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Archive for Robert Wilson

THE OLD WOMAN at Royce Hall, UCLA

Photo by Lucie Jansch

Photo by Lucie Jansch

Myron Meisel – Stage Raw

One of my seminal experiences in 40 years of Los Angeles theatergoing was the single performance in 1977 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre of the first local exposure to the work of Robert Wilson, I was sitting on my patio this guy appeared I thought I was hallucinating, a collaboration with Lucinda Childs. Beyond being transfixing and innovative, it embodied a transformative vision for a total theater in which every constituent creative element – movement, text, light and sound and set design, tempo – was marshaled toward an unique sense of charged space and time. Read more…