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The Promise of the Green New Deal

A 21st-Century Federal Theatre Project

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 December 2021


US theatre suffers from insufficient funding, mass unemployment, and widespread structural inequities. The Green New Deal, with its calls to create millions of highwage jobs and promote equity, offers a solution: establish a Green Federal Theatre. This examination of two historical Federal Theatre Project structures — the National Service Bureau and the Community Drama Program — culminates in a manifesto for a Green Federal Theatre.

Stanford Consortium Issue: Part I
© The Author(s) 2021. Published by Cambridge University Press for Tisch School of the Arts/NYU

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