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Theater and Social Change: How Small-town U.S. Theaters Reproduce and Resist Inequality

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This thesis interrogates the social function of small-town theater in the United States. Through a series of interviews with theater artists working at regional and local theaters in the northeast United States, I demonstrate theater's capacity to both reproduce and...