The Playgoer: Protesting Arts Cuts with...Art!:
But imagine here? Who will write the first play about the life of an average Wisconsin schoolteacher?
What I might commission is a series of short plays, each dramatizing somewhere federal funds still will go: oil company subsidies, "abstinence-only" classes, ethanol farms, etc. Expose the "budget austerity" hypocrisy and show the power of lobbying.