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Elizabeth LeCompte and the Wooster Group

  • Alexis Greene

Abstract

The Wooster Group is one of the pre-eminent avant-garde theatre companies working in America. Its headquarters are the Performing Garage, a spacious former garage on Wooster Street, in what is usually referred to as the ‘SoHo’ district of New York City. There, under the artistic leadership of Elizabeth LeCompte, a permanent company of theatre artists create pieces that explore the realms of post-modern theatre: its aesthetics; deconstructive approaches to text; and relationships to post-modern American culture.

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Performance Group Playing Space Theatre Artist Artistic Director Verbal Text 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1991

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  • Alexis Greene

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