Fragmented, Illogical, Unpredictable.

“The Committee Workshop style is almost the complete opposite of the Stanislavsky Method. ‘The Emotional Symphony’ where each member is assigned a different emotion to emit in the form of a sound upon the conductor’s cue breaks every rule of Method Acting. There is no character analysis, no logic, no build-up or reason for the emotions, only the emotions themselves. Somehow, the fragmented, illogical, and unpredictable nature of The Games more closely represents the workings of the human mind than the logical constancy and fixed identity portraits typical of O’Neill, Arthur Miller, Clifford Odets, etc.” – Judith Meyer, “The Games are the New Theatre”, Los Angeles Free Press, September 6, 1968 (thanks to Chris Smith, via Tamara Wilcox-Smith).



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