The Designated Mourner
The Designated Mourner by Wallace Shawn is a harsh and poetic play about the pursuit of beauty in brutal times.
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A daughter is tied to her brilliant father by a passionate bond. But then she is drawn towards an appealing man whose taste in cultural forms follows a disturbing path. The Designated Mourner is a harsh and poetic play about the pursuit of beauty in brutal times.
The Designated Mourner premiered at the National Theatre, London, in April 1996.
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