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Reader

Written by

Ariel Dorfman

~playauthor~Written by~ Ariel Dorfman

Nick Hern Books, 1995

NHB Modern Plays

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Acts: 2, Roles: Total (11), Female (4), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...Ariel Dorfman’s play Reader is a thriller about a censor who discovers that the novel he is about to ban bears a close resemblance to his own life. It was first performed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, on 28 July 1995....

Death and the Maiden

Written by

Ariel Dorfman

~playauthor~Written by~ Ariel Dorfman

Nick Hern Books, 1996

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 8, Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Ariel Dorfman's Death and the Maiden is a psychological thriller about a woman who, in a country newly released from dictatorship, seeks revenge on the man she believes to have been her torturer. Translated by Dorfman from his original...

Purgatorio

Written by

Ariel Dorfman

~playauthor~Written by~ Ariel Dorfman

Nick Hern Books, 2006

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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...Ariel Dorfman’s Purgatorio is a claustrophobic two-hander about revenge and redemption, with echoes of Jean-Paul Sartre’s 1944 play Huis Clos and Euripides' Medea. It was first performed at the Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, USA, on 2...
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... writer Ariel Dorfman, forced into exile in 1973. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring John Kapelos, John Mahoney, Carolyn Seymour and Kristoffer Tabori. Featuring: John Kapelos, John Mahoney, Carolyn Seymour, Kristoffer Tabori...

Widows

Written by

Ariel Dorfman

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Tony Kushner

~playauthor~Written by~ Ariel Dorfman , Tony Kushner

Nick Hern Books, 1997

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 31, Roles: Total (24), Female (13), Male (11), Unassigned (0)

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...Ariel Dorfman’s play Widows is about a political protest in a country ruled by a military junta. It was written in collaboration with playwright Tony Kushner (the author of Angels in America), and based on Dorfman’s 1983 novel of the same...