The 1st assortment in this vital subject, Captive viewers examines the social, gendered, ethnic, and cultural difficulties of incarceration as explored in modern theatre. starting with an essay through Harold Pinter, the unique contributions talk about paintings together with Harold Pinter's screenplays for The Handmaid's story and The Trial, Theatrical legal initiatives and Marat/Sade. Kimball King, Thomas Fahy, Rena Fraden, Tiffany Ana Lopez, Fiona generators, Harold Pinter, Ann C. corridor, Christopher C. Hudgins, Pamela Cooper, Robert F. Gross, Claudia Barnett, Lois Gordon

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