Gordon Craig


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Edward Henry Gordon Craig (16 January 1872 – 29 July 1966), sometimes known as Gordon Craig, was an English modernist theatre practitioner; he worked as an actor, director and scenic designer, as well as developing an influential body of theoretical writings. Craig was the son of revered actress Dame Ellen Terry.

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  • ''To be kind was why he flattered—but woe to any fool who accepted the flattery.''
    Gordon Craig (1872-1966), British theatrical designer, producer, actor. Quoted in Richard Ellman, Oscar Wilde, ch. 22 (1987). Said of Oscar Wilde....
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