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Six Characters In Search Of An Author
     

Six Characters In Search Of An Author

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by Luigi Pirandello, American Repertory Theatre (Cambridge Ma
 

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Robert Brustein's highly acclaimed adaptation of Pirandello's masterpiece, a study in illusion and reality which follows a group of characters who try to fashion their life stories into acceptable drama. Plays for Performance Series.

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Robert Brustein's highly acclaimed adaptation of Pirandello's masterpiece, a study in illusion and reality which follows a group of characters who try to fashion their life stories into acceptable drama. Plays for Performance Series.

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The New York Times
Ingenious...a striking re-imagining of Six Characters that heightens the play's theatricality even as it grounds it in the mundane.... It keeps faith with Pirandello's case for the peculiarly irresistible power of illusion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780929587585
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
Plays for Performance Series
Pages:
86
Product dimensions:
5.57(w) x 8.65(h) x 0.26(d)

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.

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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