Grassroots Theater: A Search for Regional Arts in America

Grassroots Theater A Search for Regional Arts in America Robert Gard s timeless book is a moving account of one man s struggle to bring his dream of community building through creative theater to citizens around the country He traveled across America from N

  • Title: Grassroots Theater: A Search for Regional Arts in America
  • Author: Robert Gard Maryo Gard Ewell David Harrison Stevens
  • ISBN: 9780299012342
  • Page: 336
  • Format: Paperback
  • Robert Gard s timeless book is a moving account of one man s struggle to bring his dream of community building through creative theater to citizens around the country He traveled across America from New York s Finger Lakes to the prairies of Alberta, Canada, to the backwoods of northern Wisconsin discovering and nurturing the folklore, legends, history, and drama of the rRobert Gard s timeless book is a moving account of one man s struggle to bring his dream of community building through creative theater to citizens around the country He traveled across America from New York s Finger Lakes to the prairies of Alberta, Canada, to the backwoods of northern Wisconsin discovering and nurturing the folklore, legends, history, and drama of the region He talked to ballad singers, painters, the tellers of tall tales, and farm women, whose poetry and painting reflected the elemental violence of nature and quiet joys of neighborliness Grassroots Theater reminds us that an individual s creative vision transcends technology, current events, and changing demographics.This reprint of Grassroots Theater was generously funded by the Robert E Gard Wisconsin Idea Foundation, an affiliate of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts Letters.

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