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"Marriage" Is Just Another Word for "Knife Fight" in The Dance of Death (GO!)
11 months ago by Bill Raden
A Noise Within’s revival of The Dance of Death, August Strindberg’s unsparing, 1901 depiction of marriage as a connubial knife fight, comes as a scabrously funny reminder of the debt owed the Swedish dramatist by the last century’s ...
Tartuffe and The Ugly One Explore Appearance Versus Reality
1 year ago by Steven Leigh Morris
German playwright Marius von Mayenburg's black comedy The Ugly One (translated by Maja Zade) has arrived at Ensemble Studio Theatre/L.A. (at Atwater Village Theatre) in Gates McFadden's ever-so-perky production, which works in marve...
2 years ago by Lovell Estell III
"Nothing is funnier than unhappiness; it's the most comical thing in the world," chimes Nell (Jill Hill), one of the very unhappy souls in Samuel Beckett's 1957 absurdist classic, Endgame, about four pitiful characters trapped in a ...
Pericles and The Miss Julie Dream Project: Sort-of Shakespeare, and Sort-of Strindberg
2 years ago by Steven Leigh Morris
There are dreams described within August Strindberg's 1888 play, Miss Julie — such as the moneyed title character being stranded on a pillar, and the object of her scandalous lust, a footman named Jean, stuck on the ground whi...