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date: 01 February 2023

censorship 

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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

In the theatre, the act of interference, usually by or on behalf of government or religious authority, in the content or representation of a dramatic work or other performance in order to ensure its conformity with what the authority considers to be political, moral, aesthetic, or religious norms. Plato banned poets from his ideal republic on the grounds that they were subversives, and something of that attitude infuses the censorship of drama and performance. Producing a text is as fraught with opportunities for ... ...

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