The empty space

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Simon & Schuster, 1996 - Literary Criticism - 141 pages
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Discusses four types of theatrical landscapes; the deadly theatre, the holy theatre, the rough theatre, and the immediate theatre.

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User Review  - RKC-Drama - LibraryThing

In The Empty Space, groundbreaking director Peter Brook draws on a life in love with the stage to explore the issues facing any theatrical performance. Here he describes important developments in ... Read full review

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User Review  - ChrisWildman - LibraryThing

His distinction between deadly theatre and sacred theatre has been one of the most dynamic concepts i have come across: you can apply it to all the other arts too and wow how different the sacred is from the deadly! Read full review

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THE ROUGH THEATRE
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Peter Brook is one of the giants of twentieth-century theatre, a unique creative genius who, through his groundbreaking productions of "King Lear," "Marat/Sade," "A Midsummer Night's Dream," and especially "The Mahabharata," has virtually reinvented the way actors and directors think about theatre.

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