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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....

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

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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...

Julie (After Strindberg)

From an original work by

August Strindberg

~playauthor~Written by~ Polly Stenham , August Strindberg ~playauthor~From an original work by~ August Strindberg

Faber and Faber, 2018

Faber Drama

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Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (1)

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... for survival. Polly Stenham reimagines August Strindberg’s Miss Julie in contemporary London. Julie premiered at the National Theatre, London, in May 2018....

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

Playtext

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....

A Dream Play

Adapted by

Caryl Churchill

From an original work by

August Strindberg

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , Caryl Churchill ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Caryl Churchill ~playauthor~From an original work by~ August Strindberg

Nick Hern Books, 2005

NHB Classic Plays

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Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (36), Female (10), Male (25), Unassigned (0)

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...Caryl Churchill's version of August Strindberg's 1901 drama A Dream Play was written for the director Katie Mitchell, based on a literal translation of the Swedish original by Charlotte Barslund. It was first performed, with additional...

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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... an explosive conclusion that will shake the existing order to its core. Zinnie Harris's new version of Strindberg's nineteenth-century masterpiece, Miss Julie, relocates the play to central Scotland between the wars. The play premiered at Platform, Easterhouse, in a National Theatre of Scotland Ensemble production in September 2006....

Miss Julie

Translated by

David Eldridge

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

Methuen Drama, 2012

Modern Plays

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

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... the restrictions of servility and hierarchy. Strindberg writes with disdain of a woman deformed by her belief that she is equal to man, but Miss Julie emerges as a compellingly mercurial character, tense and hysterical and tragic....

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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... of hallucinations, encountering many figures from his life whom he had previously wronged. These figures, as painful as they are for him to meet, prove to be his spiritual salvation. Described by Strindberg as 'the best play I have...

The Stronger

Translated by

Michael Meyer

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

Methuen Drama, 1982

World Classics

Playtext

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

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... indicating provocative gestures and emotive facial expressions, Mademoiselle Y is, too, given a distinct persona. Strindberg’s allegiance to the reality and normality of life is evident in this play, as the main point...

Creditors

Translated by

David Greig

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

Faber and Faber, 2008

Faber Drama

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

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... Regarded as Strindberg's most mature work, Creditors is a darkly comic tale of obsession, honour and revenge. David Greig's version premiered at the Donmar Warehouse, London, in September 2008....