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Becket (Hill trans.) - Full Length Play, Drama

Becket (Hill trans.)

Lucienne Hill

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Full Length Play, Drama

24m, 4f

ISBN: 9780573619281

Jean Anouilh
Translated by Lucienne Hill
Winner! 1961 Tony Award, Best Play
Winner! 1961 Critic's Circle Award, Best Play

"Anouilh's finest play since Antigone… Splendid." - The London Times
"Fine craftsmanship… One of the finest feats of the kind." - The D…

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Full Length Play

Drama

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RECOGNITION / AWARDS

Tony, From Broadway

Winner! 4 1961 Tony Awards, including Best Play
Winner! 1961 Critic's Circle Award, Best Play
Never have Anouilh's characteristic intelligence and irony been employed with more telling effect than in this drama of the tragic relationship between the King Henry of England and the introspective intellectual who had been his dearest friend, but who became his implacable enemy when intrigue raised him to the hierarchy of the church. Produced to great acclaim in London, New York and Paris.

"Anouilh's finest play since Antigone… Splendid." - The London Times

"Fine craftsmanship… One of the finest feats of the kind." - The Daily Telegraph

Becket was first presented on Broadway by David Merrick at the St. James Theatre in New York City on October 5, 1960. It was directed by Peter Glenville.
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24m, 4f

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Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)

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Lucienne Hill

Lucienne Hill (1923 - 2012) became well-known for her for her translations of French dramatist Jean Anouilh. After a brief career as an actress of stage and screen, she was nominated for a Tony Award for her translation of The Waltz of the Toreadors, and won one in 1961 for the Broadway production of Anouilh's Becket. Ms. Hill was first commissioned to translate Anouilh at the behest of Laurence ... view full profile

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