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College Students Colonize the Divided Romania of ‘Mad Forest’ In a livestream production of Caryl Churchill’s 1990 tale of riot-torn Bucharest, quarantined Bard acting students grapple with revolution. Read the full article by Ben Brantley on The New York Times here.
Caryl Churchill’s ‘Mad Forest’ Gets Ready for Its Close-Up A Zoom production by Bard College students gets a second life as a TFANA co-presentation, with sets, lights, props, and live editing. Read the full article on American Theatre here.
Director Ashley Tata and Gideon Lester, who runs the Fisher Center at Bard, join “All of It” host Alison Stewart to discuss Bard’s modified-Zoom-based production of Caryl Churchill’s play “Mad Forest,” which is co-produced by Theatre for a New Audience. Listen to the full segment on WNYC here.
Iconoclasts blowing up the classics are an everyday occurrence in theater. But the process acquires an extra cachet when the demolition experts are as inventive and celebrated as Will Eno and Taylor Mac, both finalists for the Pulitzer Prize for drama. A master of the anxious ellipsis, Eno (“Thom Pain,” “The Realistic Joneses”) will be…Read More »
Written on February 26, 2020 at 12:22 pm
“Mr. Eno has studied the play closely, and the marvel of his new version is how closely it tracks the original while also being, at every moment and unmistakably, a Will Eno play. Enophiles…will delight in how snugly Ibsen’s peculiar drama accommodates Mr. Eno’s flair for playing games with language and his offbeat humor, which…Read More »
Written on February 11, 2020 at 12:40 pm
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