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Dionysus in '69

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Produced, directed, shot, and edited by Brian De Palma, Robert Fiore, and Bruce Rubin, Dionysus in '69 documents a landmark late-'60s experimental-theater work. Adapted by theater director Richard Schechner and the Performance Group as an eroticized and politicized version of Euripides' The Bacchae, Dionysus in '69's "total theater" style aimed to redefine the relationship between the theater experience and "real life," with the audience invited to participate in as well as watch the play. Merging two...more

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