Non-Western Theatre Resources
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The National Library of AustraliaPuppetry in Asia, A Selected Bibliography.
Rehabilitation of Cambodian Performing Arts. An article published by UNESCO 22 December, 2002.
Photos from the Royal Cambodian Ballet. "The ancient art of Cambodian ballet - the purist form of South East Asian dance - was almost wiped out by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. Most of the practitioners were murdered in the killing Fields. Now, with a concerted effort by the few surviving dancers and teachers in conjunction with scholars and the Cambodian Ministry of Culture, this exquisite art form is being revived and taught again to young students at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Phnom Penh." Photos by Dan White, photojournalist.
Photos from the Khmer Theatre. "After being almost destroyed by the Khmer Rouge and successive wars, Cambodian drama is once again performed at the newly re-opened Bassac Theatre on the banks of the Tonle Sap River." Photos by Dan White.
Ramkatha - Ankan Manchan Aur Vaachan, the Ramayana or Ramkatha tradition in India, a mixture of nearly all entertainment genre.
Kamat's Potpourri, a "Hodge-podge of History, Mystery, and Diversity of India (and lots of pictures)." Just what it says, with links to an overview of Indian Theatre genre. A populist starting point for an exploration of the various Indian theatre forms
JIN Virtual Museum of Traditional Japanese Arts. A wonderful site, made especially delightful by the hypertext interface.
Noh Theatre, an unattributed article, with numerous links.
Noh Dancing; several links to this topic.
From Questia, "the world's largest online library" -- research topic: Kabuki Theatre. Good bibliography of books and articles related to the Kabuki theatre.