National Geographic : 1928 Feb
Photograph by W. Robert Moore A SIDEWALK THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE Small tent theaters operate in side streets of the capital, the players putting on their make-up beforethe audience. Siamese drama issohedged about by tradition and convention as to be almost incomprehensible to a stranger. The stage consists ofan oblong space with the audience on three sides and the fourth side reserved for the orchestra and players. Dancing is usually a principal feature ofthe entertainment.