Terms of Armistice - Remembering the War in Theatre
One hundred years ago today, a ceasefire was put into place. In the following century, our society’s perception of The Great War has changed; the way the war is portrayed on stage speaks to how and what we remember.
Portraying real people on stage is a hefty task, especially for figures that have become almost mythic within our culture -- for example, Thomas Jefferson. How do different stage interpretations affect our view of the third president?