Teaching ‘Les Misérables’ In Prison

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

I spent the last four months teaching Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel “Les Misérables” at a maximum-security prison in New Jersey. My students—like Hugo’s main character, Jean Valjean, who served 19 [...]

Dario Fo: Ideas That Outrage

By Colin Revolting, www.redwedgemagazine.com -

By Colin Revolting for Red Wedge - Dario Fo, who died this past week, was a great playwright of the years of unrest and rebellion in the 1960s and ’70s. His plays such as Accidental Death of an [...]

Bronx Theater Uses Avant-Garde Theater To Teach Activism

By Araz Hachadourian, www.yesmagazine.org -

By Araz Hachadourian in Yes Magazine - A recent study revealed that nearly half of people between the ages of 13 and 22 have experienced online harassment. Of those surveyed, one-third did [...]