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The Federal Theatre project was started on May 6th, 1935

It was taken away in July of 1935                                                                                                                 The purpose of the Program was to reform and revive the love of all kinds of art and not just theatre.


by: Anthony Mitchell



The federal theatre project was a New Deal program. The point of it was to fund theatre and other live art forms. This was all during the Great Depression so not many people were interested in spending money on leisures like theatre or concerts. That's why the project ended just a year after it was started. This certain project was one of the first to be funded by the Works Progress Administration. 

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