theatre of fact

Theatre of Fact, also called Documentary Theatre, came out of the social protest movement that arose during the years of depression in the 1930s, a unit of the WPA Federal Theatre Project in the United States adopted what it called a Living Newspaper technique. Brought social issues to the stage by emphasizing factual information over aesthetic considerations. In Germany, dramatic movement that arose during the early 1960s and examined recent historical events, often through official documents, court records & trial transcripts. Serious comment on social & political actuality of the contemporary world

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