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Voices from the Federal Theater

Schwartz, Bonnie Nelson

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ISBN 10: 0299183203 / ISBN 13: 9780299183202
Edité par Univ of Wisconsin Pr, 2003
Etat : Very Good Couverture rigide
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Titre : Voices from the Federal Theater

Éditeur : Univ of Wisconsin Pr

Date d'édition : 2003

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Very Good

Etat de la jaquette : Very Good

Signé : Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition : 1st Edition

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    The Federal Theatre Project, a 1930s relief project of the Roosevelt administration, brought more theater to more people in every corner of America that at any time in U.S. history. The Project had units in every region of the country, including groundbreaking African American troupes, and staged productions from daring dramas like The Voodoo Macbeth, Waiting for Lefty, and The Cradle Will Rock to musicals, vaudeville, and puppet shows. It was canceled in a firestorm of controversy that gave birth to the damning question: "Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Communist party?"
    This book documents that vibrant, colorful, politically explosive time, which gave rise to bitter debates about the role of government in American art and culture. It includes interviews with such Federal Theatre actors, playwrights, directors, designers, producers, and dancers as Arthur Miller, Studs Terkel, Jules Dassin, Katherine Dunham, Rosetta Lenoire, John Houseman, and many others.
    Voices from the Federal Theatre is a tie-in with the public televison special Who Killed the Federal Theatre? hosted by Judd Hirsch and coproduced by Schwartz with the Educational Film Center.

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Voices from the Federal Theatre ties in with the Fall 2003 PBS special Who Killed the Federal Theatre? An Investigation hosted by Judd Hirsch and coproduced by Schwartz with the Educational Film Center. Program DVD included with cloth edition.

Foreword by Robert Brustein.

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