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Ethiopia: Let's talk about theatre

Ethiopian blogger, Arefe, writes “An Ethiopian actor who paid for Iago’s sin”: “The late Laureate Tsegaye Gebre-Medhin was the leading Amharic Shakespeare translator and his translation of Othello has been a popular item in the Addis Ababa theatrical repertoire.In the article, “Shakespeare in Ethiopia”, Prof.Richard Pankhurst relates the public’s reaction to the theatre, particularly to that of the deceitful Iago, played by Surafel Gashaw.”

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  • If you know any translation of Chekhov’s “Three Sisters” into Amharic, please contact.
    Yours,
    Anatoly

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