Drama for cannibals: The bard behind bars | Curio

Drama for cannibals: The bard behind bars

16 mins | Jul 8, 2017

Shakespeare plays are being staged in maximum-security prisoners, acted out by people incarcerated for crimes worthy of early modern tragedies. Malcolm Harris, writing in The New Inquiry, asks what is expected of prisoners during these performances and what this tells us about freedom and our attitudes towards those behind bars.

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From The New Inquiry