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A closer look at how the POWs constructed the theatres, sets, props, and evolved the staging methods for their shows.

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The book tells the story of how music and theatre helped the 61,000 POWs who were sent to these camps survive their ordeal. It is a story that is not well-known to history and it is now being recovered. It is a story about how music and theatre and the other arts are absolutely essential to a society's life.

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Chapter 12a. “Jolly Good Show!”: The POW Theatre Production Handbook | Part One: Theatres, Scenery, Props, Staging


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