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Radical highway Performance is the 1st quantity to assemble jointly the interesting array of writings through activists, administrators, performers, critics, students and reporters who've documented road theatre round the world.
greater than thirty essays discover the myriad varieties this so much public of performances can take:
* agit-prop
* invisible theatre
* demonstrations and rallies
* direct action
* puppetry
* parades and pageants
* functionality art
* guerrilla theatre
* circuses
those essays examine performaces in Europe, Africa, China, India and either the Americas. They describe engagement with matters as diversified as abortion, colonialism, the surroundings and homophobia, to call just a couple of. brought by way of editor Jan Cohen-Cruz, the essays are equipped into thematic sections: Agitating; Witnessing; regarding; Imagining; and Popularizing.
Radical road Performance is an inspiring testimony to this overseas functionality phenomenon, and a useful list of a sort of theatre which maintains to flourish in a televisual age.

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