The decline of politically-engaged theatre

Yoshie Furuhashi furuhashi.1 at
Mon Feb 24 09:40:07 MST 2003

>Following Lou Proyect's forwarding of Arthur Miller's article:
>Goodbye to all that
>During the Vietnam war, theatres sprang into action to stage visionary,
>engaged work. Would they do the same today, asks Michael Billington
>Thursday January 9, 2003
>The Guardian

There are lots of possibilities for doing radical theater now.  How
about rewriting _The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui_, changing, for
instance, the Chicago grocery protection racket in the plot to the
global oil protection racket, linking Iraq and Colombia for education
of activists?

Here's info about the "Lysistrata Project" --
<> -- more Networked community
activism than "theater" in the narrow sense.

* Calendar of Events in Columbus:
* Student International Forum: <>
* Committee for Justice in Palestine: <>
* Al-Awda-Ohio: <>
* Solidarity: <>

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