Voices in Conflict (play)

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Artist: Bonnie Dickson's drama class

Year: 2007

Date of Action: April 2007

Region: North America

Location: Wilton, Connecticut

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Theatre

Confronting Bodies: Principal Tim Canty

Description of Artwork: The play featured letters from soldiers in the Iraq war.

The Incident: Drama teacher Bonnie Dickson asked the students in the drama class to create a play about the Iraq war. Once the project was completed and to be performed, Principal Tim Canty ordered that the play not proceed, as its content was too inflammatory.

Results of Incident: The administration offered to work with the students to emend the play such that it assuaged their concerns, but there has been no report of the play continuing on.

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/24/nyregion/24drama.html?_r=1&pagewanted=2&ei=5087&em&en=5c26494c59ccdb94&ex=1174968000


See also for a copy of the script: http://www.freewebs.com/inconflict/