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    The Federal Theatre Project

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    April 28, 2012


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    The Federal Theatre Project

    The Federal Theatre Project was the largest and most ambitious effort ever mounted by the federal government to produce theatre events across the United States. An effort of the FDR administration to provide work for unemployed actors and theatre professionals during the Great Depression, the Federal Theatre Project gave birth to many new works, including some so controversial that they later became labeled as detrimental to the security of...

    The Federal Theatre Project was the largest and most ambitious effort ever mounted by the federal government to produce theatre events across the United States. An effort of the FDR administration to provide work for unemployed actors and theatre professionals during the Great Depression, the Federal Theatre Project gave birth to many new works, including some so controversial that they later became labeled as detrimental to the security of the nation. Conducted by Nora Long, dramaturg at Lyric Stage Company of Boston.


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