Miss Julie

Cast: 2f 1m plus optional extras

Staging: single interior setting

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

EPUB, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780019345Publication Date:
27 Jul 2017
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
This adaptation: Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, 2017

Miss Julie

By August Strindberg Adapted by Howard Brenton

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Midsummer's Eve, Sweden. A night when the sun doesn't set. A night of drinking and dancing. A night to break the rules.

When Julie, alone on her father's estate, gatecrashes the servants' party, she finds herself in a dangerous tryst with her father's manservant, Jean. What begins as a flirtatious game gradually descends, over the course of a long and sultry night, into a savage fight for survival.

Howard Brenton brings August Strindberg's genius to life in this brilliant adaptation of Miss Julie. It premiered at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, in 2017, before transferring to Jermyn Street Theatre, London.

Note for Performers: This version of the play is for a cast of three (2f 1m), plus an unspecified number of extras, who sing and perform a dance.

This version of Miss Julie is also available in the volume Miss Julie & Creditors.

Press Quotes

'Never before have I seen such urgency and conviction that these few hours on a topsy-turvy Midsummer's Eve in late-19th-century Sweden really are a matter of life or death… Howard Brenton's confident adaptation breathes new life into this much-revived classic'

Evening Standard

'A kitchen sink drama of the most intense variety… the tension starts to build from the very first sizzle in the pan'

The Times

'Riveting... as real and sensational now as ever and as socially and politically pertinent'

Guardian

'Strindberg's passion play remains as resonant today in Howard Brenton's new translation as it was when first performed in the Paris of 1893'

The Observer

'Intense and visceral'

The Stage

Cast: 2f 1m plus optional extras

Staging:single interior setting

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

EPUB, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780019345Publication Date:
27 Jul 2017
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by August Strindberg:

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

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Also by Howard Brenton:

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

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