Supreme Court upholds the constitutionality of the Tennessee Valley Authority, leading the Living Newspaper
program to revise its play about the TVA controversy, Power.
As Guillemette Faure, a columnist said: "You can hear every breath in a living newspaper
Each week for ten weeks, Cyrano's Theatre Company presents a different decade in Anchorage in the form of a living newspaper
, highlighting the headline stories and colorful characters of the day, with authentic music of the period and film clips.
He brought back to the United States ideas and concepts which he would first employ on the New York stage, notably in his two federally-funded Living Newspaper
productions in 1936.
Ben Harker examines Theatre Union's Last Edition (1940), an experimental production "committed to challenging the dominant media's construction of the real" (26), while Colin Chambers discusses examples of the Living Newspaper
by London's Unity Theatre (1936-75) and their relationship to authenticity.
Optative's extensive website (Google Sinking Neptune) features the deconstructed text--a mixture of agit-prop and living newspaper
documentary theatre forms--a brief video of its performance and Donovan King's thirty-page "dramaturgical toolbox" analysis of the play that rivals Wasserman's.
The Living Newspaper
was started by Szlengel and his friends; they
In 1977, I bought Lakehead Living Newspaper
and ran it for more than 15 years.
Less an actual play than a living newspaper
of sorts, a docu-drama refracted through a playwright's penchant for the distillation required to build theatrical tension, "The Permanent Way" itself builds toward a threnody of regret and rage--regret for the England that once was and could still be again, rage at the comprehensive disregard of British officialdom for a public who must stand by as profit is seen to take precedence over human lives not once but four times.
Fo's central character (Fool) fills the medieval jester's function as a living newspaper
An epic in presentational form, written like movies by groups of writers under an editor-producer rather than individually, the Living Newspaper
dealt exuberantly with social issues such as public ownership of electrical power, labor unions, agriculture, and medicine, and was extremely popular.
The introductions over, the girls all giggled and ran off to get ready for their roles in the play, ``The Living Newspaper