1. Epic Theater was a theatrical movement arising in the early to mid-20th Century from the theories and practice of a number of theater practitioners.
2. Jean Jacques Bernard is associated with "Theatre of Silence" (1920)
3. The term "The Theatre of Cruelty" was coined by Antonin Artaud. It is a surrealist form of theatre theorised by Artaud in his book THE THEATRE AND ITS DOUBLE (1958)
4. "Theatre of the Absurd " was a term coined by Martin Esslin. The term was coined in his 1960 Essay- THEATRE OF THE ABSURD. It designates particular plays of absurdist fiction written by a number of primarily European playwrights in the late 1960s. (Eg; Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett)