Dances of Death

Cast: 2f 4m

Staging: Two interior sets (military base and living room of a house)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848423404Publication Date:
30 May 2013
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781780012537Publication Date:
15 Aug 2013
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First Staged:
Gate Theatre, London, 2013

Dances of Death

By Howard Brenton Original author August Strindberg

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A gripping new version of Strindberg's masterly, darkly hilarious depiction of the struggles and strains of marriage.

Meet Edgar and Alice. Married for almost thirty years, theirs is a relationship of mutual explosive loathing. Strindberg's tale paints a compelling and bitterly funny portrait of a magnificently doomed couple, whose ongoing battle threatens not only their future, but that of their friends and children as well.

Howard Brenton's Dances of Death includes both Part One and the rarely performed Part Two of this masterpiece of European theatre, condensed into a single two-act drama. The play premiered at the Gate Theatre, London, in May 2013.

Press Quotes

'Ferociously intense... a howl of primitive power'

The Times

'A particularly excoriating exercise in psychological warfare... remarkable'

Telegraph

'A blistering account of a mildewed marriage'

Whatsonstage.com

'Howard Brenton has worked wonders... this fresh and exciting new version demands to be seen'

British Theatre Guide

Cast: 2f 4m

Staging:Two interior sets (military base and living room of a house)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848423404Publication Date:
30 May 2013
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781780012537Publication Date:
15 Aug 2013
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Howard Brenton:

Anne Boleyn
Drawing the Line
The Blinding Light
55 Days
#aiww: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei
Never So Good
Hot Irons (Bin End Stock)
Jude
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (stage version)
Paul
Creditors
Eternal Love
Faust: Parts I & II
The Shadow Factory
Berlin Bertie
Lawrence After Arabia
Doctor Scroggy's War
Miss Julie & Creditors
Miss Julie
Miss Julie (Bin End Stock)

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Also by August Strindberg:

Miss Julie & Creditors
Miss Julie (Bin End Stock)
Creditors
A Dream Play
The Dance of Death
The Dance of Death
Miss Julie
The Father
Miss Julie (Drama Classics)

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