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The Story Of Unity Theatre Colin Chambers

The Story Of Unity Theatre

Colin Chambers

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ISBN : 9780853155874
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Unity Theater was the lefts most sustained and successful contribution to British drama, and one of its most important and enduring initiatives in the realm of cultural politics. Founded in the 1930s as an innovatory response to the political crisesMoreUnity Theater was the lefts most sustained and successful contribution to British drama, and one of its most important and enduring initiatives in the realm of cultural politics. Founded in the 1930s as an innovatory response to the political crises of the time, Unity always went beyond simple agitprop, making its name with Waiting for Lefty and presenting new dramatic forms like the Living Newspaper. It was also the first theater to stage a Brecht play in Britain.