Redirected from the theatre and its double the theatre and its double le theatre et son double is a collection of essays by french poet and playwright antonin artaud it contains his most famous works on the theatre including his manifestos for a theatre of cruelty. 12 the theater and its double every real effigy has a shadow which is its double and art must falter and fail from the moment the sculptor believes he has liberated the kind of shadow whose very existence will destroy his repose like all magic cultures expressed by appropriate hieroglyphs. A collection of manifestos originally published in 1938 the theater and its double is the fullest statement of the ideas of antonin artaud we cannot go on prostituting the idea of the theater. Antonin artaud 1896 1948 the author of the theater and its double was a surrealist poet before breaking with the movement when it became too political better known as a theorist than an artist his own works were often viewed as failures but he was a major influence on such writers as beckett genet and ionesco he suffered from mental disorders that kept him in and out of asylums for much of his life
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