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Peter Brook : Oxford to Orghast - Richard Helfer

Peter Brook

Oxford to Orghast

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1998
ISBN: 9789057022074
Number Of Pages: 324

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Peter Brook is known internationally as a theatre visionary, and a daring experimenter on the cutting-edge of performance and production. This book concentrates on Brook's early years, and his innovative achievements in opera, television, film, and the theatre. His productions are viewed separately, in chronological order, suggesting Brook's developing and changing interests. The authors include thought-provoking interviews with Brook (and with numerous outstanding artists who have worked with him) and bring to the reader penetrating critiques of Brook's theories and practices as a man of the theatre.

Introduction to the Seriesp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Production Chronology: Oxford to Orghast
List of Peter Brook's productions (1942-1971)p. 1
Descriptions of Peter Brook's productions (1942-1971)p. 9
Interviews: Oxford to Orghast to India
Myth and Music: Resonances across continents and centuries as explored by Peter Brook and his ensemblep. 163
US Rehearsal Break: Comments by Peter Brookp. 177
A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Drama Desk: Peter Brook and major players discuss the production in New Yorkp. 179
Peter Brook's Birds Take Wing: With Sally Jacobs before the American tourp. 189
Peter Brook on La Tragedie de Carmenp. 197
Marat/Sade as play and film: Stanley Kauffmann compares!p. 209
Richard Peaslee: Creating music for Peter Brookp. 217
Lord of the Flies in productionp. 227
Peter Brook's Quest: Margaret Croyden traces itp. 233
Working with Brook: Bruce Myers and Robert Langdon Lloyd discuss The Mahabharata and other adventuresp. 247
Peter Brook at the CUNY Graduate Centerp. 257
Bibliographyp. 281
Index to the Production Chronologyp. 307
Index to the Interviewsp. 325
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ISBN: 9789057022074
ISBN-10: 9057022079
Series: Routledge Harwood Contemporary Theatre Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 1st July 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.01 x 17.83  x 2.52
Weight (kg): 0.96
Edition Number: 1

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