The Wooster Group takes on one of the greatest figures in 20th century avant-garde theater: the iconic Polish stage director Tadeusz Kantor (1915-1990). More…
Joining the Group as guide and dramaturge is Kantor’s only daughter, Dorota Krakowska. Together they explore Kantor’s penultimate production, 'I Shall Never Return,' and through it, his lifelong obsession with the myth of the return of Odysseus.
See it if you love cutting-edge, performance-art theater. Integration of live action/video. Closing song is highlight, but you're numb by then.
Don't see it if you've little tolerance for wacky, self-indulgent, obscure work. Some visually stunning moments, but nothing engages the heart or the head
See it if You like avant-garde. I have no idea what happened and absolutely don’t care. My worst theatrical experience, and I like experimental works.
Don't see it if You don’t like avante-garde productions.
See it if If you like experimental Avant Garde theater . Audio/visual type shows.
Don't see it if If you like a show that starts out somewhere and takes you through a show on a somewhat consistent basis.
See it if You appreciate avant- garde, absurdist, mixed media performance pieces.
Don't see it if You don’t have an appreciation for avante garde absurdist aesthetic.
See it if Do you like pain but lack dental insurance? This makes root canal look fun, yet will set you back far less coin. Consider yourself warned.
Don't see it if Experimental, avant-garde, absurd, or frame-breaking theatre can work, but this doesn’t. What was Brantley thinking?
See it if A love-song to avant-garde pasts, the play oscillates between alienation and absorption, digging into the ghosts of theater.
Don't see it if I'm not sure how much this would mean to someone who isn't already invested in the theater's past.
See it if you love or have an interest in the experimental theater of the 2nd half of the 20th century, or the experimental theater of today.
Don't see it if you have no interest in or curiosity about the avant-garde of the 20th century, or of today.
See it if a masterfully executed, infinitely engaging docudramatic fantasia/fever dream about the life and work of Tadeusz Kantor is your bag.
Don't see it if you have no interest in experiencing a living, breathing seance that returns the legendary director to us, however brief.