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Piano (Griffiths) - Full Length Play, Drama

Piano (Griffiths)

Trevor Griffiths, A. Adabashyan, Nikita Mikhalkov

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Full Length Play, Drama

11m, 3f, 1boy(s)

ISBN: 9780573627750

Based on the film Unfinished Piece for Mechanical
Piano by A. Adabashyan and N. Mikhalkov
1904. Early summer in the Russian countryside. The general's widow is entertaining two generations of friends, neighbors and family. It is an afternoon of food, drink, music, dancing, cards, fireworks and conversation. On display is the gamut of human behavior comic, pathetic, dignified, visionary, …

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Full Length Play

Drama

Time Period - 1900-1910

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1904. Early summer in the Russian countryside. The general's widow is entertaining two generations of friends, neighbors and family. It is an afternoon of food, drink, music, dancing, cards, fireworks and conversation. On display is the gamut of human behavior comic, pathetic, dignified, visionary, blinkered in a society to whom history is about to speak. This play is a theatrical meditation on the imaginative Russian film makers' reworking of themes from Chekhov's short fiction and plays, most notably Platonov.
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11m, 3f, 1boy(s)

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Trevor Griffiths

Trevor Griffiths

Trevor Griffiths was born in Manchester in 1935, of Irish and Welsh descent. He worked as a teacher, a liberal studies lecturer and a further education officer for the BBC before becoming a full time writer in 1970. He has been writing for the theatre, television and cinema since the late 60s. His work has been seen throughout the world and he has won numerous awards. His best-known stage play, ... view full profile

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A. Adabashyan

Actor, writer, designer and director Aleksandr Artyomovich Adabashyan was born in Moscow in 1945 the same year as his friend and steady collaborator Nikita Mikhalkov. The two men’s varied pairings began in 1974 when Artyomovich production designed Mikhalkov’s feature debut “At Home Among Strangers, Strangers at Home”, a low budget “Borscht Western” set during the bloody Russian civil war following ... view full profile

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