In Contact With the Gods?: Directors Talk Theatre
Manchester University Press, 1996 - 342 Seiten
In 1994 the Arts Council of Great Britain brought together a number of theatre directors as part of the City of Drama celebrations. This is a collection of interviews and discussions with directors who have helped shape the development of theatre in the last 20 years. They include Peter Brook, Peter Stein, Augusto Boal, Jorge Lavelli, Lluis Pasqual, Lev Dodin, Maria Irene Fornes, Jonathan Miller, Jatinder Verma, Peter Sellars, Declan Donnellan, Ariane Mnouchkine, Ion Caramitru, Yukio Ninagawa and Robert Wilson. In addition to the art and craft of directing, there are discussions on multiculturalism; the "classical" repertoire; theatre companies and institutions; working in a foreign language; opera; Shakespeare; new technologies; the art of acting; design; international festivals; politics and aesthetics; the audience; and theatre and society. Finally, there is an epilogue by Peter Brook, Jonathan Miller and Oliver Sacks.
... venues all over the city , people came to hear and question some of the principal creative people involved in theatre over the last thirty years .
All these large questions are examined , as well as a wealth of actual concrete observation on writers , actors , designers , history .
For Lev Dodin , the real question is how to get to the core of this value of the classic play : how to penetrate what he describes as the perfect world of ...
Each gives further insight to the difficult question of who is responsible for the dramatic moment on stage and how that is negotiated around the actor .
It is a question that is answered in diverse ways throughout the interviews . For Miller , theatre shows what it is like to be us ; for Caramitru ...
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