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“Above all, you must remain open and fresh and alive to any new idea.”
- Laurence Olivier

“The body does not have memory.  It is memory.” 
- Jerzy Grotowski

“In everything, without doubt, truth has the advantage over imitation.”
- Cicero

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- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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- Peter Brook

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Terry Knickerbocker Studio in New York City

“How do we re-establish a culture of caring?  There are many things that we can and do. The arts can help. Becoming educated – but having a good education doesn’t necessarily mean that a person knows how to be a “caring” person. It’s time to re-define what “being human” means. What is it that makes us different from animals? Mainly, it’s when we accept the discipline of “being human.” When we genuinely care about each other.”
- Rita Fredricks

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Finborough Theatre in London

Founded in 1980, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre, led by Artistic Director Neil McPherson, presents plays and musical theatre, concentrated exclusively on thought-provoking text-based new writings, as well as re-discovering genuinely neglected works from the 19th and 20th centuries, many produced or co-produced at the theater. They have offered a stimulating program at the center of London’s cultural life, appealing to theatregoers of all generations.

Harajuku Girls

The Finborough Theatre continues maintaining the freedom and intimacy of their theater home above a pub in Earl’s Court, discovering new practitioners who go on to become leading voices in British theatre. The Finborough Theatre regularly transfers productions to the West End and Off-Broadway, and plays premiered there have gone on to be seen in the UK, America, Canada, South Africa, Ireland and Australia.

Outward Bound

The Finborough Theatre was also the inaugural holder of both the Leverhulme Bursary for Emerging Directors in partnership with the National Theatre Studio, and the Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer scheme, facilitated by Mercury Musical Developments and Musical Theatre Network.

Bed and Sofa

Their current season includes: “P’yongyang” by award-winning, Korean-born playwright In-Sook Chappell; the world premiere of Stony Broke in No Man’s Land, written and directed by John Burrows; the world premiere of Weald by Daniel Foxsmith; the first professional UK production in more than 30 years of “Andy Capp The Musical” by Alan Price and Trevor Peacock; the London premiere of “Merit” by Alexandra Wood; the world premiere of “Don’t Smoke In Bed” by American playwright, Aurin Squire; the world premiere of a new British musical, “Princess Caraboo,” books and lyrics by Phil Willmott, music by Phil Wilmott and Mark Collins; and a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre to commemorate the centenary of Dublin’s Easter Rising of 1916, Margaretta D’Arcy and John Arden’s epic retelling of the life story of Easter Rising leader. James Connolly, “The Non-Stop Connolly Show,” directed by Shane Dempsey.

Events While Guarding the Bofors Gun

Among the awards they have received include London Theatre Reviews’ The Empty Space Peter Brook Award; several Off West End Awards including Most Promising New Playwright for Dawn King for “Foxfinder” at the Finborough Theatre, The Pearson Award Bursary for Playwright-in-Residence to Dawn King, Simon Vinnicombe, James Graham, Al Smith, Laura Wade; and Pearson's Catherine Johnson Award for Best Play for Playwright-in-Residence to Anders Lustgarten. For info: www.finboroughtheatre.co.uk, Finborough Theatre 118 Finborough Rd., London, England, admin@finboroughtheatre.co.uk.

Princess Ida



"It is a law of life that man cannot live for himself alone. Extreme individualism is insanity. The world's problems are also our personal problems. Health is achieved through maintaining our personal truth in a balanced relation of love to the rest of the world. No expression is more emblematic of this relation than the creative act which we call art. No art by its very constitution typifies the social nature of that creative act more than the theatre. The theatre, to be fully understood and appreciated, must be seen as a manifestation of this process of interchange between society and the individual. It must be judged as a continuous development of groups of individuals within society, a development which becomes richer, acquires greater force and value as it grows with the society in which it originates. Only in this way can the theatre nourish us.  - Harold Clurman

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