Familiar issues of discrimination and child marriage are being taken to the stage through interactive theatre in remote villages
Women arrive with babies strapped to their fronts; children sit at the edge of the makeshift stage; local officials take up ad hoc seats. Not only is this the first time a play has been performed here – it is the first time a vehicle has ever reached the village. Whatever this travelling theatre group intends to perform, it is a spectacle not to be missed.
It would be easy to be judgmental and disregard the audience members as uneducated, but their ideas can be brilliant
Written by Kate Hodal
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/oct/23/the-nepalese-play-letting-the-crowd-reimagine-the-ending-and-their-lives under the title “The Nepalese play letting the crowd reimagine the ending – and their lives”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.