You’re not in prison when you’re on stage

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The mission of the theatre, after all, is to change, to raise the consciousness of people to their human possibilities.” Arthur Miller

Last Saturday, I had the rare privilege of watching a theatre play inside a prison, Hindelbank, close to Bern. During an hour, a packed audience saw seven incarcerated women on stage offer fireworks of affirmation, emotions, and good, authentic acting, in…