The Brazilian government has been trying to answer this very question in its ever-growing prison population, which has doubled since the year 2000.
California prisons are about as off-off-off-off Broadway as it gets—but that's where the emotional tools of theatre can make the biggest difference to people's lives.rn
They have the same feelings as normal people. It’s how they make decisions that’s different.
What happens when Shakespeare goes to prison? His works humanize prisoners and open them up to reform in a way that the prison system fails to, says author Margaret Atwood.