Saw tooth phasors and thundering taiko drums announce the entrance of Brecht's archetype anti-hero. Carnal darkness oozes over the crowd; we're trapped in a room with the beast.
Author: Bertolt Brecht
Production: Hoi Polloi Theater Company
Director: Alec Duffy
Date: July 2012
New York Theater Review: Baal
Starring Jason Quarles & Julian Rozzell Jr.
Directed by Alec Duffy, Set design by Mimi Lien
OBIE-winning theater company Hoi Polloi, the resident company of JACK, inaugurated their space with a production of BAAL, the first play by Bertolt Brecht. BAAL is about a performance poet on a self-destructive tear.