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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Publication of the four lectures Peter Brook delivered to university theatre studies classes in the United Kingdom. Basically describing contemporary British drama under four categories, each of which ... Read full review

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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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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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