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Marat / Sade

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Adapted from his own Royal Shakespeare Company production of [[Performer~P177810~Peter Weiss~peterweiss]]' play entitled The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates at Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade, [[Performer~P83136~Peter Brook~peterbrook]] directs this fascinating look into revolution, power, and human frailty. During the 19th century, fashionable theatergoers would attend ostensibly therapeutic stage performances by mental asylum inmates...more

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