Theatre of Cruelty

I have attached three related articles:

1. a copy of the article by Antonin Artaud that we used in the class:

The Theatre and Cruelty
Antonin Artaud and James O. Morgan
The Tulane Drama Review, Vol. 2, No. 3 (May, 1958)
Theatre and Cruelty

2. A review of a recent American production of ‘Marat/Sade’

Testing the Limits and Cost of Revolution
New York Times. February 21, 2007
MaratSade – Review – NY Times

3. A review of Spanish theatre company La Fura Dels Baus:

Theater of Blood and Guts
Jeremy Wolff
The Wall Street Journal 22 July 1991
Theatre of Blood and Guts-WallSt

You can visit the website for La Fura Dels Baus here:

See excerpts of the film Marat/Sade on YouTube:


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