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Book Displays




House Lights Up: Theatre for Social Change

On display in Carrier Library, November 2018. Selected by Kerry Scannell.

Augusto Boal, founder of Theatre of the Oppressed argues, “The theater itself is not revolutionary: it is a rehearsal for the revolution." His claim reflects the notion that theatre as a fabricated space serves as a place for people to practice change-making, and that theatre has the unique ability to bring awareness to social issues in a hugely community-focused medium. Check out some important texts and scripts in this highly entertaining display!