Birth date: March 21, 1925
Peter Brook's Books
This is very much an avant garde 1960's play steeped in pretentiousness and a play that its author labelled as Marxist. It is absolutely a lot of fun and I would love to see it staged however. It uses a bunch of trendy techniques from European play writing in this period, but uses them effectivel...
Astounding. There's no other word for it. Just absolutely incredible (oops, used another word). This is the best 20th century play I've seen, hands down (though I've seen only a small number).
Possibly the most amazing play I've ever read. I have never seen it on stage but there is a riveting film under the direction of Peter Brooks that can be found on DVD with a little effort. But the reading of this play is a revelation in itself. It is very complex, a play-within-a-play, and works on ...
Here's a rule of thumb: don't make the title longer than the play itself. Also, keep in mind that two horrible people do not equal one great play.