An Iranian playwright, without a passport and unable to leave his country, created a one-person play all about control and submission. Actors see the script for the first time on stage, as they start their first and only performance before a paying audience. The experience has spurred total panic in seasoned actors.
Some people are a bit more creative than the rest of us when it comes to seeing possibilities in junk. Berlin artist Kolja Kugler saw a traveling companion and performer. So far, he and his mechanical pal have traveled through Southeast Asia, the Americas, and Australia together.
70 years ago, Ella Weissberger stood on stage as a cat in the first performances of the children's opera Brundibar. The stage was in a Nazi concentration camp and she was a prisoner. Weissberger still attends performances and shared her story with The World's Nina Porzucki.
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