Dream Play, A by STRINDBERG, August

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A Dream Play (Swedish: Ett drömspel) was written in 1901 by the Swedish playwright August Strindberg. It was first performed in Stockholm on 17 April 1907. It remains one of Strindberg's most admired and influential dramas, seen as an important precursor to both dramatic Expressionism and Surrealism. The primary character in the play is Agnes, a daughter of the Vedic god Indra. She descends to Earth to bear witness to problems of human beings. She meets about 40 characters, some of them having a clearly symbolical value (such as four deans representing theology, philosophy, medicine, and law). After experiencing all sorts of human suffering (for example poverty, cruelty, and the routine of family life), the daughter of gods realizes that human beings are to be pitied. - Summary by Wikipedia Cast List: The Daughter of Indra (Agnes); Voice of the Women (+ All); The Crew: Amanda Friday The Officer (+All in III): Ron Altman The Lawyer; All Right-Minded: Chuck Williamson The Poet: Lucy Perry The Voice of Indra: om123 The Glazier; Voice of the Men, Tenor and Bass (+All); The Crew: alanmapstone The Father; He (+All); The Second Coalheaver; Dean of Philosophy: ToddHW The Mother: Margaret Espaillat Lena: Rebecca Braunert-Plunkett The Portress; The Wife; The Gentleman: CaprishaPage The Billposter: EccentricOwl Victoria (also "A Woman's Voice from Above"); She (+All): Elizabeth Klett The Ballet Girl; Voice of the Children (+All); The Crew: Frances Brown The Male Chorus Singer; The Boy (+All the Boys): Libby Gohn The Prompter; The Blind Man (+All): Mary J The Policeman; The Husband; Dean of Jurisprudence: Arnaldo Machado Christine; The First Coalheaver: KHand The Master of Quarantine (+All in Act II): Zachary Brewster-Geisz The Pensioner (+ All); The Naval Officer; Dean of Theology: Prachi Pendse The Maids; The Lady; Don Juan: WoollyBee Edith; Dean of Medicine: Anna Simon The Teacher: Savannah Lord Chancellor: Josh Kirsh Narrator: Sarah Terry Edited by Chuck Williamson

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