Erwin Piscator: Political Theatre 1920-1966. A photographic exhibition from the German Democratic Republic, organised by the Deutsche Akademie der Künste zu Berlin (Section of Performing Arts). John Willett.

Erwin Piscator: Political Theatre 1920-1966. A photographic exhibition from the German Democratic Republic, organised by the Deutsche Akademie der Künste zu Berlin (Section of Performing Arts)

[London]: Arts Council of Great Britain, [ca. 1971]. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches; 210 x 147 mm), 80 pages, in illustrated wrappers. Catalogue for an exhibition documenting Erwin Piscator's long career as a theatrical director. Includes essays by John Willett and Lutz Becker as well as translated passages from Piscator's magnus opus, Das Politsche Theater. Piscator (1893-1966) was a leading proponent of left-wing political theatre during the Weimar Republic. This exhibition in Britain was organized by East Germany's Academy of Arts, which hailed Piscator for his socialist sympathies (he spent some time in the Soviet Union). With eight pages of black-and-white photographs, drawings by George Grosz, a list of productions, and an extensive bibliography. An excellent reference source. Item #2154

CONDITION: Soiling to wrappers but internally clean, bright, and unmarked. Very Good or better.

Price: $40.00

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