Theater and Nations

Theater and Nations

“The theatre is one of the most expressive and useful instruments for building up a country, it is the barometer of its greatest or decline. An intelligent theatre, well orientated in all its branches … can change the sensibility of people within a few years; a disintegrated theatre, with clumsy hooves instead of wings, can cheapen and lull into sleep an entire nation.”

–Federico García Lorca

from this article.

My question today: what are we doing as an industry to change the sensibility of the people? and what is the sensibility that we need to change?

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