It’s always fascinating to be a small piece of an enormous work, such as This is Reading. For months, you hear bits and bobs about the grand scheme but focus only on your tiny piece. This past weekend, we saw it all come together at Franklin Street Station.
In our ongoing series exploring the Occupy Wall Street movement, actors perform monologues crafted from interviews with real-life protestors. This episode covers the raid on Zuccotti Park in November 2011 and its impact on the movement. Daoud Heidami and Caitlin Miller portray protestors Shawn and Laura, librarians who traveled from Canada to Zuccotti Park. Gretta Lee plays Carrie, who discusses the start of #ConcreteIdeas. And Matt Dellapina performs a monologue from a life-long protester.
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