Peter Brook has died at the age of 97 (AFP via Getty Images)Legendary theatre director Peter Brook has died at the age of 97. Brook was best known for his production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream which was performed in a white cube. Downton Abbey actor, Peter Egan paid tribute to the theatre director, saying: “A giant, a genius and the greatest theatre director has gone.”A giant, a genius and the greatest theatre director has gone. Peter Brook, influential theatre visionary, dies aged 97 https://t.co/yH7hfCFUwY — Peter Egan (@PeterEgan6) July 3, 2022He later attended Magdalen College, Oxford, and then directed the opera, Salome at the Royal Opera House. In 1970, he also directed Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ben Kingsley in his 1970 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Source: The Guardian July 03, 2022 17:12 UTC