Engaging Reality and Popular Performance in the théâtre humain of Guy Régis

  title={Engaging Reality and Popular Performance in the th{\'e}{\^a}tre humain of Guy R{\'e}gis},
  author={Christian Flaugh},
  journal={Journal of Haitian Studies},
  pages={46 - 80}
This article discusses the contemporary shift in Haitian popular theatre through a reflection on the words and work of poet, playwright, and performer Guy Régis. Specifically it discusses how Régis’sthéâtrehumainengages spectators in the exploited human reality—the reality of the “NOUS”—arising from contemporary globalization. It does so by relying on delirium, derision, and waste to emphasize the often eclipsed struggles of the disenfranchised and social pariahs. A study of his interviews… Expand