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By Richard Foreman

ISBN-10: 1559368241

ISBN-13: 9781559368247

Richard Foreman has been on the cutting edge of the theatrical avant-garde within the usa and through the international given that 1968. His mythical productions, written and directed through him at his Ontological-Hysteric Theatre have encouraged generations of theater artists. This new anthology collects performs written and played over six years, together with Now That Communism Is lifeless My lifestyles Feels Empty, Maria del Bosco, Panic (How to Be Happy!), Bad Boy Nietzsche!, Bad Behavior and King Cowboy Rufus ideas the Universe.

Richard Foreman based the Ontological-Hysteric Theatre in 1968. The theater is at the moment within the historical St. Marks Church, the place he rehearses and produces one in every of his new performs every year, each one play acting for sixteen weeks each iciness.

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Ihre Selbstschutzkampagne, mit der sie ihr Land und den angrenzenden See erhalten wollte, verstimmte die Behörden, gegen die sie sich zur Wehr setzte, und gleichzeitig sogar die verzweifelten afrikanischen Arbeiter, deren Lebensgrundlage sie doch zu retten versuchte. Das alles mag letztlich zu ihrem Tod geführt haben. Nach dem Mord an ihr wurden zwar vier Verdächtige in Gewahrsam genommen, aber man ließ sie alle wieder frei. Es war eine seltsame und brutale Geschichte, bei der am Ende mehr Fragen als Antworten blieben.

Er erzählte ihr von seinem Dienst im Kenya Regiment während des Mau-Mau-Aufstands, der antibritischen Rebellion. Er war in eine Uniform geschlüpft und ausgeschickt worden, Flüchtlingen im Bergwald der Aberdares hinterherzujagen. Er fing keine Mau Mau, aber es gelang ihm, einen Bongo aufzuziehen – damals den einzigen, der in Gefangenschaft lebte. Sie sah zu ihm hinüber und nickte. In Nairobi wusste jeder, auch Joan, dass Alan einen Bongo aufgezogen hatte, das scheueste Tier im ostafrikanischen Busch.

Er war mir sofort sympathisch. Anthony Smith erzählte völlig ohne Vorbehalte. Er erzählte mir nicht nur ehrlich und ausführlich alles über die Roots, er gab mir auch einen dicken Ordner mit Briefen an und von Alan und Joan. »Sie haben Glück«, sagte er. Er zog wegen seiner Scheidung gerade um und hatte die Briefe einen Tag vor meinem Besuch gefunden. « Was andere über Joan berichteten, als sie noch lebte, war fesselnd, noch interessanter aber waren ihre eigenen Eröffnungen in Tausenden von Briefseiten an ihre Mutter, ihren Mann und an Freunde sowie ihre Tagebücher, die sie jahrzehntelang gewissenhaft geführt hatte.

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