Towards a Poor Theatre - The Theatre's New Testament Summary & Analysis

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The Theatre's New Testament Summary and Analysis

Despite the name "Theatre Laboratory," this new theatre is not in any way a scientific investigation. Rather, the "research" being conducted is not scientific but a penetration into human nature itself, and along with that, the probing of what makes theater unique.

In fact, "theatre" can mean many things to many people. It can be the dictionary definition in strict form, it can be a place for polemical debate and intellectual discussion, it can be the presentation of dramatic literature, a place of entertainment, or a place of culture to get noticed and fit in with high society. For the actor, the theatre is himself; for the stage designer, it is a place of possibilities for elaborate scenery. For the producer, theatre is again a multifaceted thing; they may wish for fame from it, or...

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