Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Facing facts in theatre

On The Guardian Theatre Blog, Paul Allen looks at the rise of verbatim theatre in the north of England.
What does factual drama do that factual journalism or fictitious plays can't? Well, it can make you feel a personal tragedy or social injustice rather than simply understanding it. Whether it changes anything is hard to say, but as you leave the theatre you may certainly feel it should do.

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