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I prefer watching live performances of
Activist/political theatre: 5 votes (35.71%)
serious drama: 1 votes (7.14%)
musical theatre: 5 votes (35.71%)
comedy: 3 votes (21.43%)
fringe/avant garde: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 14
I would start searching for scholarly articles for a research paper in
Google: 3 votes (27.27%)
NUsearch: 4 votes (36.36%)
JSTOR: 3 votes (27.27%)
Other: 1 votes (9.09%)
Total Votes: 11
I have checked a book out of Northwestern's library
Yes: 11 votes (91.67%)
No: 1 votes (8.33%)
Total Votes: 12
I have seen a live performance of a Garcia Lorca play
Yes: 2 votes (16.67%)
No: 10 votes (83.33%)
Total Votes: 12
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