The Barber of Seville: In a New Translation and Adaptation by Bernard Sahlins

The Barber of Seville: In a New Translation and Adaptation by Bernard Sahlins

by Pierre Augustin de Beaumarchais, Bernard Sahlins
     
 

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Fast-moving and brisk, and filled with wit, humor, and gaiety, the Barber is assured of immortality because of its sheer fun. Mr. Sahlins’s deft adaptation of a superbly constructed plot, and his attention to language for present-day audiences, make this a beautifully playable farce. An appropriate companion to The Marriage of Figaro, also available in the

Overview

Fast-moving and brisk, and filled with wit, humor, and gaiety, the Barber is assured of immortality because of its sheer fun. Mr. Sahlins’s deft adaptation of a superbly constructed plot, and his attention to language for present-day audiences, make this a beautifully playable farce. An appropriate companion to The Marriage of Figaro, also available in the series.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566632034
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Series:
Plays for Performance Series
Pages:
83
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.52(d)

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Meet the Author

The Plays for Performance series is edited by Nicholas Rudall, former artistic director of the Court Theatre at the University of Chicago where he is professor of classics, and Bernard Sahlins, founder and director of the Second City. They both live in Chicago, Illinois.

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