Theatre of Cruelty

Albany State University Comprehensive essay examining the theatre of Artaud.

Australian Catholic University Article that discusses the Theatre of Cruelty’s influence of Grotowski and Brook.

Colin Russell (Archived) Comprehensive explanation of Artaud’s theories and his Theatre of Cruelty techniques.

Donald Gardner Comprehensive essay The Reinvention of the Human Face, discussing Artaud and his work.

Farrago Brief, but useful description of the purpose of Artaud’s Theatre of Cruelty.

Fordham University The surrealist manifesto declaration, 1925.

Peak Performance for Actors.com Easy-to-digest article on Theatre of Cruelty techniques for students of theatre.

Squidoo Interesting set of articles on the Theatre of Cruelty and its conventions. Useful for students.

Wikipedia Entry on Artaud’s Theatre of Cruelty.