10-24 UNITED STATES POLITICAL THEATER DURING THE 1960S

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UNITED STATES POLITICAL THEATER DURING THE 1960S * Changed perception between relationship between performer and audience – Peter Brook, Marat/Sade (1965) INFLUENTIAL PERFORMANCE GROUPS OF THE 1960S - The Living Theater (1947) - San Francisco Mime Troupe (1959) - La MaMa E.T.C. (1961) - Bread and Puppet Theater (1962) SOCIAL INFLUENCES OF THE 1960S - Highway beautification - Voting right act - A lot of social reforms - THE LIVING THEATER
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Tons of naked people Works that are experimental “You don’t ask what your country can do for you. You do what your country tells you to do” - - “Interested in making the audience confront the real world through conscious decision making” o Used sound rather than spoken words o Very about the visual o ALIENATION - Educate + Entertain
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Propelled avant-garde Works that are experimental “You don’t ask what your country can do for you. You do what your country tells you to do” - movement in US - More concerned with the emotional connection between performer and spectator Commedia del arte
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course THET 110 taught by Professor Dail during the Spring '07 term at Maryland.

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