In this article, Cláudia Tatinge Nascimento discusses Brazilian contemporary theater with a focus on the works of playwrights Dib Carneiro Neto, Newton Moreno, Jô Bilac, and Diogo Liberano. She provides an introduction to the country's current cultural and political climate, the influence of Oswald de Andrade's “Cannibalist Manifesto” on contemporary Brazilian artists, and how the English-speaking world's relative ignorance of this country positions it as the “other Latin America.”

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