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A Theatre Buff Reviews: The Dance of Death

Tolstoy’s observation that “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way” is just as true for marriages as it is for families. 466 more words

Theater Review


by August Strindberg
Directed by Martha Henry
At the Studio Theatre. July 23-September 10, 2016

The Dance of Death is a caricature of tragedy, which does not mean, however, that it is a cartoon. 633 more words

Theatre Reviews

PREVIEW: Dreamplay, The Vaults

BAZ Productions have created a new production created a new  version of August Strindberg’s 1901 play, to be presented at The Vaults Theatre from the 10th September until the 1st October.  196 more words

A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life. 6 more words

August Strindberg

August Strindberg

August Strindberg (1849-1912) was a Swedish author, poet, and playwright.

Original Background Image: Sky by George Hodan


Munch, Steffen Kverneland (graphic novel)

Munch is my second biography in graphic novel form from SelfMadeHero, following on from a life of Agatha Christie that I reviewed last month. Norwegian painter Edvard Munch (1863–1944) is, of course, best known for… 663 more words

Nonfiction Reviews

Review: Miss Julie (2014)

Director: Liv Ullman


This review was originally published on Scannain.com

How can Miss Julie fail? August Strindberg’s tale of cross-class sexual politics is knee-deep in flirtations and commentary, boasts three fine actors and a stunning Northern Irish locale for a setting. 481 more words