Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Legislative Theatre by Augusto Boal

Legislative Theatre is the latest and most remarkable stage in the unique Augusto Boal project. It is an attempt to use theatre within a political system to create a truer form of democracy. It is an extraordinary experiment in the potential of theatre to affect social change. At the heart of Boal's method of Forum Theatre is the dual meaning of the verb 'to act': to perform, and to take action. In Legislative Theatre Boal creates new, theatrical, and truly revolutionary ways of involving everyone in the democratic process. This book includes: a full explanation of the genesis and principles of Legislative Theatre a description of the process in operation in Rio Boal's essays, speeches and lectures on popular theatre, Paolo Freire, cultural activism, the point of playwrighting, and much else besides.

Buy Legislative Theatre by Augusto Boal from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780415182416
ISBN-10: 0415182417
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Legislative Theatre by Augusto Boal

Book Reviews - Legislative Theatre by Augusto Boal

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Legislative Theatre book by Augusto Boal and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Augusto Boal

Rainbow of Desire by Augusto Boal
Hardback, September 2015
Aesthetics of the Oppressed by Augusto Boal
Paperback, December 2004
Games for Actors and Non-actors by Augusto Boal
Paperback, August 2002
Legislative Theatre by Augusto Boal
Hardback, October 1998