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Lord of the flies by Peter Brook( visu )
122 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,832 libraries worldwide
Adaptation of William Golding's novel about a group of English boys completely cut off from society who revert to brutal, primitive savagery
The empty space by Peter Brook( Book )
89 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,484 libraries worldwide
Peter Brook speaks of the theater of the past and the present, of its changes, of its various forms, of what he has seen and sees and of his own work
The Mahabharata by Peter Brook( visu )
87 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,351 libraries worldwide
The world of The Mahabharata is of profound storytelling power and spiritual import; within it a civilization rises, falls and is reborn
On directing Shakespeare : interviews with contemporary directors by Ralph Berry( Book )
8 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 1,203 libraries worldwide
For producers and directors planning a production, several questions inevitably arise: Which play is appropriate for the contemporary audience? Should the text and setting be altered? Twelve leading contemporary directors answer these questions in interviews in this book and shed light on what Shakespeare means to them and to their audiences. Originally published in 1977
The open door : thoughts on acting and theatre by Peter Brook( Book )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 889 libraries worldwide
From King Lear to the Tragedy of Carmen, from Marat/Sade to the epic Mahabharata, Peter Brook has reinvented modern theatre, not once but again and again. In this book the visionary director and theorist offers a lucid, comprehensive exposition of the philosophy that underlies his work. It is a philosophy of paradoxes: We come to the theatre to find life, but that life must be different from the life we find outside. Actors have to prepare painstakingly yet be willing to sacrifice the results of their preparation. The director's most reliable tool may be his capacity to be bored. Brook illustrates these principles with anecdotes that span his entire career and that demonstrate his familiarity with Shakespeare, Chekhov, and the indigenous theatres of India and Iran. The result is an unparalleled look at what happens both onstage and behind the scenes, fresh in its insights and elegant in its prose
The Mahabharata : a play based upon the Indian classic epic by Jean-Claude Carrière( Book )
11 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 809 libraries worldwide
The Mahabharata is 3,500 years old and is the longest poem in any language. It is one of the founding epics of Indian culture and, with its mixture of cosmic drama and profound philosophy (one small section forms the Bhaghavad Gita) holds a unique place in world literature
The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum at Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade by Peter Weiss( visu )
44 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 770 libraries worldwide
The infamous Marquis de Sade, confined to an asylum, directs the other inmates in a re-enactment of the bloody assassination of French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
80 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 739 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy of the conflict between parent and child, pride and wisdom, expectation and fulfillment
The persecution and assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as performed by the inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the direction of the Marquis de Sade; [a play] by Peter Weiss( Book )
16 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 558 libraries worldwide
The Marquis de Sade, confined to an insane asylum, stages a play about the assassination of the French revolutionary Marat, using the inmates as actors
Evoking Shakespeare by Peter Brook( Book )
19 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
"Based on a talk given by Peter Brook in Berlin, Evoking Shakespeare addresses a number of essential questions about performing Shakespeare today. 'Why is Shakespeare not out of date?' 'What do we mean by Shakespeare's "genius" or "creativity" or "poetry"?' 'What, in fact, is the Shakespeare phenomenon?'" "In attempting answers to these and other questions, Brook invites us to consider the actual conditions of the Elizabethan theatre and the actual qualities of Shakespeare's language. The result is a provocative take on our greatest playwright by one of his most influential modern interpreters."--Jacket
Magician : the astonishing life and work of Orson Welles ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Looks at the remarkable genius of Orson Welles on the eve of his centenary - the enigma of his career as a Hollywood star, a Hollywood director (for some a Hollywood failure), and a crucially important independent filmmaker. Orson Welles's life was magical: a musical prodigy at age ten, a director of Shakespeare at fourteen, a painter at sixteen, a star of stage and radio at twenty, romances with some of the most beautiful women in the world, including Rita Hayworth
Peter Brook conversations about theater by Jean-Gabriel Carasso( visu )
18 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and French and held by 326 libraries worldwide
An illustrated interview with the celebrated theater director just after returning from Africa with his Center of Research, a group of young actors based in Paris. Brook explains his views on theater, cross-cultural performances, improvisation, Shakespeare, working with young actors, etc
Un amour de Swann Swann in love by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
38 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
"A wealthy gentleman who thrives in the finest circles of high society risks everything for his erotic obsession with a voluptuous, promiscuous courtesan."--External container
Between two silences : talking with Peter Brook by Peter Brook( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and German and held by 304 libraries worldwide
In this volume, distinguished director Peter Brook provides candid answers to questions on his work and philosophy. Topics covered range from his innovative, award-winning production of "Marat/Sade" to his film and stage version of "King Lear"
Orghast at Persepolis, an account of the experiment in theatre directed by Peter Brook and written by Ted Hughes by A. C. H Smith( Book )
5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
An account of the experiment in theatre directed by Peter Brook and written by Ted Hughes
Akropolis by Stanisław Wyspiański( visu )
21 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in Polish and English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Based upon the 1904 work of the Symbolist poet, Wyspianski, "Akropolis" is a recording of an actual performance by Jerzy Grotowski's Polish Laboratory Theatre, featuring an informative introduction by the famous well-rounded visual and auditory demonstration of Jerzy Grotowski's theories as it integrates all the arts in making a contemporary point about civilization. Narration and commentary by famed British director Peter Brook
There are no secrets : thoughts on acting and theatre by Peter Brook( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
An examination of what it means for the life of a production - How can a company establish its own "empty space"--A rehearsal and performance environment
The quality of mercy : reflections on Shakespeare by Peter Brook( Book )
20 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 258 libraries worldwide
One of the world's most revered theatre directors reflects on a fascinating variety of Shakespearean topics
Peter Brook : the tightrope by Simon Brook( visu )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Filmed with five hidden cameras, this documentary totally immerses viewers in the creative process behind legendary British theater director Peter Brook's work, focusing on the "Tightrope," a special exercise he has perfected over decades of experimentation and practice into a process of transformation that revitalizes the theatrical experience for actors and audiences alike
The shifting point : 1946-1987 by Peter Brook( Book )
32 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Peter Brook parle ici des problèmes quotidiens du metteur en scène, des personnalités qu'il a rencontrées, du cinéma, de l'opéra, de la création d'un groupe d'acteurs de 17 pays, de leurs voyages à travers le monde et de leurs représentations théâtrales
 
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Brook, P.
Brook, Peter
Brook, Peter Stephen Paul
Brook, Peter Stephen Paul 1925-
Bruk, Piter
Bruḳ, Piṭer 1925-
Peter Brook
Peter Brook angol színházi és filmrendező
Peter Brook Brits filmregisseur
Peter Brook brytyjski reżyser
Peter Brook director de cine del Reino Unido
Peter Brook englischer Theater- und Filmregisseur
Peter Brook metteur en scène britannique
Peter Brook regista teatrale britannico
Petrus Brook
Брук, Питер
Брук, Питер 1925-
Питер Брук
Питър Брук
פיטר ברוק
بروك، بيتر
‏بروک، پيتر.
بيتر بروك، 1925-
بيتر بروك، 1925 م-
پیتر بروک
पीटर ब्रुक
ਪੀਟਰ ਬਰੁਕ
ପୀଟର ବୃକ
브룩, 피터 1925-
피터 브룩
ピーター・ブルック
ブルック, ピーター
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彼得·布鲁克 英国戏剧和电影导演
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