Staging the Other Israel: The Documentary Theatre of Nola Chilton

  title={Staging the Other Israel: The Documentary Theatre of Nola Chilton},
  author={Linda Ben-Zvi},
  journal={The Drama Review},
  • Linda Ben-Zvi
  • Published 17 August 2006
  • Political Science
  • The Drama Review
Since 1970, the American-born Israeli director and acting teacher Nola Chilton has used documentary theatre to critique Israeli myths and to provide a space where groups generally excluded from the Israeli stageArabs, women, the poor, the elderlycan be seen and heard. Chilton's pioneering theatre of testimony bears a striking resemblance to recent documentary theatre practices proliferating in the U.S. and Europe. 
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