Six Characters in Search of an Author

Six Characters in Search of an Author

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by Luigi Pirandello
     
 

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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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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:
9781461699460
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Series:
Plays for Performance Series
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
86
File size:
835 KB

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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Luigi Pirandello oggi e il pi&#249; grande drammaturgo italiano del suo tempo. "Sei Personaggi in cerca d'auttore" esprime l'idea che presentendo le questioni in teatro che il pubblico potesse identificarsi con il teatro diventa piu intellettuale in rispetto con i drammi che semplicemente dare fiction. Ad esempio i personaggi della sua commedia, Pirandello esprime su problemi sociali come il suicidio, la morte, povero e la povert&#224;, il divorzio e la sofferenza che la gente hanno visto attorno al suo giorno e, come abbiamo visto &#232; stato un sacco di esso. Pirandello ha avuto successo perch&#233; lui ha fatto quello che pensavo &#232; giusto, e fare che aveva qualcosa per aiutare nel modo giusto.