Homelessness on Stage

Renowned playwright Oscar Wilde once said, “I regard the theater as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.” Amongst the issues that theatre addresses, homelessness seems to be recurring throughout various works. However, its various depictions on stage not only give audiences an entertaining experience but also leaves them with alternative perspectives on the issue as a whole, for better or worse.

The Problem-Solution Cycle of Homelessness

It’s common knowledge that homelessness has been a long-running issue, one that’s not been given as much attention as it should be given. It’s only given as much consideration as seen fit by government personnel or individuals who believe they are helping, which is usually only to some extent. However, even the proven current solutions to homelessness have drawbacks that the public should be aware of.

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