South African playwright Athol Fugard has excoriated his fellow playwrights in Britain and America for failing to maintain the tradition of politically engaged theatre. But maybe the problem is that playwrights already agree with him and are trying to follow in his footsteps–only, that mode of political theatre just doesn’t matter anymore.
Last night i finally got to see the latest version of Young Jean Lee’s THE SHIPMENT at The Kitchen. I thought it was fantastic. I had seen an earlier version and knew basically what to expect, but I was really impressed nonetheless. In some ways