Likay (ลิเก, {RTGS|like}) is a form of popular folk theatre from Thailand. Its uniqueness is found in the combination of extravagant costumes with barely equipped stages and vaguely determined storylines, so that the performances depend mainly on the actors’ skills of improvisation and the audiences’ imagination. [1] [5] == Origin == T...
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(from the article `Southeast Asian arts`) The major popular theatre form is likay, which evolved in part out of lakon nok. It is now performed by more than 100 troupes in most parts of ...
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