Monday, October 8, 2018

Peter Brook's Battlefield

Some of you may be watching the film version of Peter Brook's amazing production of the Mahabharata for this class. Brook is now 91 years old, and inspired by the Syrian civil war, Brook has created a new play inspired by the Mahabharata: Battlefield. It is the story of Yudhishthira, victor and survivor of the war. What will he do now? You can listen to this NPR broadcast to learn more; here is the transcript:

A photograph of the production:

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