“Well, theater is not the first issue covered by the arts pages of the newspapers; but this doesn’t mean that that interest in theater has faded away.”
This is how Duygu Dalyanoğlu, a member of Tiyatro Boğaziçi, performing at the Maya Sahnesi, summarizes the current situation of theater in Turkey: little coverage in the media, but increasing interest from audiences.
It has been a growing debate whether theater in Turkey is losing audiences or not. While some theaters -- opening their curtains for more than two or three decades -- have closed down in recent years, the discussions over whether people are interested in theater any more have grown. However, the broader picture is not confined to these several theaters, though they have undertaken significant roles in Turkish theater history......
Theater Thriving In Turkey Despite Little Media Interest
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