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7:00 pm

JSTOR presents: Dying Onstage: Real and Imaginary Deaths in Live Performance: An illustrated lecture by Michael Lueger

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Morbid Anatomy Museum,
424A 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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This lecture will look at how deaths, both real and imaginary, have been staged in the theatre over the centuries. From Roman executions that turned the condemned into unwilling actors, to the gruesome (but fake) spectacle of the Grand Guignol, performers have been figurativelyand sometimes literallydying onstage for as long as theatre has been existed. Find out more »
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