Wooster Group, in the Raw: For a Production of Early O’Neill, Gone Are the Usual New Media and Fancy Effects
“This isn’t what we normally do, take a play and simply stage it,” Ari Fliakos said over the phone recently.
Mr. Fliakos is an actor and a company member of the Wooster Group, which since its founding in the late 1970s has become one of the most influential theater ensembles in the world. No one would accuse the group and its director, Elizabeth LeCompte, of staging anything simply. Since long before the Internet era, their shows have conveyed a complex, fractured, frightening, seductive sense of information overload. Read More