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nazi attack

Advantages: poignancy
Disadvantages: few

This is the touching tale of a Jew boy who is persecuted. It is obviously meant as a comment on the second world war and was indeed written in 1958, but Frisch conceals identities and thinly veils references to the Nazis, making the play able to be perfor ...

lewiscrofts 17.07.2000 · Read full review

Review of Andorra - Max Frisch

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a good read

Advantages: good plot, excellent contrast of characters
Disadvantages: irish slang sometimes hard to get!

this is another play i read and performed for my drama exam. I played the part of Rose in the opening scene. this is a funny, sad but heart warming play set in the back and beyond in a fictoinal town called Ballybeg. It tells the story of five sisters ...

meeeee4 28.07.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Dancing at Lughnasa - Brian Friel

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A classic example of social struggles in 1930's Ireland.

Advantages: An overall fantastic piece of literature.
Disadvantages: Quite short.

Dancing at Lughnasa is possibly one of Brian Friels' best pieces of literature. The play is short, making it an easy read, however in these few pages Friel manages to grip the reader and the dialogue of the characters almost becomes addictive. The play, ...

WillTheQuantum 09.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Dancing at Lughnasa - Brian Friel

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I'll Sell You This Play In 29 Words!

Advantages: Very clever and funny play with an excellent cast
Disadvantages: None!

...a play so much, that you decide to go back and see it all again the next day? Then book for the following Thursday too? That's what hubby and I did with Noises Off. We saw it in Cardiff last Friday and Saturday and are going to Mal ...

KarenUK 27.10.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Noises Off - Michael Frayn

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An excellent play

Advantages: Very Romantic
Disadvantages: A little predictable

...I really enjoyed reading this play, and I know it is well received by most literary critics. Thomas Keneally also thought it was excellent as he used it in his story about "The Playmaker." The play tells a story of love and romance. It is centred on t ...

robertjake 04.10.2000 · Read full review
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Review of The Recruiting Officer - George Farquhar

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