Censorship of Musical Theatre

August 2006
Feliciter;2006, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p159
The article focuses on the implications of musical theater censorship for libraries in North America and Great Britain. The first written musical in the U.S. was "The Disappointment," which was prohibited and considered unfit for the stage because of the personal reflections it contained. The position of the Canadian Library Association on intellectual freedom confirms that libraries are responsible for the development and maintenance of intellectual freedom.


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