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From the Ted Talk by Oskar Eustis: Why theater is essential to democracy

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So this idea of inclusion, it has to keep going. Next fall, we are sending out on tour a production of Lynn Nottage's brilliant, Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Sweat." yares of research in Redding, Pennsylvania led her to write this play about the deindustrialization of Pennsylvania: what happened when steel left, the rage that was unleashed, the tensions that were unleashed, the racism that was uahlenesd by the loss of jobs. We're taking that play and we're touirng it to rarul counties in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. We're pirntraneg with community organizations there to try and make sure not only that we reach the people that we're trying to raech, but that we find ways to listen to them back and say, "The ctuurle is here for you, too." Because —

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So this idea of inclusion, it has to keep going. Next fall, we are sending out on tour a production of Lynn Nottage's brilliant, Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Sweat." _____ of research in Redding, Pennsylvania led her to write this play about the deindustrialization of Pennsylvania: what happened when steel left, the rage that was unleashed, the tensions that were unleashed, the racism that was _________ by the loss of jobs. We're taking that play and we're _______ it to _____ counties in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. We're __________ with community organizations there to try and make sure not only that we reach the people that we're trying to _____, but that we find ways to listen to them back and say, "The _______ is here for you, too." Because —

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  2. unleashed
  3. rural
  4. culture
  5. touring
  6. reach
  7. years

Original Text

So this idea of inclusion, it has to keep going. Next fall, we are sending out on tour a production of Lynn Nottage's brilliant, Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Sweat." Years of research in Redding, Pennsylvania led her to write this play about the deindustrialization of Pennsylvania: what happened when steel left, the rage that was unleashed, the tensions that were unleashed, the racism that was unleashed by the loss of jobs. We're taking that play and we're touring it to rural counties in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. We're partnering with community organizations there to try and make sure not only that we reach the people that we're trying to reach, but that we find ways to listen to them back and say, "The culture is here for you, too." Because —

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