Pocket Guide to Ibsen, Chekhov, Strindberg

Michael Pennington
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The only accessible and comprehensive guide to the work of these major Scandinavian playwrights.

Whether you're looking of an overview of their major work, or going to see a play by one of these three writers and want a rundown of the storyline, A Pocket Guide to Ibsen, Chekhov and Strindberg is indispensable. Included within are a full introduction, historical and theatrical analysis plus detail of productions around the world to enable theatregoers and students to enjoy and understand the work more.

Author bio:

Michael Pennington has been a leading British actor for thirty years, playing a wide variety of roles in London's West End and for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal National Theatre and his own English Shakespeare Company, which he co-founded in 1986. He has also directed in England, Japan and the United States. His other books include The English Shakespeare Company - The Wars of the Roses, Hamlet: A User's Guide, Twelfth Night: A User's Guide and Are You There, Crocodile: Inventing Anton Chekhov. 'It is fortunate that so remarkable a writer and man has attracted so remarkable an actor.' - Sunday Telegraph on Michael Pennington's one-man show on Anton Chekhov.

Category: Plays & playscripts
ISBN: 9780571214754
Edition No: 1
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Plays
Pub Date: July 2005
Page Extent: 288
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Plays, playscripts