The Other Side

by  Ariel Dorfman

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  2m, 1f

"Mr. Dorfman has set out to denounce the cruelty of global feuds fired by nationalism and ethnic prejudice." - The New York Times


"Dorfman pulls us deep into the agony and absurdity on all sides of ongoing war." - Newsday

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The Other Side

by  Ariel Dorfman

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From the provocative author Ariel Dorfman, comes a powerful, timely new play. In a country at war for many years, a man and a woman wait. They pass their days confirming the identity of dead bodies at a hut near the border of the two fighting countries. When peace and a border guard arrive, chaos ensues. This moving and strangely comic work raises potent questions about war, identity, and love in our times.

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"Mr. Dorfman has set out to denounce the cruelty of global feuds fired by nationalism and ethnic prejudice." - The New York Times "Dorfman pulls us deep into the agony and absurdity on all sides of ongoing war." - Newsday

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Ariel Dorfman

Ariel Dorfman, the Chilean-American author of numerous works of fiction, plays, poems, screenplays and essays in both Spanish and English, holds the Walter Hines Page chair at Duke University. His books have been translated into over forty languages and his plays staged in more than one hundred countries. His play DEAT ...

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