[Feminist Theaters in the U.S.A.
] offers a comprehensive examination of the heady movement (early 1970s to mid-1980s) that had its roots in avant-garde theatre of the 60s with its left-wing politics and communally created work: lots of group improv before the curtain went up and frequent audience participation afterwards.Back Stage
About the Author
Charlotte Canning is Assistant Professor in the department of Theater and Dance at the University of Texas at Austin. She has published a wide varieky of articles about feminism and theater history.