Avant-garde playwright to visit Buffalo

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Professional theater in Buffalo has not been marked by an experimental bent. So it is refreshing that next month area theater lovers will have an opportunity to meet and speak with Richard Foreman, the influential and enthusiastic pioneer of the American avant-garde theater, a man whom New York Times critic Vincent Canby called an “ebullient dramatizer of anarchic states of mind.”

UB’s Center for the Moving Image (CMI), directed by Emmy Award-winning arts filmmaker Elliot Caplan, professor of media study, will host “An Evening with Richard Foreman” at 7 p.m. March 23 in the Market Arcade Film and Arts Center, 639 Main St. in downtown Buffalo. The event is free and open to the public.

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