A master of his craft Carlyle Brown’s rigorous, extremely theatrical work occupies a wide range of aesthetic forms. Described by The New York Times as “one of America’s more significant Playwrights” he has a long and rich history of creating plays that dramatize historical events in a way that makes them accessible to present day audiences. The Company is interested in innovations in dramatic form, rich story-telling and shaping ideas into theatrical events.
Set in 1968, Therapy and Resistance tells the story of the Viet Nam War draft resistance movement and the attempts of one draftee to get a deferment as a manic-depressive schizophrenic with paranoid tendencies. Read more.