Young, trained, middle-class facilitators from pandies' theatre of Delhi enable impoverished boys—rescued from India's railway platforms and incarcerated in NGO-run shelters or state reformatories—to create theatre based on their lives. The resulting performances—which re-perform sagas of violence, rape, drug abuse, prostitution, and death—question the very premises of social amelioration.

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