Ends Oct 06 | Brooklyn

Why?

From 1 member  reviews
Members say: Quirky, Unusual, Clever, Fable-like, Enchanting

About the show

Why theatre? What is it for? What is it about? Why? This new work from Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne takes these questions, and many others, on a journey that is both dramatic and joyful. More…

From the show:

Why theatre? What is it for? What is it about? Why? takes these questions, and many others, on a journey that is both dramatic and joyful. The piece allows us to discover that we are not alone in asking these questions and that many great theatre practitioners have been inspired by the exploration of these questions. “Theatre is a very dangerous weapon.” These words were written in the 1920s by one of the most creative and innovative directors the theatre has known – Vsevolod Meyerhold. Meyerhold saw the menacing dangers that the theatre, and art in general, were facing in 1930s Russia and saw “the writing on the wall.” This did not deter him in his work as he held onto the hope that the revolution could win.


Member Reviews (1)

MEMBERS SAY:

Quirky, Unusual, Clever, Fable-like, Enchanting

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Fable-like, Unusual, Quirky, Enchanting, Clever

See it if You want to see the continuing work of Peter Brook and three great actors play on stage.

Don't see it if You need a set. Or something more lush in its design/dramaturgy.

Also It's an interesting experience - a mix of fable, ode to the theater, u... Read more Read less


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