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The strategic maneuver

The theater works very hard to keep awkward, amateurish, wooden performances out of the theater. I was working very hard, along with a few other people, to bring that area of naturalness and reality into the theater.

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Richard Foreman in Conversation

Join legendary maestro of the theater, RICHARD FOREMAN, pioneering experimental filmmaker and teacher, KEN JACOBS, and playwright and essayist and theater/culture blogger, GEORGE HUNKA—to celebrate the publication of Richard Foreman’s latest two books:   52 more words

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That sickening feeling of indadequacy

You know that sickening feeling of inadequacy and over-exposure you feel when you look upon your own empurpled prose? Relax into the awareness that this ghastly sensation will never, ever leave you … It is intrinsic to the real business of writing and should be cherished. 

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BOOK REVIEW: The Game's Afoot by Richard Foreman

The build up to the Battle of Agincourt in 1415 has plenty of ingredients for a compelling novel. Whether it is the insecurity of Henry V’s throne as various rivals from his father’s usurping of Richard II trying to regain power, irate Welshmen seeking to reinstate Glendower, stroppy Scots or the French trying to avert Henry’s well publicised intention of restoring the cross channel part of his realm there are complexities and themes available that make modern wars seem trivially simple. 317 more words

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Experimentation was my education

When I was in theatre the idea of experimentation seemed to be a goal. I was lucky and got to work with a lot of non-fourth wall directors (theatre without audiences sitting toward a stage). 867 more words

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