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Tony Award Winning Play!
By Peter Weiss. Translation by Geoffrey Skelton. Verse adaptation by Adrian Mitchell. Optional music by Richard Peaslee.

Cast: 9m., 3w. (extras.) "Total theatre" is the expression critics have used to describe this unique theatrical event, which is designed for production on a nearly bare stage by a large and flexible cast. The Marquis de Sade, when an inmate of the Asylum of Charenton, staged plays that were performed by fellow inmates. With this point of departure, Peter Weiss has created one of the most powerful and exciting plays of the century. One int. set.

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Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  M18
Cast Size:  12
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  106
Royalty:  $100.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $10.95
Approx. Running Time:  140 min.
Target Audience: High School | College and Adult
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Drama
ISBN (10): 0871295075
New York born, Yale, Juilliard and Paris trained, Richard Peaslee has written for concert, musical theater, jazz, dance, film and television. His works have been performed on and off-Broadway throughout the United States, Europe and Japan. He wrote the music for the Peter Brook/Royal Shakespeare Company productions of The Marat/Sade, A Midsummer Night's Dream, US and Antony and Cleopatra; for ...More
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* Please note that royalties quoted in our catalog are intended for K-12 schools with a standard curriculum only. All other producing groups must submit a completed application.

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