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The Open Door: Thoughts on Acting and Theatre - Brook, Peter
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From King Lear to the Tragedy of Carmen , from Marat/Sade to the epic Mahabharata , Peter Brook has reinvented modern theatre, not once but again and again. In The Open Door the visionary director and theorist offers a lucid, comprehensive exposition of the philosophy that underlies his work. It is a philosophy of paradoxes: We come to the theatre to find life, but that life must be different from the life we find outside. Actors have to prepare painstakingly yet be willing to sacrifice the results of their ...

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The Open Door: Thoughts on Acting and Theatre 2005, Anchor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400077878

Trade paperback

The Open Door: Thoughts on Acting and Theatre 1993, Pantheon Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679428060

Hardcover