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Vassa
Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848429161Publication Date:
24 Oct 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781788502740Publication Date:
24 Oct 2019
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
This version: Almeida Theatre, London, 2019

Vassa

By Maxim Gorky Adapted by Mike Bartlett

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It's 8 a.m. and a revolt is underway.

The father is dying. The son is spying. The wife is cheating. The uncle is stealing. The mother is scheming. The dynasty is crumbling.

One house. One fortune. One victor.

Maxim Gorky's savagely funny play Vassa Zheleznova was first published in 1910. Mike Bartlett's adaptation, Vassa, premiered at the Almeida Theatre, London, in October 2019.

‘There are no miracles in this world. Only those we make for ourselves.’

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'Vivid, horribly vital and disgracefully funny'

Independent

'A savage farce about the failure of capitalism'

WhatsOnStage
Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848429161Publication Date:
24 Oct 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781788502740Publication Date:
24 Oct 2019
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Maxim Gorky:

Children of the Sun
Summerfolk

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Also by Mike Bartlett:

Albion
King Charles III (special edition)
Not Talking
Earthquakes in London
Wild
Game
Doctor Foster: The Scripts
Contractions
An Intervention
Snowflake
King Charles III
Medea (Headlong version)
My Child
Bull
Artefacts
Cock
13
Love, Love, Love

Go to author page...

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