Evening Plays
Paperback, 152 pages ISBN: 9781559365819Publication Date:
24 Sep 2020
Size: 215mm x 135mm£16.99

Evening Plays

By Richard Maxwell

Paperback £16.99

Three new dramas, written by award-winning playwright Richard Maxwell as a response to Dante's Divine Comedy.

The Evening centers around three archetypal barflies who together form an elegy of universal loss. The loss of a loved one seeps poignantly into his illustration of the stark reality and emotional tumult of coping with death.

Samara is a mythic tale of redemption that follows a messenger through a bleak frontier in his quest to collect a debt, though the human cost of the journey may be more than he bargained for.

And Paradiso, which takes place in the not-too distant future, describes three great loves: family, country and God.

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'Perhaps the greatest American experimental theater auteur of his generation'

New York Times
Paperback, 152 pages ISBN: 9781559365819Publication Date:
24 Sep 2020
Size: 215mm x 135mm£16.99

Also by Richard Maxwell:

Richard Maxwell: Plays 1996-2000
Theater for Beginners

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