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Theatre of witness : finding the medicine in stories of suffering, transformation and peace

Author: Teya Sepinuck
Publisher: Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013.
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Theatre of Witness is a model of performance that gives voice to those who have been marginalized, forgotten or lost to society, creating a safe forum for audiences to bear witness to accounts of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Teya Sepinuck
ISBN: 9781849053822 1849053820
OCLC Number: 809789678
Description: pages cm
Contents: Prelude: setting the scene --
Introduction: about theatre of witness and this book --
Growing old is about the growing : aging --
I make myself at home wherever I am : homelessness --
Death is an everyday thing : refugees and immigrants --
These hands : women and girls --
Living with life : prisoners --
Standing at the doorway : runaway girls in Poland --
My neighborhood is a cemetery : inner-city violence --
Steal the stars and the moon : Polish prisoners --
Sucking water from mud : domestic abuse --
Did you understand what you were dying for war --
I'm the daughter of a criminal : families of prisoners --
Beauty born from ugliness : fathers on the front lines : Northern Ireland --
Your people are my people : unheard women's stories : Northern Ireland --
Coda --
Guiding principles.
Responsibility: Teya Sepinuck.

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"If you have any doubts about the power of socially-engaged theatre to challenge and heal, the stories and reflections in Theatre of Witness should put them to rest." -- Howard Zehr, professor of Read more...

 
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