Sunday, October 11, 2009

Upcoming: Terminal by Susan Yankowitz, Texas State University, San Marcos, October 29 - November 1

Found on-line:


by Susan Yankowitz
Texas State University Theatre Department
October 29-31, 7:30 p.m.
November 1, 2 p.m.

This ground-breaking collaboration with Joseph Chaikin and the Open Theatre -- an investigation into mortality -- was first produced in 1969 and then revised in 1996. Ms. Yankowitz won the Drama Desk Award for this unusual work. The original script can be found in “The New Radical Theatre Notebook” and ordered through Applause Books, 212 595-4735 or I” Types of Drama, Plays and Contexts”, at The later version of the play is available in Performing Arts Journal 57, Johns Hopkins Press,

"Terminal sends its audience away with a passion for preserving the gift of life: its gorgeous variety, its possibilities, its essential sweetness.” Kroll, Newsweek

“…the closest thing we have to the transcendently didactic theater of the ancient Greeks.” John Lahr, New York Times

[Illustration: Dance of Death by Kazuya Akimoto from]

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