Talk Nation Radio:Talk Nation Radio: The Risks and Benefits of Political Theater in the West Bank 
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Talk Nation Radio  Talk Nation Radio: The Risks and Benefits of Political Theater in the West Bank   
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dori smith  Weekly Program  For non-profit use only. 
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The Freedom Theater in the Jenin Refugee Camp in the West Bank produces politically engaged theater and is under assault by both the Israeli military and the Palestinian Authority. We speak about theater as therapy and theater as an alternative to violence with Gary English and Laura Wilson.

Gary English is a Stage Director and Designer with credits that include over 100 productions at many of America's major repertory theaters. He is a Distinguished Professor of Drama at the University of Connecticut and a member of the Human Rights Institute Faculty at Connecticut. He has been to the Middle East five times in the last two years and will spend the next year on leave from Connecticut when he will serve as Artistic Manager of The Freedom Theatre in the Jenin Refugee Camp in the West Bank.

Laura Wilson is a professional Stage and Event Manager based in New York City with credits on Broadway and regional theatres who has been involved with active research and development for Freedom Theatre activities in the United States for the past year and a half. She is working with Gary English as Editor on a book project entitled Theatre and Human Rights: The Israeli/Palestinian Conflict. 
Gary English, Laura Wilson, David Swanson 
Notes: Credits:
  Host: David Swanson.
Producer: David Swanson.
Engineer: Christiane Brown.
Music by Duke Ellington. 
Israel | Occupied Palestine  
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Transcript, Announcer Script Location Recorded Date Uploaded Language
View Script  Charlottesville  2012-09-12  English 
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talknationradio  64Kbps mp3 (13.28MB) Mono 
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