NT 2000: the Need to Make Meaning

  title={NT 2000: the Need to Make Meaning},
  author={Aleks Sierz},
  journal={New Theatre Quarterly},
  pages={192 - 193}
  • Aleks Sierz
  • Published 1 May 2000
  • History
  • New Theatre Quarterly
THE NATIONAL THEATRE'S best-kept secret of 1999 was NT 2000, a year-long series of 45-minute public platforms that staged extracts from the 'hundred most significant plays of the century', along with discussions involving writers, directors, and actors, many from original productions. Although the plays were selected by quite a small number of theatre practitioners about 850 were asked to nominate ten plays each the producer Angus MacKechnie says that it was an essentially 'democratic' process…