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Power

Nick Dear

Power by Nick Dear is a dark and dazzling tale of ambition, corruption and illusion, dealing with the origins of the Sun King.

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ISBN
9780571318605
Date Published
13.11.2014
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Summary

Some say power’s an illusion. But Louis is the master of illusion. He has turned government into a spectacle, politics into a circus.
Nick Dear’s new play on the origins of the Sun King is a dark and dazzling tale of ambition, corruption and illusion. The play premiered at the Royal National Theatre in London, in June 2003.

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Nick Dear’s plays include Dedication (Nuffield Theatre, Southampton, 2016) The Dark Earth and the Light Sky (Almeida Theatre, 2012), Frankenstein (National Theatre, 2011), Lunch in Venice (National Theatre Connections, 2005), Power (NT, 2003), The Villains’ Opera (NT, 2000), Zenobia (RSC, 1995), In the Ruins (Bristol Old Vic, 1990), Food of Love (Theatre de Complicite, Almeida, 1988), The Art of Success…

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