The Sexual Neuroses Of Our Parents

Author: Lukas Bärfuss
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
ISBN: 9781854595799
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The Sexual Neuroses Of Our Parents. The provocative story of a modern family consumed by fear and hope, by the Swiss-born Lukas Bärfuss, a rising star of contemporary German theatre. When Dora's parents release her from her tranquillisers, they're not prepared for her potent sexual awakening.

Theatre World 2008 2009

Author: Ben Hodges
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781423473695
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Theatre World 2008 2009. Scenes from the plays and portraits of leading actors accompany a statistical record of the current season

Medea

Author: Kate Mulvany
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1783193042
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Medea. Two boys are playing a game. They fight, they laugh, they jump up and down, they play dead. Downstairs, their parents – Medea and Jason – are arguing. As the shouting gets louder, their bedroom will no longer be able to protect them from the violence of the outside world. Their iconic fate, at the hands of their mother, will ensure that they enter mythology as two of the most tragic siblings of all time. Medea is presented in association with Belvoir, Sydney and directed by Anne-Louise Sarks whose original production of the play was highly critically acclaimed. The production turns Euripides’ classic tale on its head – presenting the tragedy from the children’s perspective.

City Of Glass

Author: Duncan Macmillan
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1786821710
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City Of Glass. “It was a wrong number that started it.” When reclusive crime writer Daniel Quinn receives a mysterious phone call from a man seeking a private detective in the middle of the night, he quickly and unwittingly becomes the protagonist in a real-life thriller of his own. He falls under the spell of a strange and seductive woman, who engages him to protect her young husband from his sociopathic father. As the familiar territory of the noir detective genre gives way to something altogether more disturbing and unpredictable, Quinn becomes consumed by his mission, and begins to lose his grip on reality. Will he be drawn deeper into the abyss, or could the quest provide the purpose and meaning he needs to rebuild his shattered life?

Pitcairn

Author: Richard Bean
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1783196068
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Pitcairn. ‘It is as if we find ourselves at the beginning of time...’ It’s 1789. Ideas of revolution and democracy are in the air. In the South Pacific, Fletcher Christian overthrows Captain Bligh in the famous mutiny on The Bounty. With the ship’s crew and their Tahitian lovers and followers, Christian sails to the fertile and remote island of Pitcairn. But his dream of creating a society of equals is blown off course: by the greed and suspicions of the sailors, and by the Tahitian’s adherence to their hierarchy and traditions. With salty humour and growing horror, and inspired by littleknown events, Richard Bean charts a colony’s descent from a new Eden to a brutal dystopia.

Historical Dictionary Of German Theater

Author: William Grange
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442250208
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Historical Dictionary Of German Theater. The German-language theater is one of the most vibrant and generously endowed of any in the world. It boasts long and honored traditions that include world-renowned plays, playwrights, actors, directors, and designers, and several German theater artists have had an enormous impact on theater practice around the globe. Students continue to study German plays in dozens of languages, and every year scores of German plays are produced in a wide variety of non-German venues. This second edition of Historical Dictionary of German Theater covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries on directors, designers, producers, and movements such as Regietheater, “post-dramatic” approaches to theater production, the freie Szene of independent, non-subsidized groups, the role of increasingly massive government subsidies, and cities whose reputations as centers of innovation and excellence that have made the German-language theater one of the most vibrant anywhere on earth. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about German Theater.

Wittenberg

Author: David Davalos
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1783198427
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Wittenberg. Join the jury as two of history’s most stubborn intellectuals go head-to-head in a highly entertaining battle of reason versus faith. Set in late 1517, this smart, sprightly and audacious comedy centres on a fi ctitious meeting between university colleagues Dr. Faustus (a man of appetites), Martin Luther (a man of faith), and their student Hamlet (a young Prince struggling not only with his beliefs but also with his tennis game). This sparkling celebration of history, language, academia and religion by award-winning American playwright David Davalos will appeal to anyone looking for the answers to life’s big questions.

A Doll S House

Author: Henrik Ibsen
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 140817331X
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A Doll S House. Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House premiered in 1879 in Copenhagen, the second in a series of realist plays by Ibsen, and immediately provoked controversy with its apparently feminist message and exposure of the hypocrisy of Victorian middle-class marriage. In Ibsen's play, Nora Helmer has secretly (and deceptively) borrowed a large sum of money to pay for her husband, Torvald, to recover from illness on a sabbatical in Italy. Torvald's perception of Nora is of a silly, naive spendthrift, so it is only when the truth begins to emerge, and Torvald appreciates the initiative behind his wife, that unmendable cracks appear in their marriage.

Barrow Hill

Author: Jane Wainwright
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1849436045
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Barrow Hill. Chesterfield, Derbyshire, 2012. Kath is 86 years young and still going, but as her friends keep dying around her, her only tie to the world is her beloved chapel. When Kath discovers that the chapel is to be converted into luxury flats for young professionals and that her own son, Graham, has won the contract for the rebuilding work, she is forced into a bitter battle between the past and the future. In a society that’s waiting for her to die, Kath is confronted with the fragility of family loyalties and the pain of learning to let go...

People Of Today 2017

Author: Lucy Hume
Publisher: Debrett's
ISBN: 1999767039
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People Of Today 2017. Established in 1982, People of Today annually recognises over 20,000 individuals who are positively influencing Britain and inspiring others through their achievements and leadership. Entry is by invitation only. The objective criteria for inclusion and removal are strictly maintained, ensuring it is the only publication of its type whose membership accurately reflects people of influence today. Expert nomination panels guarantee People of Today is uniquely current and trusted and encompasses over 40 sectors, from academia, law and business to charity, sport and the arts.