Manbites Dog Theater hosts a conversation this weekend with renowned theater artist Lee Breuer, currently in residence at Duke University, about his recent and current radical interpretations of the work of Henrik Ibsen and Tennessee Williams and the history of his internationally renowned experimental theater troupe Mabou Mines.
The conversation, presented in partnership with the Duke University Department of Theater Studies, will be moderated by Jody McAuliffe, Professor of the Practice of Theater Studies and Slavic and Eurasian Studies and a former student of Breuer’s at Yale. A wine and cheese reception will follow the event.
Sunday February 20, 6:00
at Manbites Dog Theater, 703 Foster Street in Durham.
This event is free and open to the public.
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Breuer and Mabou Mines are at Duke for two weeks to develop a new production of The Glass Menagerie, which will culminate in two workshop readings of the new work February 27 at 3:00 and 6:00 in Sheafer Theater, in the Bryan Center, Duke West Campus. Tickets $10; $5 Duke students.
Other Lee Breuer events at Duke (All are free and open to the public; all are in Sheafer Theater):
• February 18, noon (lunch provided): a lunchtime conversation with the company about their current project.
• February 22, 7:00: a film screening of Mabou Mines DollHouse.
• February 23, 5:00-6:30: an open rehearsal of The Glass Menagerie.