Purgatorio (BOK)

Ariel Dorfman

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West End opening for world premiere of new play by the author of Death and the Maiden - starring Rupert Graves A Man and a Woman - who are timeless versions of the mythical Jason and Medea - have entered purgatory: a soul-less white room. Each is interrogated in turn by the other. Each has to reach a state of forgiveness and contrition before they can leave purgatory and 'move on'. In the course of all this the Medea 'story' is reprised - particularly from her point of view. An outstanding moment is when she recalls - with terrible reality - how she actually killed her children: including the horrifying decision as to which one to kill first (while the other looks on). Purgatory is like Sartre's Huis Clos rewritten by Kafka. The whole play has a hypnotic, mesmeric, circular quality: the end links up to the beginning in a seamless round. It is a play brimming with ideas, blending myth with multifold literary references. There has been nothing as serious and ambitious on the London stage for years.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2006
Forfatter Ariel Dorfman Forlag
ISBN 9781854596697 Antall sider 96
Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,8cm x 0,6cm Vekt 41 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Plays, playscripts

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