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The Designated Mourner

Wallace Shawn

The Designated Mourner by Wallace Shawn is a harsh and poetic play about the pursuit of beauty in brutal times.

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£9.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571179114
Date Published
15.04.1996
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Summary

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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Wallace Shawn’s first play to be produced in New York was Our Late Night, directed by André Gregory at The Public Theater in 1975. A Thought in Three Parts was staged two years later by the Joint Stock Theatre Group in London, directed by Max Stafford-Clark. Shawn’s next three plays – Marie and Bruce, Aunt Dan & Lemon, and The…

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