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Restaging the Sixties: Radical theaters and their legacies

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Restaging the Sixties: Radical theaters and their legacies
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This book explores eight theaters (The Living Theatre, The Open Theatre, At the
Foot of the Mountain, The San Francisco Mime Troupe, El Teatro Campesino, The Free
Southern Theater, The Performance Group, and Bread and Puppet Theater) that were
significant in that period. The first section on each theater is a historical
overview talking about the people who started the theater, what they were trying to
do, and a description of how it evolved over time, and in most cases how the theater
eventually went away. The second section discusses the contributions made by that
theater to the overall subject of political theater. Finally an essay goes over the
legacy of those contributions over the time since the sixties (and seventies). UT’s
own Dr. Charlotte Canning writes this essay about At the Foot of the

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James M. Harding & Cindy Rosenthal
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