John Willett, “New York and the Dramatic Workshop 1939-1951”

Category : Arts, Theater

There is a note of Piscator’s, written in 1937, which says, “I can only  work against bourgeois society, I can never work with it or through it.”  Similarly, that summer when he met Gasbarra [Felix Gasbarra, a German  playwright] in Burgundy-their last meeting for some fifteen years-he got very angry and shouted, “But we said we’d never turn bourgeois!”

Source: Performing Arts Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3 (Winter, 1978), pp. 3-16

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