Staging America: Cornerstone and Community-Based Theater

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INDEX
Actors Equity Union, 40
Actors Theater, 4
adaptation, 201n. 3 (chap. 1); challenges of, 94—95, 166—67; community cultural im- pact on, 72—76; in Cornerstone-Arena collaboration, 161—65; identity and, 54; nature of, 93—94, 140—41
African Grove Theater, 24
Aguilar, Bruce, 50
Aguilar, John, 13
Alinsky, Saul, 63
Al-Mayarati, Salam, 62
Alternate ROOTS (Regional Organization of Theaters South), 37—38
Althusser, Louis, 25
America (see also Americanization): Ameri- can identity and, 5—6, 24, 61—62, 208n. 17, 233n. 1; representation of, 90—96, 185, 187; self-reflection of, 7—8; use of term, 201n. 2 (chap. 1)
American Festival Project, 26, 37—40
Americanization: pageantry and, 29, 30—31; progressive era of community theater and, 27
American Saint of Democracy, The (East- man), 32, 39
American Sign Language (ASL), 6
American theater (see also community-based theater): contemporary staging of, 185— 86; Cornerstone as, 186—90; history of, 25—26, 207nn. 9, 14
American Theater (Anderson), 25
Anacostia Museum, 153
Anderson, John, 23, 32—33
Anderson, Michael, 164
Antigone (Sophocles), 201n. 3 (chap. 1)
Antigone Story, An,201n. 3 (chap. 1)
architecture, and semiotics of production sites, 79—81
Arena Stage, 174—79 (see also Community Carol, A); audience base of, 153—54, 227n. 26; design issue at, 226n. 6; Doug Wager and, 146—47; Elaboration of Artistic Prin- ciples of, 225—26n. 6; founding of, 145— 46; misperceptions of, 154—55; nature of professionalism of, 159—61
Armstrong, Anne Elizabeth, 12
Arnott, Christopher, 66
Arts Partnership for Stronger Communities Program, 149
Ashe, Irma, 129, 224n. 45
Ashe, Karen, 124
AT&T: OnStage, corporate sponsorship of The Winter's Tale by, 86, 87—88, 219n. 2
audience: engagement of, 190, 218—19n. 59, 230n. 81; participation of, 81—82; racial divisions in, for Arena Stage, 153—54
Bain, Johnny, 99, 106
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 78
Bañuelo, Cynthia, 125
Baraka, Amiri, 35
Beasley, James, 70
Behn, Aphra, 24
Benjamin, Lucinda, 62
Berlin, Susan, 178
Between Theater and Anthropology (Schech- ner), 15
Biombos, Los,222n. 28
Black Arts Movement, 33—34, 35—36
Black Arts South, 36
Bogart, Ann, 17
Bourdieu, Pierre, 24
Brady, Sara, 18—19, 63, 129

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