Author Archives: Aram Kouyoumdjian

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Theater Review: Hamazkayin Theater Company in Sophomore Slump with ‘Groonge’ Revival

Theater Review: Hamazkayin Theater Company in Sophomore Slump with ‘Groonge’ Revival

With its sophomore outing, the Hamazkayin Theater company has taken a puzzling 180-degree turn with its revival of Jacques S. Hagopian’s “Groonge Ge Ganche” (The Crane Beckons)

From Constantinople to LA: Three Centuries of Western Armenian Theater

BY ARAM KOUYOUMDJIAN This past fall, at a conference on “Armenian Art and Culture in the Ottoman Empire Before 1915,” I presented a paper entitled “Arrested Development: Western Armenian Theater in the Nineteenth Century.” The paper examined the emergence of Western Armenian theater in Constantinople – or “Bolis” – amidst a period of national awakening

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