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Office Party, The (The Garden Party) - Full Length Play, Satire/Political Satire

Office Party, The (The Garden Party)

Vaclav Havel, Jan Novak

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Full Length Play, Satire/Political Satire

6m, 3f

ISBN: MS00000000152

By Vaclav Havel
Translated by Jan Novak
NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is from the Samuel French Vault and is made from a scan of an archived manuscript. We hope you’ll treasure this glimpse into theatre history.

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$19.95
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Full Length Play

Satire/Political Satire

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A free adaptation of Havel's classic first play, The Garden Party.

Officials of the Offices for Opening are at war with those from the Offices for Closing. Hugo Pludek, caught in the middle of their power struggle, is entrusted with a special task: to build a new office for 'The Central Commission for Opening and Closing'.

Read Jan Novak's foreword to THE OFFICE PARTY on [Breaking Character]!

Zahradni slavnost in the translation of Jan Novak as Office Party was first performed on October 26, 2006, by New York’s Oracle Theater at the Brick Theater in Brooklyn.
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6m, 3f

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Vaclav Havel

Vaclav Havel

Václav Havel (1936 – 2011) was born in Prague, and was the first president of post-communist Czechoslovakia and the proceeding Czech Republic. In addition to his notoriety from a long history of Czech political involvement, he is regarded as one of the most influential European playwrights. His plays include The Memorandum, The Garden Party, Temptation, and Largo Desolato. view full profile

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