Staging a revolution: can theatre be an effective form of activism?

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Date of Publication: March 23, 2016

Year of Publication: 2016

Publication City: London, UK

Publisher: Guardian News and Media Limited

Author(s): Lyn Gardner

Newspaper: The Guardian

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Secret shows, street protests, satire … performance has long been connected to political causes. But does it have mass impact beyond a grassroots level?

The latest debate in the Guardian and BAC’s A Nation’s Theatre series asked, “How can the arts effect social change?” Lyn Gardner reports on the discussion and examples provided by presenters.

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