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Enemies

Written by

Maxim Gorky

and

David Hare

Translated by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ Maxim Gorky , David Hare ~playauthor~Translated by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 2006

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (24), Female (5), Male (19), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...1905. Russia is at a turning point. Zakhar Bardin is from the landowning class, but is now the uneasy owner of a factory. His managing director is determined to face down militant workers on a point of principle. But the shutting...

Children of the Sun

Written by

Maxim Gorky

and

Andrew Upton

Translated by

Andrew Upton

~playauthor~Written by~ Maxim Gorky , Andrew Upton ~playauthor~Translated by~ Andrew Upton

Faber and Faber, 2013

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (16), Female (7), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Protasov, detached and idealistic, wants only to immerse himself in chemical experiments to perfect mankind. He’s more or less oblivious to the voracious advances of the half-crazed widow Melaniya and his best friend’s unrelenting pursuit...

Vassa

Written by

Maxim Gorky

and

Mike Bartlett

Adapted by

Mike Bartlett

~playauthor~Written by~ Maxim Gorky , Mike Bartlett ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Mike Bartlett

Nick Hern Books, 2019

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 1, Roles: Total (10), Female (6), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Mike Bartlett's Vassa is an adaptation of Maxim Gorky's 1910 play Vassa Zheleznova. It was first performed at the Almeida Theatre, London, on 21 October 2019 (previews from 9 October).   The play is set, according...

Children of the Sun

Written by

Maxim Gorky

and

Stephen Mulrine

Translated by

Stephen Mulrine

~playauthor~Written by~ Maxim Gorky , Stephen Mulrine ~playauthor~Translated by~ Stephen Mulrine

Nick Hern Books, 2000

Drama Classics

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (16), Female (7), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Maxim Gorky's play Children of the Sun is a Chekhovian family drama, written while its author was briefly imprisoned in Saint Petersburg's Peter and Paul Fortress during the abortive Russian Revolution of 1905. It was initially banned...

Philistines

Written by

Maxim Gorky

and

Andrew Upton

Adapted by

Andrew Upton

~playauthor~Written by~ Maxim Gorky , Andrew Upton ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Andrew Upton

Faber and Faber, 2007

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (13), Female (6), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Sung at a funeral and a wedding today. The full gamut of the human experience from the ridiculous to the utterly pointless. A restless bunch of young radicals hang out, have sex, dance, drink, moan...