjun Ghosh

A background of the Jana Natya Manch chronicles the beginning and progress of the Jana Natya Manch (Janam), a Delhi-based radical theater crew which has been energetic considering that 1973.

Beginning within the early Seventies, while a bunch of younger scholars in Delhi sought to proceed the legacy of the Indian Peoples' Theatre organization, the ebook takes a detailed yet severe examine a few of the levels within the 4 a long time of the theatre collective. the writer has additionally captured inside those pages the functioning of Janam as a company, its tools of attracting and coaching clean expertise, the method of scripting, interactions with mass businesses, the adventure of acting nearly skin-to-skin with its spectators within the dust of Indian streets, and masses more.

This ebook is not just a narration of Janam's background, improvement and functioning, it's also an try and throw clean mild at the perform of theater.

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