Theatre sociology, a developing discipline which focuses on social origins of societies and is historical. The relation between social, political, cultural, economical and psychological condition of term which the work is written in, content and form of the work and social structure, interest of audience to the theatre, stage conditions and places are being examined. Modern Turkish theatre of which first works are written in Tanzimat-term has a connection with sociology until today. Artist and writers produced works by giving importance in sociology consciously or unconsciously. Tarık Buğra is one of these writers. Buğra is one of the representers of right-conservative theatre which hasn’t developed enough because of historical dynamics. Especially because of right-left dimension in 1960s in Turkey Tarık Buğra’s works drew attention and criticized by some others and praised by others. Thus, the work named Ayakta Durmak İstiyorum contains valuable examples because it reflects writer’s wording, thanks to its content conditions of mentioned term. Because, Tarık Buğra wrote right-conservative works in a term in which social realism is dominant. By telling the national liberation struggle against SSCB of public with a trustful aspect he gave messages social problems of Turkey by considering historical facts.
Theatre Sociology, Righ-Conservative Theatre, Tarık Buğra, Ayakta Durmak İstemiyorum