Creating a Theatre for a New Audience: The Intersection of Architecture, Design, and Theatre
FREE PUBLIC EVENT
Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 5:30pm
Theatre for a New Audience
at Polonsky Shakespeare Center
262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn
Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director, wanted space that would be both intimate and epic, but without one fixed perspective, so that artists could change the configuration of the stage and audience depending upon the needs of a particular play and production.
Over the next year, TFANA will host a series of free public discussions, which will focus on how theatrical design can support art. Part One of the Series is a conversation between Jean-Guy Lecat−scenic designer and architectural consultant for Peter Brook’s Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris and BAM Harvey Theater, and consultant to Jeffrey Horowitz on the Scripps Mainstage at TFANA's Polonsky Shakespeare Center−and Randy Gener, award-winning editor, writer, critic, and artist