Peter Brook  

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"What's the difference between a poor play and a good one? I think there's a very simple way of comparing them. A play in performance is a series of impressions; little dabs, one after another, fragments of information or feeling in a sequence which stir the audience's perceptions. A good play sends many such messages, often several at a time, often crowding, jostling, overlapping one another. The intelligence, the feelings, the memory, the imagination are all stirred. In a poor play, the impressions are well spaced out, they lope along in single file, and in the gaps the heart can sleep while the mind wanders to the day's annoyances and thoughts of dinner."--Peter Brook writing in the introduction to Marat/Sade

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Peter Brook (1925 – 2022) was an English theatre and film director best known for directing Marat/Sade (1964) for the theater in 1965 and as a film in 1967.



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