The empty space

Book Cover
Average Rating
Simon & Schuster,
Pub. Date:
1996, c1968.
From director and cofounder of the Royal Shakespeare Company Peter Brook, The Empty Space is a timeless analysis of theatre from the most influential stage director of the twentieth century. As relevant as when it was first published in 1968, groundbreaking director and cofounder of the Royal Shakespeare Company Peter Brook draws on a life in love with the stage to explore the issues facing a theatrical performance—of any scale. He describes important developments in theatre from the last century, as well as smaller scale events, from productions by Stanislavsky to the rise of Method Acting, from Brecht’s revolutionary alienation technique to the free form happenings of the 1960s, and from the different styles of such great Shakespearean actors as John Gielgud and Paul Scofield to a joyous impromptu performance in the burnt-out shell of the Hamburg Opera just after the war. Passionate, unconventional, and fascinating, this book shows how theatre defies rules, builds and shatters illusions, and creates lasting memories for its audiences.
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 3236f84f-16bd-549a-b558-3e5ba4da2850
full_title empty space
author brook peter
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:34AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Brook, Peter.
author2-role , "A Touchstone Book.", (OCoLC)36482820, .b1308634006-06-1701-25-11, 0684829576, 141 p. ;22 cm., 1st Touchstone ed., 792 BROOK, 9780684829579, Brook, Peter., C0VIA, Drama., GZCGZCXIMOCLKSBOCLCQBAKERBTCTAYDXCP, New York :Simon & Schuster,1996, c1968., OCLC Holdings Updated 20110802, THTR 792 BROOK-2- -09-26-2016 19:34, The deadly theatre -- The holy theatre -- The rough theatre -- The immediate theatre., The empty space /Peter Brook., VIAC, san01-25-11ma6
author_display Brook, Peter
available_at_arlington Shirlington
collection_arlington Theater Collection
detailed_location_arlington Shirlington Theater Collection
format_arlington Book
format_category_arlington Books
id 3236f84f-16bd-549a-b558-3e5ba4da2850
isbn 9780684829579
item_details ils:.b13086340|.i13909344|Shirlington Theater Collection|THTR 792 BROOK|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Sep 26, 2016|santh||
itype_arlington Paperback
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington THTR 792 BROOK
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Shirlington
primary_isbn 9780684829579
publishDate 1996
record_details ils:.b13086340|Book|Books|1st Touchstone ed.|English|Simon & Schuster,|1996, c1968.|141 p. ; 22 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington ils:.b13086340|.i13909344|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||
title_display The empty space
title_full The empty space / Peter Brook
title_short The empty space