The avant-garde playwright Richard Foreman is world-renowned for his innovative, challenging productions. Since the 1960s, Foreman has pushed the boundaries of the theatrical experience, creating (as a writer, director, and designer) award-winning pieces that match minimalist aesthetics with dense, layered emotional content. This retrospective collection from the Ontological-Hysteric Theater in New York chronicles Foreman's long, celebrated career, complete with interviews and commentary from the artist himself.
Description by Koch Entertainment Distribution:
Since the late 1960s, Richard Foreman has been writing, designing and directing some of the most important and innovative theatre experiences in the world. Documenting dozens of productions, and replete with commentary and interviews, this first release in a series of DVDs from the Ontological Archives is an inner view into the mind of one of the world's greatest and most acclaimed theatrical geniuses. This special edition contains a retrospective of three decades of work, and a document of one of Richard's earliest plays, complete from beginning to end.