The word “theatre” is not spelled incorrectly above. Theatre is noun describing a building and/or the art form. It is also spelled theater. Most writers and performers engaged in the art form use the word theatre because of studies in its history and common references in entertainment and education circles.
Dr. Maya Angelou’s theatre performance at the National Black Theatre Festival in Winston Salem, NC. Please be patient and wait for the close up. This is why poetry performed is theatre and a tremendous teaching tool of the Humanities allowing people to talk about life, feelings, facts and realities (logos, ethos, pathos).
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