What would be an interesting spectacle for this play?
The idea of spectacle could effectively be applied to Ruined because of the play’s connection to Bertolt Brecht’s epic theater. In many respects, Ruined is a contemporary adaptation of Brecht’s anti-war work, Mother Courage and Her Children. Brecht advocated for exposing the theatrical conventions so that the audience was always aware that they were watching a play. He rejected the traditional realism of traditional theater. The...
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