Krystyna Kofta

Plays by Krystyna Kofta

The Umbilical Cord

Aurora Metro Books
Type: Text

The portrayal of an intense three-way relationship in a family where ritual has replaced real life. Drawing on Witkiewicz's play The Mother, set against the Gulag experience, the play explores 'a generation suffering moral defeat'.

Krystyna Kofta is a Polish playwright, author and journalist, whose plays include Old Witches, The Umbilical Chord and Professor Mephisto's Salon.