Theater in St. Paul is putting politics back on stage instead of just entertainment

Feb 15, 2006
Topics: Politics
Marianne Combs

Theater is often relegated to the world of entertainment, you go to a show to have some fun. But since it's beginnings, theater has been a forum for political activism and an agent for change. A Minnesota theater company is focussing on that tradition. Minnesota Public Radio's Marianne Combs has this report on Teatro Del Pueblo's political theater festival.

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