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Barbarians - Full Length Play, Drama

Barbarians

Michael Weller, Maxim Gorky, Kitty Hunter Blair, Jeremy Brooks

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Full Length Play, Drama

15m, 8f

ISBN: 9780573606588

Translated by Kitty Hunter Blair, Jeremy Brooks and Michael Weller
"It is steadily engrossing. This version of a rarely produced play, in an articulate translation ... offers additional proof of Gorky's importance as a playwright." - N.Y. Times.

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Description

Full Length Play

Drama

A small provincial Russian town is suddenly aroused from its lethargy by the imminent arrival of the first railroad. Gorky is less concerned here with the Industrial Revolution than with the damaging personal effect of people who represent progress in this case, two engineers who come to prepare for the railroad and who sweep into the lives of all and sundry with the force of a gale, upsetting stalemated romances, stale marriages and the equilibrium of the petty bureaucracy. An excellent choice for college and repertory production. Produced in New York by the BAM Theatre Company.
"It is steadily engrossing. This version of a rarely produced play, in an articulate translation ... offers additional proof of Gorky's importance as a playwright." - N.Y. Times.
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15m, 8f

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Michael Weller's interview for Dave's Gone By

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Michael Weller

Michael Weller studied music composition at Brandeis University, then worked as a jazz pianist before taking his graduate degree in theater at the University of Manchester, England. His best-known plays are Moonchildren, Fishing, Loose Ends and Spoils Of War. His films include Hair and Ragtime and a teleplay of Spoils of War. He co-founded (with Angelina Fiordelissi and Suzanne Brinkley) and ... view full profile

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