On the Offensive


#iambadatthis by Susan Soon He Stanton with Kirstyn Trombetta

I believe it is theatre’s right to offend. Theatre artists have an obligation not to back away from offensive choices when such choices might instigate conversations about sensitive subjects which otherwise might not happen. It is also the artists’ responsibility to thoroughly consider the ramifications of potentially offensive choices and make sure there is a clear reason for making them.

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