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 FridayThe Officer (+All in III): Ron AltmanThe Lawyer; All Right-Minded: Chuck WilliamsonThe Poet: Lucy PerryThe Voice of Indra: om123The Glazier; Voice of the Men, Tenor and Bass (+All); The Crew: alanmapstoneThe Father; He (+All); The Second Coalheaver; Dean of Philosophy: ToddHWThe Mother: Margaret EspaillatLena: Rebecca Braunert-PlunkettThe Portress; The Wife; The Gentleman: CaprishaPageThe Billposter: EccentricOwlVictoria (also "A Woman's Voice from Above"); She (+All): Elizabeth KlettThe Ballet Girl; Voice of the Children (+All); The Crew: Frances BrownThe Male Chorus Singer; The Boy (+All the Boys): Libby GohnThe Prompter; The Blind Man (+All): Mary JThe Policeman; The Husband; Dean of Jurisprudence: Arnaldo MachadoChristine; The First Coalheaver: KHandThe Master of Quarantine (+All in Act II): Zachary Brewster-GeiszThe Pensioner (+ All); The Naval Officer; Dean of Theology: Prachi PendseThe Maids; The Lady; Don Juan: WoollyBeeEdith; Dean of Medicine: Anna SimonThe Teacher: SavannahLord Chancellor: Josh KirshNarrator: Sarah TerryEdited by Chuck Williamson

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