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The God of Carnage

Translated by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Yasmina Reza , Christopher Hampton ~playauthor~Translated by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 2008

Faber Drama

Playtext

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

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... tantrums and tears before bedtime? Boys will be boys, but the adults are usually worse - much worse. Christopher Hampton's translation of Yasmina Reza's sharp-edged new play The God of Carnage premiered...

Life x 3

Translated by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Yasmina Reza , Christopher Hampton ~playauthor~Translated by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 2005

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (5), Female (2), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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... and the immaculate Ines appalled to find a ladder in her stocking. Things could have gone better. And maybe they will... With characteristic perception and wit, Yasmina Reza (elegantly translated by Christopher Hampton) slices into her characters to reveal...

Conversations after a Burial

Translated by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Yasmina Reza , Christopher Hampton ~playauthor~Translated by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 2005

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 9, Roles: Total (6), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Simon Weinberg is dead. And, on a November morning, six people gather at his funeral - brothers and a sister, lovers and in-laws. Mourning allows them a special privilege and, for a few hours, they are isolated in another world under...

'Art'

Translated by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Yasmina Reza , Christopher Hampton ~playauthor~Translated by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 2005

Faber Drama

Playtext

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

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...Serge has bought a modern work of art for a large sum of money. Marc hates the painting and cannot believe that a friend of his could possibly want such a work. Yvan attempts, unsuccessfully, to placate both sides with hilarious...

The Unexpected Man

Translated by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Yasmina Reza , Christopher Hampton ~playauthor~Translated by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 2005

Faber Drama

Playtext

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

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... translation of Yasmina Reza's disquieting play explores the 'nostalgia of what doesn't occur', and raises questions about the ambiguous relationship between writers and readers. The Unexpected Man in this translation was first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company at The Pit, Barbican Centre, London, in April 1998....
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...Sir David Suchet and Dame Harriet Walter star in Yasmina Reza’s The Unexpected Man, translated by Christopher Hampton. A notorious author shares a train compartment with a long-time reader. But can they connect with each other through...
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...Winner of the 2009 Tony Award®, God of Carnage is a brash and hilarious exploration of human nature. After one 11-year-old is hit by another, their parents meet to find a mature resolution. As the evening wears on, the veneer of civility...
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...How much would you pay for a painting with nothing on it? Would it be “art”? Marc’s best friend Serge has just bought a very expensive – and very white – painting. To Marc, it is a joke, and as battle lines are drawn, old friends use...