Plays get censored too!

Many people think censorship applies to only to books, but actually, it applies to any art form.  In this latest example, it's drama.  In January 2016, a Connecticut high school production of the play Green Day's American Idiot, was cancelled by the principal and drama director because “a very small number of extremely vocal people” objected to the mature content and language of the full Broadway production.  What they didn't know was the the director had started to work with the publisher to develop a version appropriate for high school productions.  Read all about it in this blog post written on Feb. 8, 2016 on the American Library Association's Office of Intellectual Freedom blog.  And if that's not enough, be sure to ask a librarian!

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