Playwright Yaël Farber on making fearless theatre to change the world
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From Arthur Miller's "The Crucible", to a play about an African country on the edge of civil war and a creation inspired by the Delhi bus gang rape performed by survivors of sexual attacks, Yaël Farber is an award-winning, groundbreaking director and playwright. She has brought her adaptation of August Strindberg's "Miss Julie" to Paris, relocating the action from a Swedish count's estate in the 1870s to a farm in South Africa 20 years after apartheid.
Yaël Farber speaks to Eve Jackson about protest theatre, her hopes for South Africa and breaking the silence about sexual violence.