The Breath of Life

The Breath of Life

The Breath of Life

by: David Hare

by: David Hare

The Breath of Life

The Breath of Life

by: David Hare

by: David Hare

Overview

Frances was the dutiful wife of Martin. Madeleine was his not-so-dutiful mistress of 25 years. Now Martin has moved to America with a younger woman, so the two enemies meet face to face at last, to discuss their relationships with the elusive man whom they refuse to be defined by. Together they explore the past, realizing they must learn to feel the breath of life again. This is a riveting play packed with electric tension, quick wit and raw humour.

Authors

David Hare

David Hare has been called "one of the great post-war British playwrights". Along with co-founding Portable Theatre Company and Joint Stock Theatre Group, he served as Resident Dramatist at the Royal Court Theatre in London and Resident Dramatist at the Nottingham Playhouse. His first play, Slag, was performed at the H ...

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