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The Prisoner

November 02–November 17, 2018

Text and Stage Direction by Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne
Commissioned by C.I.C.T. - Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord
Co-commissioned by National Theatre, London; The Grotowski Institute; Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen; Yale Repertory Theatre; Theatre for a New Audience, New York

Yale Repertory Theatre, 1120 Chapel Street

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Two-time Tony Award winner Peter Brook—widely hailed as the most influential director of the 20th Century—and his longtime collaborator Marie-Hélène Estienne examine the complexities of crime, justice, and compassion in a breathtaking new international production. A man sits alone outside a prison. Who is he, and what is he doing there? Is he free, or is he the prisoner?