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What is most fascinating about Richard Foreman is his vision, as best understood in his manifesto. By nature, his manifesto could not/should not/would not be linear. Once one embraces this fact, The Ontological-Hysteric Manifesto can become a treasure. One simple lesson I gleaned: no artistic vision could ever be fully explained in well-structured paragraphs.
Richard Foreman graduated from Brown University (B.A. 1959), and received an MFA in Playwriting from Yale School of Drama in 1962. As an undergraduate, he was instrumental in the formation of Production Workshop, Brown University's student theatre group, while taking part in other student theatre, including set-designing Brownbrokers' 1958 production of Down to Earth. In 1993, Brown presente ...moreMore about Richard Foreman...