Archive for June, 2011

About 'The Misunderstanding'

About ‘The Misunderstanding’

The Misunderstanding is more than your typical farce. Yes, absurd things happen, and yes, many of the occurrences in the play might be absurd to the point of being laughable. But the truly absurd face of The Misunderstanding shows itself in its characters and interactions that one is almost imperceptibly forced to regard as ‘normal’. […]

Who Is Albert Camus?

Who Is Albert Camus?

The most absurd way in which a man can die is in a car accident -Attributed to Camus   Absurdité, or absurdity, is a situational trait that we often like to regulate into convenient spaces within our lives. We write it into our comedies, raise it out of our children, frown upon it in our […]

Grotowski

Grotowski and Poor Theatre

“Actors and audience, fundamentally an interpersonal situation.”

Albert Camus

Oh, Albert Camus

What happens when someone with conscience – late developed – and a sense of duty – also delayed in developing, falls into the clutches of someone who has deliberately killed conscience in pursuit of a goal?  What if his fate rests with her partner, who has for a long time, been indifferent to conscience though […]