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Stage for Action : U.S. social activist theatre in the 1940s

Author: Chrystyna Dail
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Theater in the Americas
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing on underexplored and only recently available archives, author Chrystyna Dail examines the influence of Stage for Action--a significant yet previously unstudied agitprop theatre group founded in 1943--on social activist theatre in the 1940s, early 1950s, and beyond"--
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Dail, Chrystyna.
Stage for Action.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2016015720
(OCoLC)944087024
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chrystyna Dail
ISBN: 9780809335435 0809335433
OCLC Number: 962756601
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Theatre as a weapon --
Progressive insurgency --
"You've still got a voice" --
"The people's voice must sound louder" --
A people's theatre in every sense of the word.
Series Title: Theater in the Americas
Responsibility: Chrystyna Dail.

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