By Hiroko Mikami,Naoko Yagi
By Hiroko Mikami,Naoko Yagi
By Karel Capek,Cathy Porter,Peter Majer
This quantity brings jointly clean new translations of 4 of his preferred performs, greater than ever suitable this day. In R. U. R., the robotic - an concept Çapek was once the 1st to invent - progressively takes over all points of human lifestyles other than procreation; The Insect Play is a satirical fantasy during which beetles, butterflies and ants provide dramatic shape to diverse philosophies of existence; The Makropulos Case is a myth approximately human mortality, eventually celebrating the typical lifespan; The White Plague is a savage and anguished satire opposed to fascist dictatorship and the virus of inhumanity.
By Simon Longman
What follows is a hilarious procession of failed suffocations, experiments with a observed and journey to the educate tracks during this humorous and relocating black comedy approximately friendship, unemployment and a cow referred to as Sandy.
Milked premiered in a creation by way of Pentabus Theatre corporation in November 2013. This version is released to coincide with the revival and nationwide travel, starting February 2015.
By Simon Stephens
This scholar variation bargains a learn of the which means, context and function offerings to be had during this refined and political play. The in-depth statement explores the play's subject matters, its kaleidoscopic constitution and the play's creation heritage, either the German and united kingdom premieres. The editor, Jacqueline Bolton, accommodates formerly unpublished interviews with Simon Stephens and the administrators and dramaturgs linked to the early productions. The observation unearths the play's functionality percentages, in addition to discussing its complete shape, leading edge constitution and compassionate impetus. it is usually a chronology of the playwright's existence and paintings, an advent giving the heritage to the play, remark on subject matters, characters, language and magnificence, notes on person phrases and words within the textual content, questions for extra examine and bibliography and extra reading.
By Vinay Patel
Midnight on the Dartford Crossing; Roland's settled in for one more exciting evening supervising the toll machines; Andrea's beautiful certain she's come to kill herself. Neither of them desires to be there. either imagine the other's loopy. nonetheless, it really is great to have corporation.
strangers on a bridge at midnight, a online game of dominoes, and a price prepared meal – HighTide Escalator playwright Vinay Patel's new play explores humanity, desperation and wish.
Following on from the good fortune of his debut play, real Brits, which premiered on the 2014 Edinburgh competition Fringe, Free Fall used to be Vinay Patel's first full-length play to be staged in London.
By Louise Geddes
By Clara Brennan
In this period of destructive coalition cuts and disillusionment, has politics forgotten humans? do we fairly take the facility again? Amy is set to discover out.
Spine was once initially provided by way of FoolsCap in organization with Soho Theatre at Underbelly as a part of the Edinburgh Fringe competition 2014.
By Barbara Ravelhofer
James Shirley used to be the final nice dramatist of the English Renaissance, shining out between different luminaries similar to John Ford, Ben Jonson, or Richard Brome.
This assortment considers Shirley in the tradition of his time, and highlights his contribution to seventeenth-century English literature as poet and playwright. person essays discover Shirley’s musical theatre and spoken verse, functionality stipulations, lady organization and politics, and the presentation of his paintings in manuscript and print. jointly, the essays gather a bigger photo of Caroline drama, exhibiting it to be greater than easily a nostalgic endgame, its poets daintily sipping hemlock at the eve of the Civil Wars.
Shirley’s literary versatility and lengthy lifestyles, spanning the final days of Queen Elizabeth I to the ascension of Charles II, make him an excellent author via whom to envision the targeted characteristics of Caroline theatre.
By William Shakespeare
«William Shakspeare's sämmtliche Gedichte», von William Shakespeare. Ein dynamisches Inhaltsverzeichnis ermöglicht den direkten Zugriff auf die verschiedenen Abschnitte.
- William Shakspeare's Sämmtliche Gedichte