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Clara

Advantages: good
Disadvantages: nothing

This play is from the a prominent figure in American theatre and cinema for over 61 years, writing a wide variety of dramas, including celebrated plays such as The Crucible, All My Sons, and Death of a Salesman, which are studied and performed worldwide " ...

bolt123 27.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Clara - Arthur Miller

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BECKETT PRODUCED BY PETER BROOK

Advantages: SUPERB ACTORS
Disadvantages: GLOOMY, AS IT SHOULD BE

Last night I have seen Peter Brook's production of "Come and Go", together with "Rough for Theatre I", "Rockaby", "Neither" and "Act without Words II". The title of the whole evening was "Fragments", and it lasted about an hour; "Come and Go" is the last ...

shakscene 26.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Come and Go - Samuel Beckett

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Hands up those who've read it

Advantages: It's pretty...
Disadvantages: ... but something of a hotch-potch

I don't think Cymbeline is a famous play, at least not in the terms of Hamlet or MacBeth. I didn't read it until uni, and for most people being forced to read late Shakespeare by a slightly over-enthusiastic supervisor isn't going to be a problem. Cymbe ...

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Review of Cymbeline - William Shakespeare

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The King of Romantic Tragedies

Advantages: Wonderful dialogue, characters, and ideals in the ultimate romantic tragedy
Disadvantages: I can never get through this with dry eyes!

Speak of Romantic Tragedy, and everyone sighs for Romeo and Juliet, but for me it has always been Cyrano! Personally, I am of the opinion that Romeo and Juliet is more of a classic example of Black Comedy, but I digress...This review will reveal details, ...

Entwife 21.12.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Cyrano De Bergerac - Edmund Rostand

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Coriolanus

Advantages: Clever study of political intrigue, an eternal theme
Disadvantages: Hero is difficult to identify with and understand

Gripping tragedy on the grand scale set in ancient Rome. Coriolanus, the hero of the title, is a succesful general who seeks political power in the wake of the departure of the Tarquin kings. Shakespeare largely based his tale on the writings of Pluta ...

snowbird123 15.09.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Coriolanus - William Shakespeare

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