Friday, June 11, 2004

""What is theatre to you?" - Lift has invited 100 people to address that direct, non-leading question. Connected in diverse ways to the performing arts, the Enquirers are an intriguingly mixed bunch, ranging from the artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company to a 14-year-old pupil at Holland Park School, and from a Buddhist monk who is the caretaker of the London Peace Pagoda to the chair of the British Council. Groups as well as individuals have been recruited."

"Patently, this Lift season is in the process of proving on our pulses the truth of Peter Brook's remark that "theatre reopens what definition closes"."(Independent.co.uk | Features | The stage we're going through)