The years of existence of the Alive and Trucking Theater Company are chronicled in several scrapbooks, a published version of three plays from the group’s first year (Stage Left), and two videos of theater performances. Stage Left , a book which was an account of the first year of A&T, includes three plays that were presented, plus a narrative of the search for cast and crew, a place to perform, and money to support the operation.
There are also essays on the meaning of theater as a political tool, community theater, and short biographical sketches of theater members. The group’s adventures as a political theater troupe are tracked in scrapbooks, which contain newspaper articles, photos, ephemera, and correspondence relating to the theater group’s activities. The video recordings are live performances of some of the plays in the troupe’s repertoire.
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