Includes the plays: The Mayor of Zalamea, Life's a Dream, The Great Theatre of the World
In The Mayor of Zalamea, commissioned by the Royal National Theatre, peasants’ honour clashes with military discipline. Life’s a Dream is Calderón’s most famous philosophical play. The Great Theatre of the World is an allegorical work that would originally have been performed in the street to the accompaniment of music and dancing.
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About the Author
John Barton is a director and an Advisory Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company (which he helped found in 1959). He spent nearly 20 years developing his epic 'Tantalus', which is an extension of his earlier work, 'The Greeks' (1980). He has adapted some twenty texts for the theatre and has also published, 'The First Stage', 'The Hollow Crown', 'The Wars of the Roses', 'The Greeks', 'La Ronde' and 'Playing Shakespeare'.