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The Dance of Death

From an original work by

August Strindberg

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson , August Strindberg ~playauthor~From an original work by~ August Strindberg

Nick Hern Books, 2013

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Conor McPherson's adaptation of August Strindberg’s 1900 play The Dance of Death, about a titanic battle of wills between a husband and wife, was first performed at the Trafalgar Studios, London, on 13 December 2012...

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Frank Camilleri

Frank Camilleri is Associate Professor in Theatre Studies at the University of Malta where he is also Director of the School of Performing Arts’ research centre for 21st Century Studies in Performance. He is Artistic Director and founder of Icarus Performance Project, which serves as the main platform of his Practice as Research (www.icarusproject.info). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Encountering Ensemble

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

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...Swedish theatre-maker Ingemar Lindh (1945–97) founded his research laboratory the Institutet för Scenkonst (Institute for Scenic Art) in 1971. He studied with corporeal mime master étienne Decroux in the late 1960s and had various...

Dances of Death  

From an original work by

August Strindberg

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , Howard Brenton ~playauthor~From an original work by~ August Strindberg

Nick Hern Books, 2013

NHB Classic Plays

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Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (6), Female (2), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Howard Brenton's play Dances of Death is an adaptation (from a literal translation by Agnes Broome) of August Strindberg's two plays, The Dance of Death Parts I and II (both written in 1900), about a marriage that has turned sour...

Miss Julie

From an original work by

August Strindberg

Translated by

Howard Brenton

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , Howard Brenton ~playauthor~From an original work by~ August Strindberg ~playauthor~Translated by~ Howard Brenton

Nick Hern Books, 2017

NHB Classic Plays

Playtext

Roles: Total (3), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Howard Brenton's adaptation of August Strindberg's play Miss Julie (from a literal translation by Agnes Broome) was first performed at the Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, on 30 June 2017 and later at Jermyn Street Theatre, London, on 14...
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...A BBC production of the play by August Strindberg, translated by Michael Meyer. Described by a critic as ‘a love-hate relationship played on a tightrope of tension’, this is Strindberg's drama about sex and class warfare. Janet McTeer plays...

Let the Right One In

Adapted by

Jack Thorne

~playauthor~Written by~ John Ajvide Lindqvist , Jack Thorne ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Jack Thorne

Nick Hern Books, 2013

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 40, Roles: Total (16), Female (2), Male (14), Unassigned (0)

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...Jack Thorne’s adaptation of Let the Right One In is based on the novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist (Låt den rätte komma in, 2004) and the subsequent Swedish-language film version (dir. Tomas Alfredson, 2008, with a screenplay by Lindqvist...

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Translated by

David Greig

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , David Greig ~playauthor~Translated by~ David Greig

Faber and Faber, 2008

Faber Drama

Playtext

Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Anxiously awaiting the return of his new wife, Adolph finds solace in the words of a stranger. But comfort soon turns to destruction as old wounds are opened, insecurities are laid bare and former debts are settled...

Julie

Adapted by

Zinnie Harris

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , Zinnie Harris ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Zinnie Harris

Faber and Faber, 2006

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 3, Roles: Total (3), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...In the oppressive heat of Midsummer's Eve, Julie, daughter of the lord, is drawn into a dangerous tryst with her father's butler. As the night wears on, the couple, from opposite ends of the social spectrum, dance, flirt and fight towards...

To Damascus (Part I)

Translated by

Michael Meyer

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , Michael Meyer ~playauthor~Translated by~ Michael Meyer

Methuen Drama, 1991

World Classics

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Acts: 5, Scenes: 17, Roles: Total (17), Female (5), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

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...A stranger stands on a street corner talking to a lady about his sufferings, fearing he has been cursed to live without contentment. She too is discontented, unhappy in her marriage to a local doctor; she allows herself to be taken away...

Miss Julie

Translated by

David Eldridge

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , David Eldridge ~playauthor~Translated by~ David Eldridge

Methuen Drama, 2012

Modern Plays

Playtext

Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...A conflict of sexual passion and social position that is jagged and gripping. Miss Julie is shocking in subject-matter, revolutionary in technique, and was fiercely attacked on publication for immorality. It is Midsummer...