Brittanicus

Brittanicus

by Jean Racine, Robert David MacDonald
     
 

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An Almeida Theatre production that opened at the Albery Theatre with Diana Rigg and Toby Stephens, and then played for a season on Broadway. This political thriller, set in Rome at the beginning of Emperor Nero’s tyranny, lays bare the relationships at the heart of power as a world slips into moral chaos.

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An Almeida Theatre production that opened at the Albery Theatre with Diana Rigg and Toby Stephens, and then played for a season on Broadway. This political thriller, set in Rome at the beginning of Emperor Nero’s tyranny, lays bare the relationships at the heart of power as a world slips into moral chaos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849439817
Publisher:
OBERON BOOKS Ltd
Publication date:
11/02/1998
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
88
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

Born in Elgin, and originally trained as a musician, Robert David MacDonald spent some years as a translator for UNESCO before becoming assistant director at Glyndebourne and at the Royal Opera at Covent Garden. He directed plays and operas in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Berlin, Boston, Brussels, Houston, Minneapolis and Vienna. He was co-director of the Citizens' Theatre Company, Glasgow from 1971 to 2003 and wrote fifteen plays for the company. He died on 19 May 2004.

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