Schmitt Plays: 1: Don Juan on Trial; The Visitor; Enigma Variations; Between Worlds

Schmitt Plays: 1: Don Juan on Trial; The Visitor; Enigma Variations; Between Worlds

by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt

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Overview

First publication in English of France's most successful contemporary playwright


Don Juan on Trial: 'Brilliant dialogue' (Le Figaro); The Visitor: 'An overwhelming triumph ...a masterpiece' (Paris Match); 'Sharp, biting, unexpected and cunning' Le Figaro; Enigma Variations: 'Schmitt...writes with extreme cunning...a brilliant author' (Le Monde); 'Simple, shattering and witty. A play full of surprises' (L'Express); Between Worlds: Schmitt's eighth play is a metaphysical comedy set in the 'Two Worlds Hotel', where those in a coma come to stay while their medical dramas unfold back amongst the living."I have been looking for a play like this for the last twenty years" (Alain Delon of Enigma Variations)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780413760203
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 07/18/2002
Series: Contemporary Dramatists
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt's first play, Don Juan on Trial, opened in 1991 and was performed at the RSC i n 1996. The Visitor opened in 1993, and has since been performed world-wide. Enigma Variations opene d in 1997, starring Alain Delon. Schmitt's other works include six further plays, two novels, adapta tions of plays and operas, and a translation of The Merchant of Venice.

Table of Contents

Don Juan on Trial; The Visitor; Enigma Variations; Between Worlds

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