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Archive Interview • TOM BURKE • Creditors • Donmar Warehouse • 2008

The ruggedly handsome Tom Burke takes time off from intensive rehearsals to discuss the latest venture at the Donmar Warehouse. Playing Adolph in August Strindberg’s less-well-known 1888 play… 1,052 more words


Review: Dance of Death – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

First published in The Times, Tuesday May 3 2016

Four Stars

August Strindberg wasn’t the first playwright to portray marriage as a fight to the death, but his vision of a man and woman locked in symbiosis has certainly echoed down the years. 419 more words

Theatre Reviews

'Under the Glacier' by Halldór Kiljan Laxness

Welcome to another day of the Easter Quote Week… Enjoy!

On the 23rd of April 1902, Halldór Kiljan Laxness was born in  Reykjavík, Iceland. The only Icelandic Nobel laureate in literature (1955), Laxness was a prolific writer of poetry, novels, short stories, plays, articles and travelogues. 760 more words


An Introduction to Celestography

The term “Celestograph” was first used in the 1890’s by August Strindberg, a Swedish playwright. Strindberg laid out a series of photographic plates on the ground, hoping to capture scenes of the night sky. 584 more words


August Strindberg and his Intentional Phallusy, Miss Julie’s Jean

In his naturalist, modern tragedy Miss Julie, August Strindberg’s title character Julie, is little more than a personification of the playwright’s misogyny, and is the antithesis of her male counterpart, Strindberg’s hero and alter ego, Jean. 2,069 more words



Mi-am făcut în ultimii doi ani un obicei de a merge la teatru la orice premieră care are loc. Regret că nu am făcut și… 492 more words


Savagery In Civilization: Paul Gauguin And His Tahiti-Inspired Graphic Work In Paris, 1893-1895.

By John P. Walsh

In May 1894 during a working visit to Brittany filled with nostalgia, a 45-year-old Paul Gauguin broke his leg above the ankle in a scuffle with sailors in broad daylight.  5,445 more words