How does Woza Albert! reflect Grotowski's philosophy of "poor theater"?

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In content, form, and production, Woza Albert! is closely aligned with the principles and practices that Jerzy Grotowski laid out as constituting "poor theater." Working primarily in his native Poland in the 1960s–1970s, he published his philosophy in Towards a Poor Theater in 1968. Grotowski moved to the United States in the early 1980s and later to Italy. Grotowski insisted that theater should arise organically from the concerns of the people and treat important social issues.

In performing the plays as well, he rejected the artifice, formality, and...

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