David Fishelson

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Plays by David Fishelson

audio The Idiot (adapt. Fishelson)

LA Theatre Works
Type: Audio

Dostoyevsky’s monumental novel The Idiot, adapted into a spellbinding full-cast drama by playwright David Fishelson.

In The Idiot, meet the kindly, childlike Prince Myshkin, as he returns to the decadent social whirl of 1860s St. Petersburg. The two most beautiful, sought-after women in the town compete for his affections, in a duel that grows increasingly dangerous.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Edward Asner, Kate Asner, Angela Bettis, Arye Gross, John Kapelos, Robert Machray, Jon Matthews, Johanna McKay, Paul Mercier, Laurel Moglen, Michael Rivkin, Peggy Roeder and Douglas Weston.

Featuring: Edward Asner, Kate Asner, Angela Bettis, Arye Gross, John Kapelos, Robert Machray, Jon Matthews, Johanna McKay, Paul Mercier, Laurel Moglen, Michael Rivkin, Peggy Roeder, Douglas Weston

David Fishelson is an American playwright, director and producer. As well as his celebrated work as a founder of and producer at Manhattan Ensemble Theatre, he has also dramatized, directed and produced adapations of two of Dostoevsky's novels: The Idiot and The Brothers Karamazov. Other adaptations include dramatizations of The Golem, by H. Leivick, and The Castle by Franz Kafka.