Theatre of Good Intentions

Challenges and Hopes for Theatre and Social Change

  • Authors
  • Dani Snyder-Young

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Why Do We Want to Use Theatre to Make Social Change?

  3. Impacting Participants

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. Dani Snyder-Young
      Pages 21-39
  4. Impacting Audiences

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-80
    2. Dani Snyder-Young
      Pages 81-94
    3. Dani Snyder-Young
      Pages 95-109
    4. Dani Snyder-Young
      Pages 132-139
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 140-156

About this book


Theatre of Good Intentions examines limitations of theatre in the creation of social and political change. This book looks at some of the reasons why achieving such goals is hard; examining what theatre can and can't do. It examines a range of applied and political theatre case studies, focusing on theatre's impact on participants and spectators.


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