Inciting Incident Techniques

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Order 'I get frustrated and I leave the theater, but I come back because I know there's an audience to whom I have an obligation. There are people who desperately want to hear something that clarifies reality for them, that lights them, that makes them cry. They want to cry. They want to feel. They want to see themselves on the stage. And I keep coming back, I guess, because I -- when I leave, I become a part of that audience and then I want it, too.'

-- Ntozake Shange


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