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The Wooster Group

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Shakespeare's classic tragedy is re-imagined by mixing and repurposing Richard Burton's 1964 Broadway production, directed by John Gielgud. The Burton production was recorded in live performance from 17 camera angles and edited into a film that was shown as a…
To You, The Birdie! (Phèdre)
Directed by Elizabeth LeCompte, TO YOU, THE BIRDIE! (Phedre) is The Wooster Group's OBIE -winning production of Paul Schmidt's version of Racine's Phedre, re-set in a mobile modernist landscape of sliding plexiglass panels, omnipresent monitors, and hidden cameras. Winner of…
Brace Up! - Chekhov's Three Sisters
The Wooster Group's production of Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters, translated by Paul Schmidt and directed by Elizabeth LeCompte, with performances from Kate Valk, Peyton Smith, Scott Shepherd, Ari Fliakos, Anna Kohler, Beatrice Roth, Ron Vawter, and Willem Dafoe. This presentation…
The OBIE-winning collision of Gertrude Stein's Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights with Joseph Mawra's B-movie classic, Olga's House of Shame . " ...bedazzling...there's nothing else like it around; it turns disorientation into a primary sensual pleasure, even as it raises…