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At a special event on May 1, 2017, A.C.T. Resident Dramaturg Michael Paller spoke with legendary director Peter Brook before a live audience about the connection between Shakespeare and the Mahabharata, what inspired Brook's seminal work The Empty Space, and what it means to create contemporary theater (58 min).

Before the performance on May 2, 2017, A.C.T. Artistic Director Carey Perloff spoke with playwright
Marie-Hélène Estienne
before a live audience about creating theater with Peter Brook, and the process that has taken Battlefield to stages across the globe (37 min).


An Introduction to The Mahabharata

Peter Brook's Battlefield was inspired by the longest-known poem in human history.
by Shannon Stockwell

Simplicity On Stage

Peter Brook describes what it's like to approach theater as an artisan, not an artist.
by Michael Paller


More articles will be posted here as they become available.



BATTLEFIELD (Peter BROOK et Marie Helene ESTIENNE) 2015
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