The Castillo Theatre, aka the Castillo Cultural Center, is a controversial presence in New York. Dubbed by some as a cult, the Center and its wide-ranging activities are for others community-building, socially constructive, and avantgarde. Castillo is very much the creature of its founder and leader, psychotherapist/playwright/social philosopher Fred Newman. The articles and interview in this section include an overall assessment of Castillo, a detailed discussion of Newman's production of Heiner Mu¨ller's Germania 3 Ghosts at Deadman, and a “directors dialogue” between Newman and Robert Wilson. An earlier essay on Castillo appeared in T135 (36:3, 1992), Eva Brenner's “Theatre of the Unorganized: The Radical Independence of the Castillo Cultural Center.”
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September 01 2003
Walking the Talk Castillo Theatre of 2002
Sean Cook is currently pursuing a joint PhD in Drama and the Humanities from Stanford University.
Online ISSN: 1531-4715
Print ISSN: 1054-2043
© 2003 New York University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TDR/The Drama Review (2003) 47 (3 (179)): 78–98.
Sean Cook; Walking the Talk Castillo Theatre of 2002. TDR/The Drama Review 2003; 47: 3 (179), 78–98. doi: https://doi.org/10.1162/105420403769041400
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