Stage reaches the streets in Victoria

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The Globe and Mail takes an in-depth look at the recent Victoria play – Home is A Beautiful Word.

Alarmed by the number of homeless people he saw on the streets, he sought an opportunity to address the issue on the stage of the Belfry, which was once a homeless shelter. He eventually commissioned Saskatoon-based playwright Joel Bernbaum, whose focus is verbatim theatre – a sort of documentary theatre, where the script is made up of words actually said by the interviewees.

Read the article: The stage reaches the streets in Victoria as homeless man given second chance

Source: Globe and Mail