On Ego

On Ego

by Mick Gordon, Paul Broks
     
 

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Inspired by Intimate Death by Marie de Hennezel.


Can the dying teach us how to live? Inspired by the experiences of psychologist and palliative careworker Marie de Hennezel, we are asked to accompany people towards death. Characters explain to the audience the nature and progress of their disease and share final thoughts and deeds. A beautifully simple

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Inspired by Intimate Death by Marie de Hennezel.


Can the dying teach us how to live? Inspired by the experiences of psychologist and palliative careworker Marie de Hennezel, we are asked to accompany people towards death. Characters explain to the audience the nature and progress of their disease and share final thoughts and deeds. A beautifully simple piece.


On Death is part of a groundbreaking series of 'theatre essays', which use drama as a way of exploring the fundamental preoccupations of modern life. Other works include On Love and On Ego.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781783193615
Publisher:
OBERON BOOKS Ltd
Publication date:
11/30/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
62
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

Mick is a director, playwright and essayist. He is Artistic Director of Aarhus Teater in Denmark. Previously he was Artistic Director of On Theatre and On Film, Trevor Nunn's Associate Director at the Royal National Theatre and was Director of the National's Transformation Season. He was Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre from 1998-2000. He has written eight plays. These and his latest essays are published by Oberon Books.

Awards include the Critics Circle Award for Most Promising Newcomer and the Peter Brook Award for Most Outstanding Theatre . He graduated from Oxford with first class honours.

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