This article was added by the user . TheWorldNews is not responsible for the content of the platform.

Foresighted British theater director Peter Brook dies at age 97

Article author:



London — Peter Brook, one of the world's most innovative theater directors who completed the art of performing powerful dramas in strange places, died at the age of 97, his publisher said. I said on Sunday.

British directors have used the world as a stage work, from challenging versions of Shakespeare to international opera and Hindu epics.

Brooke played in gymnasiums, deserted factories, quarry, schools and old gas factories in towns around the world.

Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream", produced in Stratford in 1970, is played entirely in white, on a large garland swing, and his position in the history of the theater's history. Was secured.

According to Le Monde, Brooke, who has been based in France since 1974, died in Paris on Saturday.

Statement from his publisherは、日曜日に彼の死を確認しました。

Brooke was in awe of the theater world, but refused to give in to his commercial taste, so he Was not widely known to the general public. He left the UK in 1970 to work in Paris.

He often avoided traditional theater buildings because of the "empty space" that can change with the pure power of light, words, improvisation, and actions and suggestions.

"I can call any empty space a stage," he wrote in his groundbreaking 1968 book, The Empty Space.

His quest for inspiration took him far to Africa and Iran, with a variety of details and challenging approaches marked with his eyes. Created an original improvisational drama.

Born March 21, 1925 in London, his father was a director of the company and his mother was a scientist. He graduated from school at the age of 16 and worked in a movie studio before going to Oxford University to earn a degree in English and a foreign language.

In 1970 he transferred from the UK to work in Paris and founded the International Theater Research Center, which brought together actors and designers from many different nationalities.

Brooke continued to work until the 90's.

"Every form of theater has something in common with seeing a doctor. The way home should always feel better than the way home," he wrote in his 2017 book, TipoftheTongue. increase. (Edited by William James and Raissa Kasolowsky)