Category Archives: theater

October 25, 1978 East Village Journal Entry

On Alice; she is very frustrated progress on Moliere’s GENTLEMEN OF VERONA at the Kurt Dempster’s Ensemble Theater, since the young actors all hate each other. She is the director of this production and I asked, “Can’t you channel the hatred?” What do you know about theater?” We were on the Bowery and I stopped […]

Robert Wilson’s THE OLD WOMAN at BAM

THE OLD WOMAN was loosely based on the absurdist stories of Danil Kharms, an avant grade Bolshevik writer who survived a Soviet purge to retreat into safety of children literature. His adult stories were short. FALLING OLD LADIES is the basis of THE OLD WOMAN Because of her excessive curiosity, an old lady fell out […]