Vol. 13 No. 2 (2019): XIII International Symposium Contemporary Issues of Literary Studies : Political Events of 1980-1990s and Literary Discourse
Actualization of Acute Literary Topics in Semiotic Space – Movie/Theater /...

War, Epoch, City ... : (Severe problems of the 90s of the 20th century in the modern Georgian theatre directing)

Lasha Chkhartishvili
Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature

Published 2019-12-20


  • New Georgian Theatre,
  • Texts for Theatre


Severe political and social problems of the 20th century received a response by the Georgian Theatre with a slight delay, however still in the 90-ies. It turned out that at the end of the second decade of the 21st century the problems that have been important in the 90-ies of the last century are still unresolved. In the art of new generation stage directors who emerged right in the period when Georgia was overwhelmed with wars and decomposed state institutions, distanced themselves from time and reflected important themes anew.