Aleks Sierz on New Writing

In this very interesting article Aleks Sierz asks whether theatre writing is responding to the political and social climate and in what ways.

‘We should not expect them [playwrights] to be either politicians or social workers, but we should demand that they come up with powerful metaphors of our current discontent. Isn’t that, after all, just their job? Times are changing. Society is shifting.’

Read the full article: http://www.sierz.co.uk/wordpress/?p=112

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