American Alternative Theatre by Theodore Shank (auth.) PDF

By Theodore Shank (auth.)

ISBN-10: 0333288831

ISBN-13: 9780333288832

ISBN-10: 1349167339

ISBN-13: 9781349167333

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They knew from the nature of their work, their life-style, and their political convictions that they must keep moving. In Brazil they made a tactical error and they paid for it by spending two months in prison before they were deported. Back in the United States the company continued to develop the Legacy o[ Cain cycle and to devote their energies to industrial workers. They lent support to various industrial organizing activities and in so far as possible they followed their principle of staying outside the money system, but it was necessary to raise money through lectures and workshops.

40 Primary Explorations 12. The Serpent, photo: Open Theatre Terminal was first performed in Europe, touring to France, Switzerland and West Germany. When they returned to the United States there were serious frictions within the group. So me believed the Open Theatre should be primarily a social community while others believed the primary purpose of the group should be theatrical exploration. They disbanded, and after a few months Chaikin re-formed the group with only six performers. Raymond Barry, Shami Chaikin, Ellen Maddow, Jo Ann Schmidman, Tina Shepard, and Paul Zimet were chosen for their skill in carrying on the theatrical explorations of the Open Theatre.

For example, Beck chose Zeus because of his interest in overcoming the pyramidal power structure which crushes those on the bottom. Bucholz chose to play Metis because of her concern with the suppression of female knowledge and the imprisonment of women. Once the characters were chosen, the plot of the first act was developed around the roles. Then Beck had the idea(ActTwo) oftranslating the Promethean myth into the historical myth, and they searched for analogous characters associated with the Russian Revolution.

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