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Ivo van Hove: ‘I give it all as Bowie gave it all – in a masked way’

Ivo Van Hove | And when I go into a rehearsal room, my philosophy is that once you close the door, everything is allowed because you are living in an imaginary world. You are playing – yet it is serious. A play needs to entertain but also do more, it must go deeper. In that room, every fantasy is allowed. Exploration is what good actors are interested in, they don’t want to spend their lives in their comfort zone.

from The Stage

Ivo van Hove's The Crucible review on Broadway

Moving and powerful performances compete with distracting horror movie touches in Ivo van Hove’s production