Table of Contents

1 "Beacham's Last Poetry Reading" – Robert Brustein 6 American Actor Training and Charismatic Group Structure: A Sociological/ Artistic Perspective on the Trappings of Guruism – Deborah Currier 21 Stories Make the World – John Plumpis 29 Theatre for Social Justice: Sexuality, Bigotry and Transformation on the Stage – Jillian Campana 43 The Use of Drama in Bullying Prevention Programs in America's Schools and the Taproot Theatre Company – Kate Muchmore 55 "Airport Hell" – Robert Brustein