Repertory Theater: After the Fall

The concept of the repertory company is several thousand years older than Shakespeare: a troupe of actors who can perform in any of a dozen or more plays. By contrast with the one-shot, boffo-or-busto standards of commercial Broadway, the dream of the modern rep company is to produce plays that have merit in dramatic literature but only moderate box-office potential, to try out experimental plays and at the same time serve as a living library of the great classic plays of the past, to take green actors and train them to maturity...

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