The Prince of Homburg by Heinrich von Kleist
Von Kleist's last work and his masterpiece is an historical tragedy in which a prince's love for a woman confounds his orders of battle.
About 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.