The World on Stage
The inaugural season of international theater programming from ArtsEmerson: The World on Stage continues with the Boston premiere of Rude Mechs’ "The Method Gun," a work The Austin American Statesman calls ““sweet, irreverent and terribly funny.” The play will be performed at the Paramount Black Box, located at 559 Washington Street in Boston’s Theatre District, from Oct. 13 - 17.
by Kirk Lynn and directed by Shawn Sides,
"The Method Gun" explores the life and techniques of Stella
Burden, an apocryphal actor-training guru of the 60s and 70s,
whose sudden emigration to South America still haunts her most fervent
followers. Ms. Burden’s training technique, “The Approach”
(often referred to as "the most dangerous acting technique in the
world"), fused Western acting methods with risk-based rituals in
order to infuse even the smallest role with sex, death and violence.
American Theatre Magazine called the piece "
charming... gorgeously rendered... both stunning and haunting," while
the Chicago Sun-Times said "It’s both fascinating
and terrifying, in a bizarre sort of way."
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