By Thomas Fahy, Kimball King
This all-new assortment examines the social, gendered, ethnic, and cultural difficulties of incarceration as explored in modern theatre.
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In order to understand the history that informs the long standing relationship between Latina/o drama and social action, my essay begins first by analyzing the ways that the plays of Migdalia Cruz, Cherríe Moraga, and Luis Alfaro explore violence, imprisonment, and captivity. Following the playwrights’ charged engagement with the issues that inform these plays, I employ the term critical witnessing to describe the commitment to stand at the cultural front lines as an activism-driven viewer of prison theater or as an advocate and visitor working within the theatrical realm of the prison.
Prison Masculinities. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2001. Tal, Kali. Worlds of Hurt: Reading the Literatures of Trauma. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Trounstine, Jean. Shakespeare behind Bars: The Power of Drama in a Women’s Prison. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2001. Yarbro-Bejarano, Yvonne. The Wounded Heart: Writing on Cherrie Moraga. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2001. S. Latino/a. The existence of these theaters serves as a constant reminder of Broadway’s fossilized, white Eurocentric identity, an identity that is captured in its denomination as the Great White Way.
Captive audience : prison and captivity in contemporary theater by Thomas Fahy, Kimball King