Six Characters in Search of an Author

Six Characters in Search of an Author

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Overview

Pirandello's classic play updated for the twenty-first century by the team behind "Faustus".

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781854595317
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
Publication date: 06/01/2009
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Niclas Olson's adaptations of Shakespeare's HAMLET, ROMEO AND JULIET, Christopher Marlowe's DOCTOR FAUSTUS, August Strindberg's MISS JULIE, Luigi Pirandello's SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR, Henrik Ibsen's GHOSTS and A DOLL'S HOUSE were commissioned and performed by New Muses Theatre Company. His original plays LAST WALTZ ON A MIDNIGHT VIOLIN and DIRTY LAUNDRY have been staged at Pacific Lutheran University. He studied playwriting in London and received his degree in theatre from Pacific Lutheran University.

Luigi Pirandello was an Italian novelist, playwright and poet. His major plays include RIGHT YOU ARE (IF YOU THINK YOU ARE); HENRY IV; THE RULES OF THE GAME; TONIGHT WE IMPROVISE; and THE MAN WITH THE FLOWER IN HIS MOUTH. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1934 and is considered one of the forerunners of the absurdist theatre movement.

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