Outdoor Theater

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Outdoor Theater

 

a term applied to various types of popular theatrical performances given in public squares and on streets, such as medieval mystery plays and farces, the Italian commedia dell’arte, and the performances of the Russian skomo-rokhi (wandering folk actors).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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