The Shifting Point : Forty Years of Theatrical Exploration, 1946-87, Paperback

The Shifting Point : Forty Years of Theatrical Exploration, 1946-87 Paperback

Part of the Biography and Autobiography series


Hailed as "the theatrical event of this century" (Sunday Times), Peter Brook's unique dramatisation of India's great epic poem, The Mahabharata played to ecstatic audiences worldwide.

In The Shifting Point, his first book since The Empty Space, Brook assesses the lessons of his pioneering work from his brilliant debut at Stratford and the West End in the 1960s to the triumphant success of The Mahabharata.

With the bravura and insight of a great practitioner and explorer he reveals some of the inspiration behind his extraordinary career."The great thing about Brook is that, in a medium where others provide answers, he keeps asking questions.

This sage and stimulating book shows that, inside a sophisticated adult mind, lurks the intemperate curiosity of a child; which is the mark of genius." (Michael Billington, Listener)


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272 pages, illustrations, index
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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  • Category: Dance & other performing arts
  • ISBN: 9780413612809



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