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 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.